In this episode…President Joe Biden signs the $1 trillion Infrastructure bill. What’s in it and how does this benefit you? Plus, 3D printed prosthetics for pet mobility; car shopping that rewards you; and do we really need a climate “crisis” to justify the need for cleaner, renewable, sustainable energy? All this in more with public transportation podcaster Paul Comfort, industrial designer Alexander Tholl, and AskOtto purveyor Eric Brown on the Mobility Tech & Connectivity Show.
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…
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…