Nick Zulovich, Senior Editor

Even before the wrangling over who will lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau intensified earlier this week, Craig Nazzaro emphasized that the heavy compliance lifting done by auto finance companies still has plenty of value. Nazzaro, who is of counsel in the Atlanta office of Nelson Mullins Riley &... Read More

SubPrime Auto Finance News Staff

The evidence continues to mount showing how much auto finance companies are tightening their underwriting and slowing the volume of subprime paper they're adding to their portfolios. Experian Automotive reported on Thursday that the number of consumers outside prime (with a credit score of 600 or below) notably... Read More

Dylan Howard, Baker Donelson

Having increased in number each of the past seven years, lawsuits alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (TCPA) continue to plague the consumer finance industry. As should be expected with an already complex statutory scheme, recent decisions have had a decidedly mixed effect, increasing... Read More

Nick Zulovich, Senior Editor

The flurry of activity associated with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, its leadership and the regulation of auto financing intensified again this week. On Tuesday, Washington D.C. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly scheduled preliminary injunction hearing for Dec. 22 as the court clash continues between Mick... Read More

SubPrime Auto Finance News Staff

Huntington Bank looked within its ranks to fill a position set to be open because of a retirement as the institution has promoted industry veteran Rich Porrello to president of its auto finance business. Since 2010, Porrello has served as managing director of the auto finance division where he oversees day-to-day... Read More

SubPrime Auto Finance News Staff

More service providers are working together to help dealership finance departments. This week, Dealertrack and DealerCenter announced a strategic integration partnership delivering a more connected F&I workflow. Independent dealerships using DealerCenter's DMS platform can seamlessly connect customer information... Read More

SubPrime Auto Finance News Staff

Each of the five metrics involving used- and new-vehicle financing that Edmunds tracks each month moved higher in November. That collection includes averages for terms, monthly payment, the total amount financed, APR and down payment. Edmunds manager of industry analysis Jeremy Acevedo pinpointed a reason why the... Read More

SubPrime Auto Finance News Staff

The streamlining of financing is happening in the subprime space, too. RouteOne announced on Monday that Exeter Finance is now an available eContracting finance source for dealers utilizing the RouteOne platform. Officials reiterated eContracting can enable the digital exchange of critical contract documents and data... Read More