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: 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 MTC Show we try to understand the chip shortage and consider the impending wave of EVs coming into the market, and we meet with a Philadelphia-based Uber driver who shares top 5 worst rides. Plus industry news: Tesla Purchases $1.5 Billion in Bitcoin; Hyundai and Kia Say They Are Not Talking to Apple About Self-Driving Cars; VW Explores Feasibility of Building Flying Cars in China; BMW Unveils Electric SUV to Challenge Tesla
In this episode of the MTC Show…CarGurus Study Uncovers How Pandemic Impacted Automotive Industry in 2020; Automotive Sales Pros Embrace Clubhouse Audio Drop-in App; Boeing to pay $243M penalty to settle 737 MAX DOJ case; Feds ask Tesla to recall 158k vehicles over failing touchscreen displays; Tesla Reigns as #2 EV Maker in Norway as EVs Overtake Gas Cars; Apple, Hyundai Set to Agree Electric Car Tie-Up; GM Unveils Cadillac flying car and shuttle concept at CES.
This week on the MTC Show: Conversation with Jim Johnson from VDX.tv about how auto makers connect sales data to marketing exposures and leverage a data-driven strategy; US & Europe Lifting Bans on Boeing 737 MAX; SpaceX launches more Starlink satellites, delays commercial service; Volkswagen Boosts Investment in Electric and Autonomous Car Technology to $86 Billion; Tesla Launches World’s Largest Supercharger Station; California Proposition 24: New Rules for Consumer Data Privacy.
In this episode of the MTC Show: SpaceX Sends First Astronauts to International Space Station; Tesla Being Added to the S&P 500; Walmart Teams Up with GM to Test Autonomous Deliveries; and Ford Investing $100M to Convert Kansas City Line to Build E-Transit Van. Plus…Automotive Sales Pros Discussion Panel with Mike Columbus, Joey Little, and Larry Olsen.
This week on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show: General Services Administration (GSA) Responds to Biden Campaign: ‘Ascertainment Has Not yet Been Made’ on Power Transfer; Uber, Lyft Prevail to Keep California Workers Independent; Tesla Receives Massive New Order of Tesla Semi Electric Trucks; Virgin Hyperloop propels first human passengers in high-speed test; Virgin Galactic to launch first crewed test flight from New Mexico this month; and more…
This week on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show: Used Car E-commerce Platform Shift Goes Public on Nasdaq; Used Car Consignment Store CarLotz to go public via merger; US Car Market on Path to Recovery; Tesla Third-Quarter Registrations In California Drop 13%: Report; Sweden’s New Car Carrier is the World’s Largest Wind-Powered Vessel and the Used Car Marketing Strategies Discussion Group.
In this episode of the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show: President Trump gets the Rona and the Media and Haters react, Cineworld expected to close its Regal Cinemas in the US, Tesla disbands its US media relations team, and a panel discussion on selling cars in the COVID-19 economy.