Smartphone app allows credit union members to scan VIN and get cost information, EPA mileage, other basic information and make notes.
CUNA Mutual report cites continuing strength that chief economist expects to see continue.
Even before Hurricane Sandy blew across several states, Enterprise Car Sales said it was helping credit unions increase their used car loan volume.
Many victims of Hurricane Sandy are still cleaning up and trying to put their lives back together four months after the storm’s destructive floods wiped out entire communities.
Eleven credit unions have recently signed on with Auto Financial Group’s DrivingSense balloon loan program.
Three months after Hurricane Sandy’s destruction slammed several states, the storm may have contributed to a jump in loans for new cars at credit unions.
Lending solution provider CU Direct Corp. said its board of directors recently approved a 3% cash dividend to its 102 shareholders.
The $370 million credit union in Oshkosh, Wis., ran its Cash Back Auto Loan promotion during the last four months of 2012.
The growth came through used car sales to more than 23,000 credit union members last year.
With a combination of used vehicles reaching their maturity mark for some car drivers and record financials from manufacturers that have emerged from a dismal scene, 2013 may shape up to be a solid year for auto lending growth.