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Fact Sheet: Auto Dealers are Lenders

Car Dealers Are Lenders/Creditors When the Consumer Gets both the Car and the Financing from the Dealer See this PDF for an example of a car loan. For the millions of consumers who get both the vehicle and financing at the dealership, auto dealers are “creditors.”

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Fact Sheet: No Carve-Outs for Auto Dealers

Auto dealers are heading to Capitol Hill seeking a special carve-out from the “Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010” (S. 3217), which aims to put an end to the reckless practices of Wall Street and the abusive and discriminatory tactics by finance companies of

NPR: Bill Exempts Auto Dealers From Agency Oversight

NPR’s Morning Edition ran this story about the exemption for auto dealers in the Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA). AFR opposes this exemption, and belives auto dealers should be overseen by the CFPA. (The CFPA would be created by H.R. 4173, the Wall Street Reform

Why Auto Dealers Should Not Be Exempted From the CFPA

The National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA) explains why auto dealers must be covered by the Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA). Download this information as a PDF. While the vehicles themselves have never been better, predatory auto sales and financing practices have never been worse.