AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Chrysler is now offering zero-percent financing for consumers who have slightly less than top prime credit, but still fall into the A category, a spokesman announced this morning. The special incentive includes several high volume 2006 models, including minivans, Dodge Durangos and Jeep... Read More

CARY, N.C. -- The advertising deadline for the first print edition of SubPrime Auto Finance News is early next week, so act fast as space is filling up. SubPrime Auto Finance News will offer articles featuring such industry players as Chase and Wells Fargo, in addition to key insights from such industry leaders as Tom... Read More

Carbiz Announces Speaker Lineup for Dealer Conference

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Carbiz has announced the speaker list for its 2006 professional development conference for dealers Nov. 5-7, at the Sirata Beach Resort on the Gulf of Mexico in St. Pete Beach, Fla. Speakers include: -- Ken Shilson, founder of the National Alliance of Buy-Here, Pay-Here Dealers -- Duwayne Keller, a... Read More

PORTSMOUTH, Va., and BURNSVILLE, Minn. -- Higher Turnover recently announced it has been selected by Northland Auto Enterprises as their premium dealer Web site solutions provider. In addition to other services, Northland Auto Enterprises also offers a Rent'T'Own program as an alternative to buy-here,... Read More

AutoTrakk Launches Rapid Approval System

MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. -- AutoTrakk, a finance company that specializes in the subprime market, announced it has launched a new Rapid Approval System designed to expedite the approval of consumer finance applications. Robert Malcolm, AutoTrakk president, explained that the proprietary software system analyzes specific... Read More

PROSPECT HEIGHTS, Ill. -- HSBC recently announced that its auto finance division is launching an S&H greenpoints finance program that offers nearly eight million greenpoint members the opportunity to earn 15,000 S&H Solutions greenpoints on new and refinanced auto loans. "HSBC Auto Finance is excited to... Read More

America's Car-Mart 1Q Earnings Send Mixed Signals

BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Though overall company and same-store revenue both grew for the first fiscal quarter ending July 31 and several dealerships were opened during that time period, executives with America's Car-Mart also pointed to several concerns when they announced its operating results this week. According to... Read More

WASHINGTON -- More than 8 out of 10 Americans (83 percent) know they have many options when it comes to vehicle financing and 58 percent feel informed about the auto financing process, according to a new public opinion survey. The survey, conducted by AWARE, a nonprofit consumer education group focused on auto financing,... Read More