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Consumers, Dealers Seek Greater Transparency Through E-Contracting

Consumers and dealers alike increasingly prefer the transparency and fast funding that comes with e-contracting as lenders who offer the service scored “considerably higher” on the J.D. Power 2018 U.S. Dealer Financing Satisfaction Survey. Dealers scored captives 65 points higher on average while non-captives added 52 points to their overall score when e-contracting options were […]

Poor Returns on Repo-Vehicle Sales Push Losses Higher, Bank Exec Says

Despite default rates remaining steady on repossessed vehicles, the cars are selling for less and causing lenders to experience more loss, Micky Watts, senior vice president of indirect lending at Anderson Brothers Bank, told Auto Finance News. “Defaults have stayed steady for the last few years as far as percentage, but we’re actually losing more […]