Category: Financing

Auto Dealers Uphold Fair Credit and Consumer Competition

Our program helps dealers to offer competitive rates to our customers while abiding by the nation’s fair credit laws. It’s good for our customers, good for our businesses, and implementing it is the right thing to do.

Congress, President Act to Protect Auto Loan Discounts for Consumers

President Trump signed into law S.J. Res. 57 – a measure passed by Congress to reject a Washington bureaucracy’s rule which could have eliminated the ability of car dealerships to discount loans for their customers.

The History of the CFPB’s Campaign to Eliminate Consumer Discounts in Auto Financing

Today’s vehicle financing model is extraordinarily efficient and competitive and provides access to affordable credit to consumers in all credit tiers.

The Final Drive Against the CFPB’s Auto Financing Guidance

My fellow dealers, we are on the 2-yard line. And if we can get the ball across the goal line, our efforts to finally rescind this deeply flawed and anti-consumer CFPB guidance will have at long last have paid off.

Senate Passes NADA-Backed S.J.Res. 57 to Rescind Flawed Auto Lending Guidance

Yesterday, by a bipartisan vote of 51-47, the Senate approved S.J.Res. 57, which rescinds the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB’s) flawed auto finance guidance. 

Dealer Alert: Senate Vote Today on Repeal of CFPB’s Flawed Auto Finance Guidance

All Dealers Should Call Their Senators TODAY to Urge a “YES” Vote for S.J.Res. 57.

NADA Supports Efforts in Congress to Preserve Consumer Auto Loan Discounts

Two separate measures are under consideration in Congress to repeal the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) deeply flawed and anti-consumer auto financing guidance from 2013 that pressures indirect auto lenders to eliminate the ability of local dealerships to offer discounted auto loans to their customers.

NADA Mark Scarpelli Detroit

Tax Reform Bill Means Opportunity and Success for Dealers

This critical amendment was more than just another tax issue to us. The floor plan loan is the economic cornerstone of the franchised dealership.

Dealerships 101: What is Auto “Floor Plan” Lending?

Many consumers who purchase new cars or trucks from local dealerships may not realize that the dealership actually owns those cars and trucks, which they purchase directly from the factories. So how are dealerships able to afford keeping an inventory of all of those new cars and trucks on their lots? 

NADA Chairman Discusses the Negative Consequences of Stair-Step Incentive Programs

NADA Chairman Mark Scarpelli on Tuesday urged automakers to consider how stair-step incentive programs are damaging their brands, and alerted manufacturers about the unintended consequences of such programs that erode consumer trust and lead to a lack of loyalty to – and desire for – their brands over time.