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, […]

Inaugural Issue of Mobility Finance Magazine Is Now Live

  • Natalie Mattila
  • May 12, 2017
The first issue of Mobility Finance, which explores deep trends of the financing and insuring of alternative transportation, is now live. In this issue, find out why insurers are driving into rideshare, despite the speed bumps in coverage — including the very gray area of drivers accepting cash for rides. The issue also explores who […]

Maven Aims to Ease Delivery Drivers Into Leasing With Weekly Rental Program

  • Natalie Mattila
  • May 10, 2017
General Motors Co.’s mobility services platform Maven launched a rental product for rideshare and delivery drivers called Maven Gig yesterday, in hopes it will serve as a gateway for consumers to lease vehicles from General Motors Financial Co., Rachel Bhattacharya, GM’s director of commercial mobility and AV fleet operations, told Mobility Finance. “Obviously, if a […]

Ola Forms Digital Payment Partnership in Likely Attempt to Curb Driver Defaults

  • Emma Sandler
  • May 9, 2017
Ola formed a digital payments partnership with Bharti Airtel, a global telecommunications services company in India, which is likely to impact drivers who have been defaulting on auto loans in recent months. Airtel and Ola will bring together their respective platforms and reach to co-create a comprehensive ecosystem to address India’s growing communication and mobility needs, the companies […]

5 Mobility Platforms Advancing the Gig Economy

  • Emma Sandler
  • May 9, 2017
When Uber began in 2009, the company assumed the position of leading the first wave of mobility services into the gig economy, and in many ways has come to define it. But as the gig economy has evolved, it has expanded into a nebulous entity that has outgrown a simple example. Uber, for instance, has established […]
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