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Speed Leasing Keeps Close Eye on Competitors, Mulls Expansion

Speed Leasing Keeps Close Eye on Competitors, Mulls Expansion

by March 9, 2017 at 1:51 pm

Speed Leasing LLC is sketching plans for the expansion of its leasing program — which in the long-term, could include traditional loan options — in an effort to compete against other players in the space. “When I looked at marketplace over the past couple of years, I had been followingRead More

Ducati Unveils Financing Program for 2017 Model Motorcycles

Ducati Unveils Financing Program for 2017 Model Motorcycles

by March 8, 2017 at 1:13 pm

Ducati North America now allows consumers to essentially lease a Ducati motorcycle — in some cases with a lower monthly payment and down payment than a traditional loan — through the OEM’s new financing program, Ducati Premier Financing. The program, which launched March 1, applies to all 2017 Ducati models,Read More

Leasing Startup to Launch Dealer Portal

Leasing Startup to Launch Dealer Portal

by February 28, 2017 at 11:30 am

Startup Speed Leasing LLC is gearing up to launch its dealer portal, shortly after it launches operations on March 1, Partner Hasham Malik told Powersports Finance. Speed Leasing, funded by an undisclosed Miami-based private equity firm, plans to have its dealer agreements in place by the end of March and startRead More

Powersports ABS Issuances Expected to Slow, Morningstar Says

Powersports ABS Issuances Expected to Slow, Morningstar Says

by February 27, 2017 at 1:12 pm

Powersports lenders are likely to securitize at a slower pace this year — the select few who are looking into ABS issuances — as revenue growth has slowed due to turmoil in the oil and agriculture industry, Jaime Katz, equity analyst for Morningstar Inc., told Powersports Finance. ThunderRoad Financial issuedRead More

Startup Powersports Lessor Slated for Launch

Startup Powersports Lessor Slated for Launch

by February 21, 2017 at 1:18 pm

There’s a new powersports lessor in town, Speed Leasing LLC, and it is slated for launch March 1, Partner Hasham Malik told Powersports Finance today. Speed Leasing, funded by an undisclosed private equity firm, was formed at the end of last year, and plans to have its dealer agreements inRead More

Harley-Davidson Financial Boosts Loss Provisions in 4Q

Harley-Davidson Financial Boosts Loss Provisions in 4Q

by February 17, 2017 at 10:00 am

Harley-Davidson Financial Services loan-loss provision shot up 119% year over year — to $39.8 million — in 2016, driven by higher retail credit losses. The decline came amid a 2.3% year-over-year decline in originations, to $3.1 billion. Losses — up 40 basis points to 1.8% in 4Q16 — continue to reach record highs unseenRead More

Harley-Davidson to Lean on HDFS More in 2017, Despite Rising Losses

Harley-Davidson to Lean on HDFS More in 2017, Despite Rising Losses

by February 13, 2017 at 1:10 pm

It appears that Harley-Davidson Inc. will be relying more on its captive Harley-Davidson Financial Services this year — despite rising credit losses — as more discounts and financial incentives are anticipated from foreign manufacturers. “Harley-Davidson’s primary promotional tool over the years has been financing incentives,” said James Hardiman, managing directorRead More

HDFS Originations Dip 2.3% in 2016

HDFS Originations Dip 2.3% in 2016

by January 31, 2017 at 11:30 am

Harley-Davidson Financial Services reported a 2.3% year-over-year decline — to $3.1 billion — in total origination volume for 2016 in its latest earnings report. However, loan originations ticked up in 4Q16 to $496.8 million — up 2.8% from the same time a year prior. The captive’s 2016 originations were comprised of 80%Read More