Weekly Wrap: subprime performance and captives’ market share
This week, the Auto Finance News team took a deep dive into how the pandemic is affecting subprime lenders. Auto, however, may shine bright in the coming months. Capital One saw an increase in auto originations that helped boost the bank’s overall second-quarter performance, and captives gained 8 points in market share as a result of 0% APR incentive programs. However, the bank, in line with industry trends, still upped its loan loss reserves in preparation for further economic fallout brought on by the pandemic.