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. […]

How Lenders Are Preparing for an Autonomous Future

  • Natalie Mattila
  • June 15, 2017
In the past year, mobility has become a crucial innovation driver of the automotive industry, and auto finance — as a result — will experience an overhaul as the industry continues to be disrupted. One of the most notable transformations will stem from autonomous cars, which are increasingly signaling a subscription carshare future. Grayson Brulte, […]

Bentley Trials Free On-Demand Carshare Service

  • Emma Sandler
  • June 2, 2017
Another luxury vehicle brand has entered into the mobility space, and this time it’s Bentley. The car brand, under the Volkswagen AG umbrella, has created an app-based service called Bentley on Demand that allows existing Bentley owners to summon a Bentley of their choice and use the vehicle free of charge for up to five days. The car […]