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Brian Allan from HyreCar on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show

LIVE WED OCT 14. NADA Show to Go Virtual, HyreCar Partners with Midway Rental, and OEM Incentives for Fixed Ops Departments

This week on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show: NADA Show 2021 to be Virtual; Waymo opens driverless robo-taxi service to the public in Phoenix; Introducing Amazon’s first custom electric delivery vehicle; HyreCar Partners with Rental Car Agency Midway; U.S. auto suppliers scramble to fill factory jobs; Plus…Interview with HyreCar SVP Brian Allan; And…Featured panel discussion on OEM incentives for fixed ops departments to service customer vehicles remotely.



Micah Birkholz on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show

LIVE WED SEP 30. Consumer Focused Automotive Websites and Are Spotify Employees Going to Strike Over Joe Rogan?

In this live episode of the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show: Recap of the first Presidential debate of 2020 with Donald J Trump and Joe Biden; Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump’s TikTok Ban; CarEdge launches consumer-focused website offering vehicle research, listings; plus…Automotive Consumer Experience discussion panel on third-party automotive sites.



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



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.


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