About Auto Finance News

Auto Finance News is the flagship publication for the auto finance industry, and is the presenter of the Auto Finance Summit. Published since 1996, Auto Finance News is the nation’s leading source for news, insights and analysis on automotive lending and leasing. Full of valuable data and exclusive market knowledge, the subscription service, which includes a monthly newsletter and a weekly email Update, guides its subscribers to better performance. Subscribe now to the publication that delivers the news that drives the industry.

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AutoFinanceNews.net Extra

AutoFinanceNews.net Extra is our the monthly e-newsletter of the AutoFinanceNews.net site. The newsletter, which reaches more than 8,000 auto finance industry executives, shares insightful articles and timely news on such facets of auto finance as the capital markets, marketing, dealer relations, and new products.

AutoFinance Big Wheels Data Report bw logo

The Big Wheels Auto Finance Data Report provides exclusive statistics on the size of the auto lending and leasing industry and its players. Published annually, Big Wheels ranks the 100 top auto financiers in the nation by loans originated, leases originated, loans outstanding, and leases outstanding, as well as offers a forecast for originations in the coming year.

Data set includes:

  • Total Outstandings 
  • Total Originations
  • Total Loan Outstandings
  • Total Lease Originations 
  • Originations by Lender/Lessor
  • Rankings by Institution
  • Directory of Auto Finance Companies 

New for 2015, the report includes:

  • A breakdown of prime-vs.-subprime loans within each of the top 25 lenders’ portfolios
  • Average credit scores
  • The percent of applications funded for prime & subprime.

Click here to download the 2015 Big Wheels Auto Finance Data Report’s table of contents.

Click here to order the Big Wheels Report.