Moovel’s Accelerator Seeks Mobility Aggregator Startups

  • Emma Sandler
  • August 3, 2017
Moovel — Daimler AG’s mobility unit platform with an integrated booking and payment system for mobility services — is looking to support up to six startups through its accelerator MobilityX, Auto Finance News has learned. MobilityX is comprised of three parts — an education outreach, bi-monthly meetups, and an accelerator. The education outreach and meetups began […]

Zego to Expand Pay-as-You-Go Insurance for Gig-Economy Drivers

  • Emma Sandler
  • August 2, 2017
Zego, an hourly insurer for commercial workers of the gig economy, raised over $1.3 million in seed funding to bring its product to delivery drivers and couriers en masse, the company announced earlier this week. Last Updated: 2nd August, 2017, 11:04 AM

5 Subscription Services Ushering New Ownership Models

  • Emma Sandler
  • August 1, 2017
Traditionally, there have been two ways of owning a vehicle: buying one or leasing one. But now you can subscribe to one. Riding on the subscription craze that has engulfed e-commerce for some time (think beauty and lifestyle subscriptions boxes, razor blade subscriptions, and entertainment streaming services), the automotive world is starting to catch up. […]

10 Auto Finance and Mobility Companies Tackling AI

  • Emma Sandler
  • July 31, 2017
The term “artificial intelligence” may seem like a 21st-century buzzword, but in fact, it has existed for more than six decades. However, only now is a part of our daily lives. AI exists in simple forms, like chatbots and digital personal assistants, as well as more advanced iterations in machine learning and self-driving cars. Transportation […]

Daimler Invests in Mobility for Boon in Financial Services Division

  • William Hoffman
  • July 31, 2017
Daimler Financial Services is looking to grow its portfolio by more than 5.5% through 2020, largely driven by its investments in mobility, according to the company’s second-quarter earnings report. The OEM intends to spend 15.2 billion Euros on the development of mobility in 2017 and today the company serves 14.5 million people worldwide through a […]
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