Auto Finance News Launches Week-Long Event for Spring 2019

Auto Finance News today introduced a new event, called Auto Finance Accelerate. The week-long event series focuses on all facets of auto finance operations including sales, marketing, innovation, and risk. The inaugural Auto Finance Accelerate week will take place May 13-16, 2019, at the Omni San Diego.   Produced by Auto Finance News and Royal […]

Honcker Adds Auto Insurance Options to Growing List of App Services

Startup Honcker has added 10 insurers to its leasing app to create a holistic mobile car-buying process, Chief Executive Nathan Hecht told AFN. “We’re trying to make the entire process — not just the transaction of the lease itself — simple, without [consumers] having to walk into a dealership,” Hecht said. “Now we’re looking at […]

USAA Mulls Future of Augmented Reality App as Pilot Nears Finish Line

USAA Bank is establishing itself as an innovative competitor in the direct lending space with its augmented reality app pilot — a move meant to provide consumers with a holistic approach to the car-buying experience, Renee Horne, vice president of consumer lending experiences, told Auto Finance News. “USAA doesn’t go through dealerships like many of […]

New Research Reveals Consumers Prefer Traditional Payment Options

It’s an exciting time for innovation in the payments industry, with new artificial intelligence (AI) and mobile technologies and tools emerging every day to make the bill pay process faster, easier and more convenient for consumers. However, according to Speedpay® Pulse, a consumer billing and payments trends survey of 3,000 U.S. adults responsible for two […]

Cox Forms Mobility Group, Leverages Subscription Tech Provider

Cox Automotive is on the future of mobility as a service and unveiled Monday morning the development of a new division called Mobility Solutions Group. As consumer demand shifts from the desire of ownership to mobility, Cox Automotive sees the budding segment as a “massive business opportunity, with some estimates at well in excess of $1 […]