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Moody's upgrades Chrysler Financial auto loan ABS and keeps certain securities on review for further possible upgrade

Global Credit Research - 21 Mar 2011

Approximately $1.0 billion of asset-backed securities affected

New York, March 21, 2011 -- Moody's has upgraded nine tranches from three prime auto loan securitizations and three tranches from three re-securitizations sponsored and serviced by Chrysler Financial Services Americas LLC ("Chrysler Financial"). Eight tranches continue to remain on review for possible upgrade.

RATINGS

Issuer: Chrysler Financial Auto Securitization Trust 2007-A

Cl. A-4, Upgraded to Aaa (sf); previously on Dec 21, 2010 Aa3 (sf) Placed Under Review for Possible Upgrade

Cl. B, Upgraded to Aa1 (sf) and Remains On Review for Possible Upgrade; previously on Dec 21, 2010 A3 (sf) Placed Under Review for Possible Upgrade

Cl. C, Upgraded to A1 (sf) and Remains On Review for Possible Upgrade; previously on Dec 21, 2010 Ba1 (sf) Placed Under Review for Possible Upgrade

Issuer: Chrysler Financial Auto Securitization Trust 2008-A

Cl.A-4, Upgraded to Aaa (sf); previously on Dec 21, 2010 Aa3 (sf) Placed Under Review for Possible Upgrade

Cl. B, Upgraded to Aa1 (sf) and Remains On Review for Possible Upgrade; previously on Dec 21, 2010 A3 (sf) Placed Under Review for Possible Upgrade

Cl. C, Upgraded to A2 (sf) and Remains On Review for Possible Upgrade; previously on Dec 21, 2010 Ba1 (sf) Placed Under Review for Possible Upgrade

Issuer: Chrysler Financial Auto Securitization Trust 2008-B

Cl.A-4a, Upgraded to Aaa (sf); previously on Dec 21, 2010 Aa3 (sf) Placed Under Review for Possible Upgrade

Cl. A-4b, Upgraded to Aaa (sf); previously on Dec 21, 2010 Aa3 (sf) Placed Under Review for Possible Upgrade

Cl. B, Upgraded to Aa2 (sf) and Remains On Review for Possible Upgrade; previously on Dec 21, 2010 Baa1 (sf) Placed Under Review for Possible Upgrade

Re-securitizations

Issuer: CFAST 2007-A B Note Trust

Cl. A-1, Upgraded to Aa1 (sf) and Remains On Review for Possible Upgrade; previously on Dec 21, 2010 A3 (sf) Placed Under Review for Possible Upgrade

Issuer: CFAST 2008-A B Note Trust

Cl. A-1, Upgraded to Aa1 (sf) and Remains On Review for Possible Upgrade; previously on Dec 21, 2010 A3 (sf) Placed Under Review for Possible Upgrade

Issuer: CFAST 2008-B B Note Trust

CFAST 2008-B B Note Trust Notes, Upgraded to Aa2 (sf) and Remains On Review for Possible Upgrade; previously on Dec 21, 2010 Baa1 (sf) Placed Under Review for Possible Upgrade

RATINGS RATIONALE

The rating actions were prompted by the buildup of credit enhancement relative to remaining losses, short remaining life of the securities, as well as by a downward revision of our lifetime cumulative net loss (CNL) expectations due to further stabilization of performance since we placed these securitizations on review. The affected securitizations benefit from non-declining reserve accounts and overcollateralization (OC), as well as additional credit enhancement in the form of cash contributed by the sponsor to the 2007-A and 2008-A transactions in November 2008.

The rating actions do not take into account the pending acquisition of Chrysler Financial by TD Bank Group, as details about the acquisition are yet to be finalized. In Moody's opinion, the proposed acquisition should benefit the outstanding securitizations by providing longer term stability to Chrysler Financial's servicing operations as it restructures and explores future business prospects. This should mitigate the risk of servicing disruption during the life of the longer maturing securities. Following an agreement in 2009 between Chrysler LLC and GMAC Inc. (now Ally Financial Inc.) to provide wholesale and retail financing for Chrysler vehicles, Chrysler Financial is no longer the captive finance arm of Chrysler LLC. The company has since had to rely predominantly on originating standard (non subvented) loans and has reduced its staff to facilitate restructuring and realignment of its business.

Despite the uncertainty relating to the pending acquisition, the class A4 senior securities were upgraded to Aaa (sf). This rating is higher than that achievable for senior classes of new Chrysler Financial auto loan securitizations with the present servicing arrangements due to the shorter term to maturity of these well seasoned transactions and the much higher levels of absolute credit enhancement relative to their respective remaining pool losses. We consider these seasoned senior tranches to be less affected by the uncertainties associated with servicing. The longer maturing securities, which are more exposed to the diminishing scale of the servicing platform, and hence stand to gain more from the acquisition, remain on review for further possible upgrade. Credit enhancement for all tranches has increased substantially due to the sequential pay structure and non-declining reserve accounts, as evidenced by the ratio of total credit enhancement to the remaining expected losses. Credit support (without giving benefit to excess spread or yield supplement overcollateralization (YSOC) ranges between 42% to 51% of the outstanding collateral balance, which provides approximately 10 to 13 times coverage against remaining expected losses of approximately 4% of the remaining collateral balance adjusted for YSOC. Key performance metrics and credit assumptions are provided later in this release.

The re-securitization trust notes are secured by the Class B notes issued by Chrysler Financial Auto Securitization Trust 2007-A, Chrysler Financial Auto Securitization Trust 2008-A, and Chrysler Financial Auto Securitization Trust 2008-B transactions. The trust notes benefit solely from the credit enhancement available to the underlying notes in the underlying trusts and are therefore assigned the same ratings as the underlying notes given the pure pass-through transaction structure.

Below are key performance metrics and credit assumptions for each affected transaction. Credit assumptions include Moody's expected lifetime CNL expectation which is expressed as a percentage of the original pool balance; and Moody's lifetime remaining CNL expectation and Aaa levels which are expressed as a percentage of the current pool balance (adjusted for YSOC). The Aaa level is the level of credit enhancement that would be consistent with a Aaa rating for the given asset pool. For the affected securitizations, additional qualitative factors such as remaining life of the securities and risk of servicer disruption were also considered in determining the ratings. Performance metrics include pool factor which is the ratio of the current collateral balance and the original collateral balance at closing; total credit enhancement (expressed as a percentage of the outstanding collateral pool balance adjusted for YSOC) which typically consists of subordination, overcollateralization, and a reserve fund; YSOC; and per annum excess spread. The YSOC compensates for the lower APR on the subvened loans.

Issuer: Chrysler Financial Auto Securitization Trust 2007-A

Lifetime CNL expectation - 6.5%, prior expectation (December 2010) was 6.5% to 7.0%

Lifetime Remaining CNL expectation -- 4%

Aaa level -- Approximately 16%

Pool factor -- 21%

Total credit enhancement (excluding excess spread & YSOC): Class A-4 -- 49%; Class B -- 27%; Class C -- 19%

Excess spread -- Approximately 1% per annum

YSOC -- Approximately 2%

Issuer: Chrysler Financial Auto Securitization Trust 2008-A

Lifetime CNL expectation - 6.0%, prior expectation (December 2010) was 6.5% - 7.0%

Lifetime Remaining CNL expectation -- 4%

Aaa level -- Approximately 16%

Pool factor -- 22%

Total credit enhancement (excluding excess spread & YSOC): Class A-4 -- 51%; Class B -- 26%; Class C -- 16%

Excess spread -- Approximately 2% per annum

YSOC -- Approximately 2%

Issuer: Chrysler Financial Auto Securitization Trust 2008-B

Lifetime CNL expectation - 5.75%, prior expectation (December 2010) was 6.25% - 7.75%

Lifetime Remaining CNL expectation -- 4.2%

Aaa level -- Approximately 16%

Pool factor -- 25%

Total credit enhancement (excluding excess spread & YSOC): Class A-4 -- 42%; Class B -- 18%

Excess spread -- Approximately 1% per annum

YSOC -- Approximately 3%

Ratings on the affected securities could be upgraded (where applicable) if the lifetime CNLs are lower by 10%, or downgraded if the lifetime CNLs are higher by 10%.

The performance expectations for a given variable indicate Moody's forward-looking view of the likely range of performance over the medium term. From time to time, Moody's may, if warranted, change these expectations. Performance that falls outside the given range may indicate that the collateral's credit quality is stronger or weaker than Moody's had anticipated when the related securities ratings were issued. Even so, a deviation from the expected range will not necessarily result in a rating action nor does performance within expectations preclude such actions. The decision to take (or not take) a rating action is dependent on an assessment of a range of factors including, but not exclusively, the performance metrics. Primary sources of assumption uncertainty are the current macroeconomic environment, in which unemployment continues to remain at elevated levels, and strength in the used vehicle market. Moody's currently views the used vehicle market as much stronger now than it was at the end of 2008 when the uncertainty relating to the economy as well as the future of the U.S auto manufacturers was significantly greater. Overall, we expect a sluggish recovery in the U.S. economy, with elevated fiscal deficits and persistent, high unemployment levels.

The principal methodology used in these securities was "Moody's Approach to Rating U.S. Auto Loan-Backed Securities" rating methodology published in June 2007. Other methodologies and factors that may have been considered in the process of rating these notes can also be found on Moody's website.

Further information on Moody's analysis of this transaction is available onwww.moodys.com.

Moody's Investors Service did not receive or take into account a third party due diligence report on the underlying assets or financial instruments related to the monitoring of this transaction in the past 6 months.

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Structured Finance Group
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