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Testimony of R.J. Cross, Frontier Group policy analyst, at a hearing on examining discrimination in the automobile loan and insurance industries before the U.S. House...

May 1, 2019 Blog Post

This President’s Day weekend, auto dealers will once again try to lure Americans into showrooms, hoping to attract them with holiday deals. After the...

Feb 15, 2019 Blog Post
The Hidden Costs of Risky Auto Loans to Consumers and Our Communities

In much of America, owning a car is the price of admission to society. Owning a car is also expensive, and drives millions of households...

Feb 13, 2019 Report

In the years since the Great Recession, a torrent of cheap and easy credit has washed over car showrooms and used car lots. Many have...

Feb 15, 2018 Blog Post

Building a less car-dependent transportation system is a necessity not just for the environment, our health and the effective functioning of our cities and towns,...

Apr 28, 2017 Blog Post

Cheap gas, readily available financing, low interest rates, increasing employment and rising wages have continued to fuel car sales. Now, however, auto industry observers are...

Aug 5, 2016 Blog Post

If you had ever aspired to own a big, luxury SUV or wanted to buy a tricked-out new pickup for work, 2015 has been your...

Dec 14, 2015 Blog Post

The trend toward vehicle leasing is consistent with what appears to be a broader shift to a “rentership society” and may signal that Americans are...

Nov 2, 2015 Blog Post

For now, low interest rates, long loan terms and generous lease deals are enabling many consumers to get “more car” than they otherwise dreamed possible....

Oct 27, 2015 Blog Post

If car sales are being sustained in large part by a lax lending environment and cheap credit, what will happen if and when interest rates...

Oct 19, 2015 Blog Post