This week on the MTC Show – Host Ryan Gerardi talks with restaurateur Jeremiah Fox and auto retail professional Mike Phillips about COVID-19 vaccines and passports, plus…Hertz buys 100k Tesla electric cars; Tesla China Launches New Massive Delivery Center; Behavior-based car insurance; Toyota to build a US battery plant as part of a $3.4 billion investment; GM in US to reach 100% renewable energy in 2025; William Shatner goes to space on Blue Origin rocket; Southwest Airlines Flight Cancellation Problems Continue; COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates; and more…Read More
How do we get ahead? As dealers. As auto retailers. What are some ways to adapt to disruption? To minimize the risk of adapting too soon or the wrong way? To hedge our bets in a timely fashion to avoid obsolescence and falling behind, but not prematurely? Join AutoConverse Editor Ryan Gerardi at this year’s CarGurus Navigate Panel, Tips for Adapting to Disruption in Auto Retail with forward-thinking auto industry experts to talk about what’s in store for the automotive industry.
Last month on the show we were at the early stages of being faced with COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the US coming from the Biden administration. And on its heels came the idea of vaccine…
Over the last several weeks since our previous show, vaccine mandates have undoubtedly become a point of contention not only for US citizens but people across the globe; the “chip shortage” continues to wreak havoc…
Originally featured on WardsAuto.com in June 2021 as, “Batteries, Not Engines, Driving Auto Industry Now.” As vehicle manufacturers unveil their newest generation of hybrid and electric vehicles, the race for a reliable battery is heating…
This Week on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show: Venmo Adds Crypto Trading; Elon Musk says Tesla will no longer accept Bitcoin due to “environmental concerns”; Ford, BMW lead $130M investing round in solid-state battery startup SolidPower; General Motors Announces $2.4B Spring Hill Electric Vehicle Battery Plant. Plus: Conversation with Brandi Kolosky from Plensy about using blockchain to allows more responsible borrowers to get into vehicles.
In this episode of the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show: SpaceX to send Dogecoin-funded satellite to the moon; Ford begins MACH-E Deliveries in Norway; Ford to reveal all-electric F-150 Lightning; GM partners with 7 charging network sahead of EV push; European Data Protection Guidelines for Connected Vehicles; and How usage-based insurance is keeping pace with new mobility – conversation with Ori Blumenthal from VOOM.
In this episode of the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show: Tesla cuts price of Model 3 and Model Y cars; Toyota launching three electrified vehicles in 2021; For to go all-electric in Europe by 2030; GM to phase out gas and diesel engines by 2035; And…high car prices and what you can do about it; plus…why everybody wants to buy your car.
This week on the MTC Show…Tesla to accept Bitcoin as payment for its cars; Hyundai Plans Car-Subscription Program Rollout in Europe; GM Announces Partnership with Lithium Metal Battery Startup; Toyota Team Up With Isuzu And Hino To Develop EV And Connectivity Technologies And Streamline Logistics; VW and BP Join Forces to Boost Ultra-fast EV Charging Across Europe. And Will cryptocurrency and NFTs play a role in vehicle ownership? Plus How Google’s shift away from third-party cookies might benefit auto shoppers and Why April is a good time to buy a car.
This Week on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show: How Ford Is Using Blockchain Technology To Improve Urban Air Quality; SpaceX moves to beam Starlink internet to trucks, boats, and aircraft; AI ‘Mayflower’ set for autonomous journey next month; and…What is a Crazy Confident Car Buying Experience w/ Lori DiPasquale from www.TitleKeyCash.com; Plus…Auto Pros Discussion Panel – Meet with our panel of automotive insiders talk about the car business from a service, parts, and used car perspective.