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Capital One Auto Originations Decelerate Amid Increased Competition

Capital One Financial Corp.’s auto origination volume fell 5% last year, according to a fourth-quarter earnings report. In an earnings call, Chief Executive Richard Fairbank attributed the deceleration to an increase of competitive intensity in the auto industry. Auto originations fell to $26.2 billion in 2018, compared with $27.7 billion in 2017. Despite Capital One’s […]

GM Financial Profits, Originations Grow in 3Q

General Motors Financial boasted increased profits, higher loan originations, and improved credit quality in the third quarter, according to yesterday’s earnings. Net income for the quarter shot up 118% to $441 million, as the captive notched its fifth straight quarter of higher credit scores underlying finance volume. “We financed 43% of GM new vehicles sales […]