Auto Finance Journal Staff

Enhanced technology not only makes vehicles more enjoyable for owners to have, but it also must be considered as finance companies structure their underwriting to account for the value of these features. Strategy Analytics recently released a study showing how smartphone mirroring features Android Auto and Apple CarPlay... Read More

Auto Finance Journal Staff

If auto finance companies want a sharper glimpse at just how good the collateral attached to the vehicle installment contract they are underwriting might be, new tools arriving in April from CCC Information Services and LexisNexis Risk Solutions might have some ancillary benefits. CCC announced the availability of... Read More

Auto Finance Journal Staff

Perhaps what’s being leveraged in the rental car space could be making its way into other forms of auto financing, as traditional vehicle leasing remains strong and car subscription products gain steam. As new generations enter the work force and begin traveling for business and leisure, they are looking to engage... Read More

Auto Finance Journal Staff

Machines might be handling more queries from auto finance company customers with potential results that human representatives continually strive to reach but perhaps fall a little short. One of the experts who spoke during the International Auto Finance Network Conference hosted by White Clarke Group back in... Read More

Auto Finance Journal Staff

OnApproach wants another characteristic of credit unions to be as synonymous to those financing providers as their reputation and servicing to members: collaborative analytics. And to help credit unions leverage the possibility of collaborate analytics, OnApproach recently established a pathway for institutions to... Read More

Auto Finance Journal Staff

Finance companies are fighting a cyber-war against criminals who carry out millions of daily attacks in a bid to steal personal data and defraud businesses of millions of dollars. That is the stark message from data security expert Royce Curtin, managing director of global intelligence at Barclays, who warns finance... Read More

Auto Finance Journal Staff

Criminals are becoming more creative in their approach to commit synthetic ID fraud, and new technology recently detected a ploy by an individual who tried a scheme at two different Michigan dealerships. According to the Federal Trade Commission, 1.7 percent of identity fraud complaints indicated that an auto-finance... Read More

Auto Finance Journal Staff

Your company employees can be one of your greatest assets, but a new study from Shred-it showed how your workers also can present significant risks, too. With one-third of working adults in the U.S. admitting to potentially risky behavior at work, employee negligence poses major security concerns for U.S. businesses,... Read More