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Experian AutoCount Case Study

NorthWest Federal Credit Union


This case study of NorthWest Federal Credit Union is based on a July 2017 survey of Experian AutoCount customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“AutoCount provides data-based insights that help me to make better informed and more profitable decisions.”

“AutoCount enables my sales representatives to identify beneficial dealer prospects by market share and risk segmentation, helping to build profitable relationships.”

“We know exactly where we are in relation to our competitors on a monthly basis.”


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Experian AutoCount:

  • Addressed the following challenges after using AutoCount:
    • Designing loan and/or lease products that meet the market need and risk tolerance
    • Benchmarking their loan programs to market averages and adjust
    • Modifying underwriting strategy
    • Providing sales representatives insights to target the right dealer partners
    • Refining measurement and pricing strategies

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Experian AutoCount that the surveyed company uses:

  • Has been an AutoCount client for 4 – 6 years.
  • Accesses AutoCount data from:
  • Subscribes to the following AutoCount report:
    • Market
  • Uses AutoCount for the following:
    • To identify dealer partner opportunities and/or view individual dealer activity
    • To understand competitors’ positions and trends in the market
    • For visibility into loan and lease measures and/or new versus used car activity
    • To determine geographic trends or activity
    • To view loan attributes by average risk score
    • To benchmark their programs to market averages
    • To obtain a clearer understanding of the credit tiers their competitors are buying
    • To assist with underwriting strategy


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Experian AutoCount:

  • Values the following AutoCount benefits compared to other automotive reporting products:
    • Data quality/completeness of data
    • Ease of use
    • Value
    • Uniqueness of data
    • Flexibility in defining reports
    • Customer service

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Experian Automotive by TechValidate.

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