In Decline in Auto ABS Volume, Evidence of a Shifting Landscape

The volume of automotive asset-backed securitization — a key source of auto finance liquidity — through May this year is off 12% compared with the same period in 2015, according to Deutsche Bank. That’s not to say auto ABS has turned in consistent volumes in recent years. Last year, total auto ABS fell 1% to […]
  • JJ Hornblass
  • July 27, 2016
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How SunTrust is Managing Its Expansion Into New Markets

On the heels of 25% year-over-year auto loan growth, Atlanta-based SunTrust is branching out operations into Dallas, Chicago, and Boston. The bank will offer a full line of wholesale and indirect banking products to dealers in the three cities.
  • Cody Lyon
  • June 18, 2014
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RFID, Smart Chips on the Horizon for Floorplan Management

Floorplan financiers may soon take a page out of retailer Walmart’s playbook, implementing radio-frequency identification tags to track inventory. Radio-frequency identification ― RFID, for short ― is a wireless tracking system that uses radio-frequency electromagnetic fields to transfer data from tags attached to objects. Tags contain electronically stored information that can be read from several […]
  • Marcie Belles
  • May 24, 2013
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