In this episode of the MTC Show: Investigating the FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried Scandal, Banning TikTok, and Signs of Relief in Car Prices. In the news: 40 states settle Google location-tracking charges for $392M; SpaceX just bought a big ad campaign on Twitter for Starlink; GM exploring vehicle-to-grid capabilities by integrating bidirectional charging; GM to Develop New Sources of Renewable Hydrogen with Norwegian Firm; Top green hydrogen/fuel cell collaboration boost for platinum-group metals; General Motors, Toyota top Rainbow PUSH diversity scorecard; More purity, more reduction, more consistency: The new rings from Audi; Volkswagen creates motorized office chair with speakers, cameras and party lights
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In this episode…Auto Pros Mike Columbus and Adam Thrasher join us to talk about rising auto finance interest rates and what is really involved with instant cash offers for your vehicle; Plus…the algorithm that is pushing rents higher across the USA; Kanye West to buy conservative social media platform Parler; IRS releases details on how your tax rate could change next year; Michigan Tech researchers are turning plastic waste into food for the U.S. military; Toyota accepts CA’s authority to set emissions standards; New York to ban sale of all gas-powered new cars by 2035 to follow California’s lead to convert to electric vehicles.
Vehicle ownership, you could say, is a significant part of American culture. In his book, “From Tyranny to Liberty” Author Bela Suhayda encapsulates this when he writes, “The years of the 50s were great times…
In this episode of the MTC Show…Tesla Loses $170M on Bitcoin; Electric Vehicles to reach mass adoption by 2025; EV Sales Hit New Record in Q2 2022; Average new car transaction price hits $48,043, setting new record; GM and Pilot Plan National Electric-Vehicle Charging Network; Innovative ‘sand battery’ is green energy’s beacon of hope; and Why buying a car will never be the same with Kelly Saunders and Mike Columbus.
In this episode of the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show…Toyota cuts vehicle production over global chip shortage; Inflation drama hits Hollywood; Retail workers don’t feel safe; Airbnb permanently bans house parties; Crypto Electric Consumption Dives; The SEC vs. Ripple; Hyundai Card Plans Its First NFT Market, Pockets Service; Block, Blockstream, and Tesla are Collaborating to Build Sustainable Bitcoin Rig; US Senators propose sweeping oversight bill; SpaceX Will Now Accept Dogecoin as Payments for Merchandise; and more…
In this week’s MTC Show, we welcome back the purveyor of AskOtto to discuss frictionless auto shopping and how you – the consumer, can expect to start seeing more online shopping conducted with perpetual search technology. We also will be looking at the latest headlines related to how we are connected and the way we get around.
In this episode of the MTC Show…Elon Musk Buys Twitter; Uber Reaches Deal to List All New York City Taxis on Its App; Hackers steal $620M in Ethereum and dollars from Sky Mavis’ Ronin network; President Biden executive order on cryptocurrencies; Hyundai Collaborates with Meta Kongz to Launch Community NFTs; Biden administration unveils new fuel economy rules; Starbucks, Volvo launch a pilot EV charging network at coffee giant’s stores; Lightning eMotors joins with GM to electrify medium-duty trucks; Plus…Interview with Allen Taylor, author of the book Cryptosocial – How Cryptocurrencies Are Changing Social Media.
In this episode of the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show we commemorate Women’s History Month by acknowledging a few historical women in STEM -Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math as well as Michelle Dillard, Brandi Kolosky, and Kelly Saunders who are leading the way for women today and helping to improve the automotive acquisition experience, alas car buying.
In this episode of the MTC Show we welcome back Alumni John Couture and Terry Lancaster for our 4th Annual Super Bowl Commercial Review of Tech Ads which aired during SBLVI. From automakers to retailers, telecomm, ride share, mobility and now cryptocurrency, too.
In this episode…3G networks will disappear this year — and that’s bad news for your car; Ford, ADT to Invest $100M in Vehicle Security Monitoring JV; GM’s Used Car Marketplace – CarBravo; Dogeparty and DP University; and more. See blog for details: