Tag: TransUnion

By on April 28, 2016

tloxp

The phrase “disruptive technology” has long since been co-opted to mean “a new iPhone app for people to share photos of their meals” but it has an original and genuine meaning as well: any technology that matures faster than society’s ability to use it constructively. The list of disruptive technologies includes entries as diverse as mustard gas and the automobile itself, but the advent of the connected world has unleashed a diverse cornucopia of unintended consequences ranging from Amazon’s destruction of brick-and-mortar retailers to the corrosive effect that the various “reunion” and “classmates” websites have on American marriages.

TTAC has covered the world of automated license plate readers (ALPRs) several times, most recently discussing a company that assists police with collecting outstanding court costs and fines against motorists in traffic. We’ve also discussed the fact that governmental use of ALPRs amounts to a sort of camel’s nose under the tent.

Here’s the rest of the camel.

(Read More…)

By on March 5, 2015

hipster lyft millennials

Alleged to not be interested in cars or driving them, millennials are the fastest-growing segment of car buyers as far as lending goes, per a new study.

(Read More…)

By on December 20, 2013

Dealer Customer Stock Photo

According to credit reporting bureau TransUnion, auto finance has a bright future ahead in 2014, with easier access to credit and bigger loans for consumers.

(Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • JD-Shifty: I was told years ago on this site to try BRAVE browser…I don’t see any ads or movies on the...
  • ajla: I’d pick the Fit with an automatic if I get to tweak the options a bit. It runs 1000rpm lower on the...
  • sgeffe: At least get rid of the Bucky Beaver front-end YESTERDAY, and try to engineer powertrains that won’t bankrupt...
  • ToolGuy: @MitchConner, I enjoy your posts much more than I should. @Murilee Martin, I watched those ads. Human immune...
  • ajla: Jeep doesn’t offer the regular 2.0T in the Gladiator because they couldn’t keep it from overheating...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber