Auto Loans


  • What we learn from auto loans?     Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 10:53 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses rising rates and auto sales.

  • Renaud Laplanche, CEO of Lending Club, discusses the growing trend among some consumers to bypass banks and borrow money directly from individuals.

  • Gauging consumer confidence and credit     Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 6:33 AM ET

    Ezra Becker, TransUnion, provides an overview of the U. S. consumer credit landscape, including a look at credit card use, mortgage lending, student loan volumes and auto lending.

  • Sell Tesla: Analyst     Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 10:51 PM ET

    David Dietze, President & Chief Investment Strategist at Point View Wealth Management, says that investors should not get into Tesla Motors as the stock is just too expensive.

  • Overdue Auto Loans On the Rise     Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    The percentage of auto loans that are past due is rising due to subprime borrowers, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Automakers in High Gear for Summer Car Deals Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 7:06 AM ET
    A Ford F150 pickup truck is displayed at Al Piemonte Ford on June 3, 2013 in Melrose Park, Illinois.

    With more cars on the lot this year, the summer auto sale are likely to be back in full force. But not every deal is a steal. Consumers will need to shop wisely.

  • US Watchdog Expands Probe Into Auto Lenders Friday, 3 May 2013 | 5:25 AM ET

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau expanded its probe into the car loan industry by issuing subpoenas to auto lenders over the sale of financial products like extended warranties, the WSJ reported.

  • Car Loans Growing Longer and Pricer for Buyers Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    Six- and seven-year loans are becoming an increasingly popular choice — and some lenders will even stretch that out to eight years. These long-term loans allow buyers buy the vehicle they want, but it also costs them more.

  • Millennials Tracking the ‘Greatest Generation’ Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 1:43 PM ET

    A report suggests 20-somethings living in their parents' basement may take after the thrifty, debt-averse survivors of the Great Depression.

  • Tesla Stock Falls Sharply After Announcement     Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down the costs of the electric automaker's new financing program.

  • Fed-Fueled Auto Loans: The Next Subprime Bubble? Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 8:56 AM ET
    A car awaits repairs in the service department at a Chrysler dealership.

    At car dealers across the United States, loans to subprime borrowers are surging — up 18 percent in 2012 from a year earlier, to 6.6 million borrowers. And it's the Federal Reserve that's made it all possible.

  • CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details on a new finance program that could boost sales for the electric car company.

  • AutoNation's CEO: 'Excellent' March Auto Sales     Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 6:50 AM ET

    Mike Jackson, Chairman & CEO at AutoNation, reports his company's monthly sales numbers; and discusses Tesla's new auto financing program.

  • Want a New Car? You Probably Can't Afford One Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 9:08 AM ET
    A customer looks over a Ford Fusion parked on the lot at a dealership in Colma, Calif.

    Median-income families in only one major U.S. city actually can afford to buy a new car, a new study finds.

  • Behind the Wheel With AutoNation CEO     Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 7:15 AM ET

    Mike Jackson, AutoNation chairman & CEO, discusses his company's robust sales numbers and what it says about the state of the auto industry. "The American consumer is moving on with their life," Jackson added.

  • Banks 'Green Light' Auto Loans     Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 11:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports consumers are having an easier time getting loans due to competition in the market.

  • Longer Auto Loans, Fewer Delinquencies Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 12:50 PM ET

    A wider range of car buyers in America were able to take out loans and finance their purchase, according to a new report from Experian Automotive.

  • New Car Buyers Stretching Out Payments Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 5:14 PM ET

    As more Americans go into dealerships to buy a new car or truck, they are increasingly stretching out their auto loans to at least five years in length, and often to six and seven years.

  • Farr: Putting Off Payment is 'Insidious' Trend     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 2:20 PM ET

    Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington, offers insight on the "buy now, pay later" society.

  • Standards for Subprime Lending Loosen     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 11:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Phil LeBeau discuss pursuing profit in subprime auto lending.