Electrify America, a Virginia-based Volkswagen subsidiary, is on a mission to build a comprehensive electric vehicle (EV) charging network across the U.S., with stations no more than 120 miles apart.
Coca-Cola linked up with startup in-car commerce platform Cargo to provide beverages to Uber and Lyft passengers in Cargo’s headquarter market of Atlanta. A Cargo-equipped...
Some Chevy drivers who use Shell stations may soon be able to pay for their gas right from their car’s dashboard via the infotainment system, eliminating the need to swipe cards at the pump.
KPA Services, LLC, a provider of solutions for risk management, including environmental health and safety (EHS) risk management, has acquired Louisiana-based Environmental Risk Management & Safety, Inc. (ERS).
In light of all the bad press autonomous driving has received, MIT wants to get some answers and figure out just exactly how comfortable the American public is with autonomous technology.
It would appear that production hiccups have occurred in Tesla’s Fremont, California assembly line, where work on the company’s new Model 3 electric sedan has been temporarily shut down for the second time since late February.
Does your dealership have a customer relationship management solution, or CRM? Let’s rephrase that question in a more relevant way: does your dealership have an effective CRM solution that the staff actually uses in the way it was intended? There is evidence that dealerships that use CRM sell more cars.
Earlier this week, Mercedes-Benz USA and Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC announced plans to launch Mercedes-Benz Collection, a luxury subscription service that will allow customers to switch in and out of vehicles depending on their “needs and lifestyles.”
Here’s a conundrum: carmakers are increasingly putting communications platforms in cars, so who reaps the rewards? Automakers or telecom companies? Automakers are building the...
Tesla finally thinks it will have AWD Model 3s rolling off the line sometimes in July, an answer prompted by a tweet from a reservation holder.
Car buyers have evolved in recent years, and they know more than ever by the time they step into a dealerships. Logic dictates that car selling must change with these new trends. It helps to start learning what it is car buyers really want from a dealership in 2018.
Earlier this year, LexisNexis Risk Solutions boosted auto insurers’ ability to build customer-facing Web-sites and apps that integrated telematics information into companies’ customer support...
Mercedes-Benz and Via have launched their jointly owned ViaVan service in London, offering a different kind of ridesharing experience that is shaping up to be quite the contender against rival, Uber.
While a lot of the profit and loss depends on the vehicle itself, Lyft and Uber drivers could see some cost savings if they’re driving an electric vehicle, and there’s some analysis to back this up.
The company suspended autonomous car testing in California after pedestrian death in Arizona
From self-driving systems, battery-powered vehicles, and even ride-sharing initiatives that are changing how and why we move, these disruptive trends are moving the auto world into the future.
With the increase in testing at top technology companies, the question of if autonomous vehicles (AV) will roam the streets has turned into a question of when. However, there are still many roadblocks in the way that separate AV’s from the open marketplace.
NADA is forecasting new vehicle sales of 16.7 million units in 2018, a decline of about 2.9% from the 17.2 million sales in 2017.
The Cantin Automotive Insider and the Dave Cantin Group attended NADA Show Expo this weekend. Here's a preview of what happened.
With Ford creating a fractional ownership program, and GM investing heavily in ride-sharing company Lyft, manufacturers are trying to get ahead of major shake-ups in the industry.