Tesla Files to Issue Inaugural Auto Lease Securitization

  • Natalie Mattila
  • January 29, 2018
There might be a new entrant in the auto asset-backed securitization market. Tesla Inc. issued an ABS-15G filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission last week, indicating the electric car maker will establish a Tesla Auto Lease Trust. The manufacturer is poised to issue a bond backed by leases on its electric cars in an […]

How You Can Score a ‘Free’ Model 3 [VIDEO]

  • Emma Sandler
  • July 17, 2017
Most of us will have to wait a while before we can get our hands on the Tesla Model 3, but if you want to skip the record-breaking waitlist and get it for free, all you need to is download the augmented reality (AR) app from Evannex. That’s right. The aftermarket Tesla accessories company Evannex has partnered with […]

Even Electric Partners With Microsoft for EV Sales Platform

  • Emma Sandler
  • July 10, 2017
Even Electric and Microsoft inked a deal to sell electric vehicles on a new “smart trading platform,” which Even Electric hopes will become the “go-to” for OEMs’ electric vehicles, Gisli Gislason, chief executive of Even Electric, told Mobility Finance. “In order to get cars to users, you need to simplify the system,” Gislason said. “The dealership network doesn’t work […]

How Autonomous Cars Will Open Doors for Lenders to Invest in Infrastructure

  • Natalie Mattila
  • June 28, 2017
Once autonomous vehicles enter the space, the pool of driver-owned, shared vehicles will start to “cannibalize” itself as production shifts to commercial autonomous fleets, Angus Ross, digital transformation and innovation leader at Deloitte Consulting LLP, said during a panel at CBA Live in April. And due to this shift in production, Deloitte predicts commercial vehicle […]

Future of Mobility, Part V: Race to the Top

  • Emma Sandler
  • June 26, 2017
As of June 15, 2017, there were more than 30 different tech companies and OEMs that have Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permits from the state of California — and they’re all rushing to be the first to offer a commercially viable vehicle. Some of these companies are very familiar to an average customer and have strong brand recognition […]
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