EVs Have Long Way to Go to Reach ‘Everybody’

The question remains: how to get to the “early majority” phase of adoption, beyond those affluent enough to already have a few cars in the driveway. Persuading a lower income, single vehicle household to opt for a more expensive EV in a “charging desert” neighborhood seems way off.

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CES 2022 Plugs Automotive’s Electric Future

It seemed like every third booth or so, among 200 transportation companies, was selling some new, innovative and convenient system for home, work or public charging. CES 2022 made it clear electrified vehicles are the future.

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Can Innovative Fleet Practices Provide Solutions to the National Worker Shortage?

Vehicle Ownership Enablement Programs Provide Freedom and Mobility to Those Who Need It Most and Provide a Much Larger New Employee Pool for Entry-Level Jobs.

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DriveItAway Looking to Solve Transportation Issue for Employers Needing Workers

With so many help-wanted signs visible at busineses nowadays, DriveItAway wants to be a part of the transportation solution for both employers and workers – especially individuals with soft credit histories or without significant funds for a down payment.

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Fixed Ops Highlighted at Future Dealer Conference

Over-the-air updates could enable technicians to identify and diagnose a problem remotely and have the parts ready for a vehicle service appointment, boosting a dealer’s efficiency and net income, says Bill Cariss, president and CEO of Holman Strategic Ventures.

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Agency Model: Developing Trend in New Car Retailing?

Under the agency model, the franchise dealer no longer is the focal point of a new vehicle sale; instead, the customer places an order directly with the OEM and names a preferred dealer. The price and dealership mark-up or commission is set by the OEM.

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Digital Retailing, Fixed Ops and ‘Last Mile’ Delivery

Car dealers have always used “runners,” but perhaps the accelerated growth in digital retailing and “door to door” vehicle service requires a more scalable program and process.

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EV Acceptance Could Signal ‘Vehicle Subscriptions 2.0’

The introduction of new-vehicle subscriptions faded out as a nonstarter on the fringe. Will electric vehicles provide the volume use case?

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DriveItAway Partners with Another Fintch Firm to Help Consumers Rebuild Credit

DriveItAway is continuing to forge partnerships to help dealerships turn vehicles while giving consumers the opportunity to secure transportation and rebuild their credit.

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DriveItAway Gains Knightsgate Ventures as Institutional Investor

DriveItAway has a new institutional investor.

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