OttoMoto and Karus Form Alliance to Transform Lending Underwriting in the Automotive Industry

June 22, 2023

OttoMoto, a catalyst for innovation in automotive financing solutions, and Karus, a leading-edge technology company specializing in data analytics and artificial intelligence, are pleased to announce a strategic partnership aimed at revolutionizing lending underwriting in the auto industry. This collaboration between two industry pioneers will empower lenders with automated and highly accurate underwriting capabilities, resulting in increased approvals for auto dealers, particularly for borrowers who have been miscategorized.

The partnership between OttoMoto and Karus represents a significant milestone in the pursuit of leveraging advanced technologies to streamline and enhance lending processes in automotive financing. By combining their expertise and resources, both companies aim to address the challenges and pain points faced by lenders and auto dealers during the underwriting process.

With the utilization of Karus' state-of-the-art data analytics and artificial intelligence technologies, OttoMoto's lending platform offers a comprehensive solution for lenders and dealers. Through automated underwriting, lenders will benefit from improved efficiency, reduced processing times, and enhanced accuracy in evaluating loan applications. This advanced technology enables lenders to make data-driven decisions, resulting in higher approval rates and increased opportunities for borrowers.

One of the key advantages of this partnership lies in its ability to effectively identify miscategorized borrowers. Through comprehensive data analysis and advanced algorithms, the OttoMoto-Karus collaboration will significantly enhance the identification and categorization of borrowers, allowing lenders to extend credit to a wider range of customers. This breakthrough will not only benefit borrowers who may have been overlooked in the past but also provide auto dealers with increased sales opportunities and business growth.

"Our partnership with Karus represents a significant milestone in our ongoing commitment to revolutionize the lending underwriting process in the auto industry," said Paul Nicholas, CEO of OttoMoto. "By harnessing the power of artificial intelligence and advanced data analytics, we are confident that our platform will deliver automated and accurate underwriting, benefiting lenders, auto dealers, and borrowers alike."

Aaron Travis, CEO of Karus, commented, "We are excited to partner with OttoMoto, a renowned leader in automotive financing. Our cutting-edge technology, combined with OttoMoto's industry expertise, will revolutionize the underwriting process and enable lenders to make more informed decisions. This partnership demonstrates our commitment to driving innovation and delivering tangible value to our clients."

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About OttoMoto: Driving Auto Lending Transformation - “OttoMoto, the Epicenter of Easy Access, Efficiency, and Opportunity, Making Transportation Accessible for Everyone."

About Karus: Karus is an AI-powered end-to-end auto finance platform that streamlines the consumer auto loan process for dealers, originators, and lenders. The platform uses machine learning algorithms to analyze borrower data and assess creditworthiness, reducing the time and effort required to approve loans at the point-of-sale. Karus also provides lenders with real-time portfolio monitoring and risk management tools to mitigate credit risk and optimize portfolio performance. By automating the entire loan process from origination through to portfolio management, Karus aims to make consumer auto financing faster, more efficient, and more accessible for both borrowers and lenders.