American Honda Finance Corp. | Auto Finance News | Auto Finance News

American Honda Finance Dodges Class-Action Lawsuit

American Honda Finance Corp. has avoided a class-action claim that it was culpable in negligent supervision of one of its dealership partners, according to a unanimous opinion published by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The plaintiff, Harvinder Singh, alleged that the Auburn, Wash.-based dealer Hinshaw Honda did not provide him with three add-on features […]

Honda Finance’s Late-Stage Delinquencies Rise

American Honda Finance Corp.’s late-stage delinquencies rose 28% year over year to 1.21% of outstandings through June 2018, including a spike in delinquencies more than 120 days past due, according to the company’s latest securitization pre-sale report prepared by Fitch Ratings Agency. Delinquencies more than 120 days past due grew to $108,000 up from just $40,000 […]

Honda Dealers Stress Need for Reps, E-Contracting, Lease Packages

Dealers, particularly in the Southeast, have struggled with American Honda Finance’s rollout of electronic contracts and rep turnover, Paul Ritchie, president of Hagerstown Honda and Kia, told Auto Finance News. “They have a lot of new reps and new buyers and they seem to be in training a lot during the day when we need […]

Lenders Are ‘In Limbo’ Amid Potential Changes to CFPB Fair Lending Policies

  The battle over how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau polices discrimination cases has long been one of the most contentious wars waged between the auto finance industry and its regulators. This battle had led to multi-million-dollar consent orders, has forced or persuaded several lenders to cap their dealer compensation rates, and has prompted at […]

Captive Finance Overtakes Banks in 2017 Loan Originations

Captive finance companies saw an increase in auto loan originations in 2017 compared to last year, beating out most banks, according to a new report from CU Direct and AutoCount. Toyota Financial Services reached to No. 2 in 2017, up from No. 6 in 2016, as its originations grew 41% to 1.1 million. American Honda […]

Electric Vehicle Sales Lean Heavily on Leasing, Study Finds

U.S. leasing penetration of electric and hybrid vehicles is more than double the national average for its gas counterparts, according to a new study from Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Nearly 80% of battery electric vehicles and 55% of plug-in hybrids are leased in the U.S. compared with a 30% penetration rate across the industry. Those […]
Page 1 of 712345 ...Last »