Mobility Buzz Pivots to Cover Evolution of Mobility Finance

  • Natalie Mattila
  • May 4, 2017
In true startup fashion, we are pivoting Mobility Buzz to focus on the financing and insuring of alternative transportation. As such, Mobility Buzz, a Royal Media venture, is adopting a new name, Mobility Finance, and reside at mobilityfinance.net. Readers will see the changes go into effect over the next day or so. We started Mobility Buzz to delve […]

3 OEMs Using Blockchain to Disrupt Auto Finance

  • Emma Sandler
  • May 1, 2017
Everything is ripe for disruption. Auto finance, in particular, is poised to be disrupted with the use of blockchain in the near and not-so-distant future. Blockchain is a public ledger of digital transactions that can be shared among a distributed network of computers; it allows participants on the network to securely manipulate the ledger without […]

2 Rideshare Startups Seeking Fleet Financing

  • Natalie Mattila
  • April 25, 2017
As more rideshare services launch, the market for strategic partnerships becomes increasingly competitive. And the biggest challenge to success in the carshare, rideshare, or on-demand rental market is having fleet financing and insurance partnerships in place, Julian Espiritu, managing director of consultancy firm Abrams Carsharing Advisors, told Mobility Buzz. For entrepreneurs, qualifying for fleet financing […]

Will Getaround Expand Toyota Lease Incentive Program With $45MM Funding?

  • Natalie Mattila
  • April 21, 2017
Getaround plans to open up its peer-to-peer carsharing platform to five additional markets this year, including potentially New York, thanks — in part — to the $45 million it raised in Series C funding, Mobility Buzz has learned. The expansions will mark 2017 as Getaround’s biggest expansion year, Jacqueline Tanzella, director of marketing communications at Getaround, told Mobility Buzz. The […]

Uber, Getaround Offer Carless Drivers With Alternative to Leasing

  • Natalie Mattila
  • April 17, 2017
As the auto industry shifts further away from traditional car ownership to a shared economy, there is a new incentive for carless Uber drivers, which allows drivers to rent out cars by the hour from Getaround’s platform. The cars are not made available through Getaround’s peer-to-peer carshare service, but are yet another offering through Uber’s […]
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