Future of Mobility, Part IV: Where Fintech and the Cloud Come In

  • Emma Sandler
  • June 23, 2017
Fintech. The cloud. Digital wallets. Blockchain. These are all buzzwords typical to the banking and payments space, but within the mobility landscape they are only starting to gain traction. But that does not mean these terms are insignificant or that they aren’t actively playing a role in the transformation of mobility consumption or auto finance. With […]

Two Japanese Firms Partner to Offer Vehicle Leasing in Cambodia

  • Emma Sandler
  • May 26, 2017
Two Japanese companies — Renet Japan Group Inc. and SBI Holdings — will be creating a new leasing company in Cambodia, the companies announced Wednesday. The joint venture leasing company, called Mobility Finance Cambodia, will carry out commercial taxi leasing and other business activities as the first step. After the company is set up, it will […]

Fair Eyes New Partners as It Preps for Launch, President Says

  • Natalie Mattila
  • May 25, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Fair, although still in startup stealth mode, appears poised to launch its business by next year, and is seeking new partners. That according to comments from Georg Bauer, the company’s co-founder and president, was the upshot from Auto Finance Innovation 2017 last week. “At the next [Auto Finance Innovation] conference, I would be delighted […]

Nissan Scouts Opportunities in Mobility for New Credit Card

  • Emma Sandler
  • May 15, 2017
Nissan Motor Co. is seeking mobility opportunities for its new Visa co-branded credit card, Mobility Finance has learned. The Visa consumer credit card, which was released May 4, is a creation between Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp. (NMAC) and Synchrony Financial. The card allows cardholders to earn points toward the purchase or lease of a new Nissan or certified pre-owned vehicle, […]