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Mike Phillips, Ty Thompson, and Ben Koller on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show

LIVE WED SEP 16. Hot Used Car Market, Vehicle Acquisition, Disposition, and Facebook Marketplace

This week on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show we are focused on the used car business. Kicking things off will be myself and Jay as we run through recent developments in the used car business, including an update on the Hertz bankruptcy (see below). Also…KAR posts $32M net loss in Q2, but CEO expected worse; KAR Global to buy BacklotCars for $425 million; Ohio approves tax credit for Carvana distribution center near Cleveland; Cherokee Media Group’s All-Digital Used Car Week Set for November

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Carl Van Ostrand from DISQO on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show

LIVE WED SEP 2. Consumer Confidence, Auto Parts & Service Sales Up, Plus Other COVID-19 Auto Industry Trends

In this episode of the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show we talk about the overall state of the auto industry, and covid’s impact on consumers with our Special Guest Carl Van Ostrand from DISQO. We look at new data and insights on COVID-19’s impact on the auto industry and consumer confidence, plus Sunbit’s recent endorsements with Acura, Honda, Infiniti, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, and Volkswagen as a preferred solution for financing parts and services.


Joe Yannetty and Roger Nygard on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show

LIVE WED AUG 19. Michigan Creates Autonomous Vehicle Corridor, ‘Suckers’ Movie Remastered

In this episode of the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show we welcome Special Guests Joe Yannetty and Roger Nygard, writers of the 1999 film ‘Suckers’ about a car dealership in SoCal – directed by Nygard, to talk about movie making in the car business. The theme this week is Automotive Consumer Experience and we talk about the fate of cars in cities and government contact tracing of Covid-19.


Bitesize CEO Jess Lee on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show

LIVE WED AUG 12. Apple Vertical Cinema and SMS Marketing in Auto Retail

This week on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show: Apple Vertical Cinema; Conversation with Bitesize CEO Jess Lee about text message (SMS) marketing in Auto Retail; Joe Biden selects Senator Kamala Harris as running mate; Mayor de Blasio tells New Yorkers to stop buying cars; Chicago to use social media to track tourists violating quarantine – Advanced Auto Retail Marketing Panel Discussion.


Steve Greenfield on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show

LIVE WED AUG 5. How Remote Retailing Players May Benefit Long Term from the COVID-19 Pandemic

This week on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show, we discuss the impact of TikTok being banned in the US and the potential Microsoft buyout. We also take a deep dive with our Special Guest for the day – Steve Greenfield from Automotive Ventures, into how “Digital Retailing” (or Remote Retailing) players may benefit from the pandemic in the long-term. Plus, it’s Used Car Week on the show and we have a panel discussion lined up to look at the state of the used car business and key developments.


Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show with Special Guests Ephraim Barcelo and Levon Sarkissian

LIVE WED JUL 29. Tesla Goes to Austin, Digital Retail Champions, and The Future of Virtual Industry Conferences

In this episode of the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show: Tesla picks Austin for $1 billion auto factory; Covid Outbreak interrupts sports’ return; Joe Biden’s campaign tells staffers to delete TikTok from personal, work phones; and Emptier Roads Not Resulting in Increase in Safety, Data Says; Plus…Digital Retail Champions, and the Future of Virtual Industry Conferences.



Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show ft. Steve Roessler from DriveCentric

LIVE WED JUL 15. Kia Live Stream Showroom, Uber to Buy Postmates, and Amazon Sweetens Deal with Zoox

This week on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show: Kia launches ‘Live Stream Showroom’ to offer customers an innovative digital experience; Drivers Pass on Lane-Assist; Uber to buy Postmates for $2.65 billion to expand delivery; Amazon plans at least $100M in stock awards to keep Zoox talent; Kanye West Confirms He’s Running for President; WNBA players want Sen. Kelly Loeffler removed from Atlanta Dream ownership.


Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show with Jay & Ryan

LIVE WED JUL 8. Rental Car Company SIXT to Expand US Footprint, Waymo Partners with Volvo, and NFL Star Colin Kaepernick and Disney Make a Deal

This week on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show: Rental car company SIXT set to take over 10 airport locations; Waymo Partnering with Volvo Car Group to scale the Waymo Driver; Tesla competitor Nikola will utilize fuel cell water; Ford Reintroducing Bronco as Standalone Brand; Introducing PONS – a new mobility ecosystem with autonomous vehicles for city needs; NFL star Colin Kaepernick and Disney announce partnership deal.


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