Dear Industry Friends:

We hope you're enjoying SubPrime Auto Finance News and our weekly e-newsletter, SubPrime News Update, as much as we enjoy producing them. As we approach the half-year mark, we want to thank everyone in the industry for the strong support we've received.

We would also like to share with you a few of the comments we've received on our publication and invite you to share your feedback, story ideas and insights by e-mailing Please be sure to identify who you are and which company or dealership you represent.

Additionally, given the complexity of this highly regulated industry, one of our goals going forward is to recognize industry professionals who are working hard to get it right and assist credit-challenged customers with getting behind the wheel.

Is someone at your dealership doing a stellar job? If so, please offer the kudos they deserve and recognize them in our publication. We invite you to send photos and a brief blurb outlining the success of someone in your company who specializes in providing special finance or buy-here, pay-here services for customers and others in the industry. We accept high-resolution digital photos.

We look forward to continuing to keep you abreast of the latest news in the tough subprime marketplace.

All the best,

Jennifer Reed

Editor, SubPrime Auto Finance News

Here are some of the comments we've received:

"I read SPN thoroughly and enjoy it." —Art Spinella, CNW Marketing Research

"There are plenty of issues that drive more deeply into the subprime market that I don't see often addressed to the fullest in larger publications so I believe a focus on this market is overdue." —Bill Jensen, Chase Auto Finance

"First of all, I wanted to tell you that I really enjoyed your article about Capital One Auto Finance. I think it really hit on all the key components that you and I have discussed, and I look forward to keeping you abreast on all the exciting plans we have for 2007." —Stephen Schooff, Capital One Auto Finance

"Congratulations on the launch of SubPrime Auto Finance News. I am on the subscriber list, and it has been very informative so far. Good job." —Ryan Linnehan, Linnehan Family of Businesses

"The publication looks great." —Mike Linn, National Independent Auto Dealers Association

"Chrysler Financial likes the publication." —Kelly Mankin, Chrysler Financial