Wells Fargo Focuses on Customer Experience as Rate Hikes Squeeze Growth [VIDEO]

LAS VEGAS — Wells Fargo Auto is confident in the current health of the economy and auto industry, but the Federal Reserve’s rate hikes are slowing down portfolio growth, Jerry Bowen, executive vice president, told Auto Finance News during the 2018 Auto Finance Summit last week. “There’s always a risk of unexpected events that could […]

Interest Rates, Labor Constraints Threaten to Derail Near-Historic Expansion, Economist Says

LAS VEGAS — Shifting monetary policy, a tight labor market, and a host of other challenges threaten to disrupt the second-longest business expansion in U.S. history, said Robert Dye, senior vice president, and chief economist at Comerica Bank, in a session yesterday at the 18th Annual Auto Finance Summit. The current business cycle has been in […]

HCA, BMW Financial, Bank of America Win Excellence Awards at Summit

LAS VEGAS — Three companies were recognized for achievement in the auto finance sector during the Auto Finance Excellence Awards ceremony presented Thursday at the 2018 Auto Finance Summit. The annual celebration honors achievement by companies in the automotive lending and leasing industry. Hyundai Capital America was presented an Excellence Award for its dramatic transformation […]

Nominations Close Tomorrow for Excellence Awards

Tomorrow is the deadline to submit nominations for the 2018 Auto Finance Excellence Awards. Held annually since 2005, the award recognizes executives and companies that have made great contributions to auto lending and leasing in the past year. Among other accomplishments, executives or companies may be nominated for: Notable acquisitions that have changed the auto finance landscape […]
  • Marcie Belles
  • September 20, 2018

Deadline Nears for Auto Finance Excellence Awards

With just more than a week to go before the Sept. 18 deadline, now’s the time to submit nominations for the 2018 Auto Finance Excellence Awards, which have annually since 2005 recognized executives and companies that have made great contributions to auto lending and leasing in the past year. Among other accomplishments, executives or companies […]

Shanghai Leasing Trade Association named Host Partner for 2018 Auto Finance Summit Asia Event

The Shanghai Leasing Trade Association, a non-profit association with the mission to strengthen the leasing industry’s services, self-regulation, and coordination in Shanghai, has joined Auto Finance News as the host partner for the upcoming Auto Finance Summit Asia event. The two parties met in Shanghai on the afternoon of April 25 to formally sign an […]
  • Skylar Taylor
  • May 10, 2018
  • Asia

Auto Finance Summit Asia Debuts Amid Booming Market

Over the last year, Auto Finance News has been dedicating more coverage to the Asian auto finance market, in order to bring readers the most pressing information about this exciting sector. Now, with the host partner Shanghai Leasing Trade Association, AFN is going international to introduce Auto Finance Summit Asia 2018 as a new event in Shanghai showcasing the […]

Disruptive Economy Offers ‘Big Role’ for Auto Lenders, GM Financial CEO Says [VIDEO]

Mobility and disruptive technology continue to develop in the automotive industry, and there’s a “big role” for auto finance companies in a disruptive economy, according to Dan Berce, president and chief executive of General Motors Financial Co. As General Motors Co. — GM Financial’s parent — takes more strides into emerging mobility and autonomous technologies, […]
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