Passenger Vehicle Residual Value Insurance

Our core expertise is residual risk assessment based on deep industry knowledge and sophisticated analytics. Our insurance solutions are underwritten utilizing our proprietary modeling and residual value forecasts.

Residual Value Insurance is utilized to manage residual risk exposure and optimize lease accounting. We work closely with clients to understand the business objectives, so that each insurance policy is custom designed to precisely match the client’s needs. Each client is supported by a dedicated Account Team to provide RVI’s best-in-class customer service.

Residual Value Insurance will:

  • Manage residual risk exposure against unforeseeable market fluctuations
  • Optimize lease accounting by creating a financial asset which improves efficiency ratios

We serve a wide range of lessors and lenders:

  • Banks
  • Captive Finance Companies
  • Independent Lessors
  • Credit Unions
  • Fleet Management Companies

New Residual Value Products

Trade Value Protection
Residual value insurance which provides protection to a consumer in connection with the trade-in of a purchased vehicle within a set timeframe (2-4 years). Trade Value Protection enhances customer loyalty by providing protection only upon return to the same dealer or OEM for the next vehicle purchase.

Used Vehicle Price Index

The Index represents the sum of all of the macro economic factors and auto industry specific behaviors that influence the value of late model used vehicles. Click here to view and download the latest version of the Index (USA & Canada).



Senior Vice President, Passenger Vehicle

Rene joined RVI in 2002, with responsibility for Passenger Vehicle underwriting and risk management. Since then, he has become responsible for business and product development for the insurance business as well as Analytical Services. His area of expertise is in the analysis of the auto leasing market with particular focus on portfolio risk management; his extensive experience in residual risk management includes consulting with bank and captive lessors on appropriate reserve estimates, as well as residual setting practices. Before joining RVI, he was a Principal at The Campbell Group in Boston, MA, and prior to this spent four years at Standard & Poor’s Global Automotive Group. Earlier in his career, he worked at World Omni in the residual risk group and the Federal Reserve’s automotive group. Rene holds a B.A. in Mathematical Economics from Brown University.


Director, RVI Analytical Services

Wayne has been with the RVI team since in 2006. Starting as a Claims Analyst, he is now responsible for the production and distribution of the RVI Guidebooks for the US and Canada as well as the US Super Luxury Guidebook. Wayne’s responsibilities also include client service management, where he focuses on delivering residual risk analysis for banks, captives and credit unions, as well as communicating RVI’s current and future outlook of the used car market. Prior to joining RVI, Wayne spent 6 years with Enterprise Rent-A-Car in the Rental and Remarketing Departments for the Hartford/Springfield area. Wayne earned a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Connecticut – Storrs.