Marcie Belles | Auto Finance News | Auto Finance News
Marcie Belles

Marcie Belles

Vice President

Marcie D. Belles joined Royal Media Group in 1996. Marcie spent 17 years covering auto finance, most recently as managing editor of Auto Finance News. In 2001, Marcie won an award from the Newsletter & Electronic Publishers Foundation for her coverage of GE Capital Corp.’s exit from the auto finance business. She assumed her current position in 2014, running all of Royal Media’s auto finance data and research initiatives. She graduated cum laude from Yeshiva University in New York, and lives in Houston with her husband and two sons.

A blossoming partnership: An inside look at Santander’s deal with FCA

From the October feature: Since revising their financing alliance this summer, Santander Consumer USA and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles appear to have smoothed the speed bumps that had hindered the Chrysler Capital partnership for years. The original partnership had consistently been weighed down by missed penetration rate targets. Quarter after quarter, Santander would cite “the competitive […]

Chrysler Capital eyes floorplan growth

Chrysler Capital’s floorplan decline will likely see an about-face in the coming months, Shawn Allgood, head of Chrysler Capital and auto relationships for Santander Consumer USA, told Auto Finance News. “Over the course of the last few months, we've picked up some really big dealers,” Allgood said. “And I think you're going to see that […]

Ally sets record with used-car volume

Used-car loan originations hit $5.24 billion at Ally Financial in the second quarter, the highest level ever for the lender. Ally initially surpassed the $5-billion mark for used-car volume in the first quarter, notching $5.15 billion in originations. Used volume has been on an upward trajectory at Ally since the third quarter of 2017. “We […]

Credit Acceptance discloses 3 new investigations

Credit Acceptance Corp. (CAC) is at the center of regulatory actions initiated over a two-week period by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the attorneys general of Mississippi and New York, the company disclosed in a July 30 10-Q filed with the SEC. “We don't have any insight into when and why those things […]

Ford Credit scales back leasing

Ford Motor Credit’s lease volume has dropped to its lowest level in more than four years, according to an analysis by Auto Finance News. The captive originated 81,000 leases last quarter, down 22% year over year. In the past four years, Ford Credit’s leasing volume has dropped below 90,000 units only four times — once […]
Page 1 of 1012345 » ...Last »