The subprime lender could lose a big partner now that Fiat Chrysler has officially announced it will form its own auto finance unit, and the two are negotiating an end to their 6-year-old relationship.
Strong policies against sexual harassment appear to be a factor in shielding banks from the public shamings that have occurred in other industries, but even they know they can’t get too complacent. Some are ditching old training sessions and trying new things like coaching witnesses on how to report demeaning behavior.
The Detroit company recorded an 11% increase in car loans and leases originated during the fourth quarter, as well as a jump in yields. Ally appears to be benefiting from Wells Fargo's substantial retrenchment in auto lending.