Taxify Rideshare Looks to Offer Lease Incentives to Drivers

  • Emma Sandler
  • June 6, 2017
Taxify, a rideshare operating in eastern Europe and Africa, is exploring the possibility of providing car leasing incentives to drivers, along with other alternatives, Mobility Finance has learned. There are many rideshares — including Zemcar, Fasten, and Ola — that either currently operate a lease program for drivers or plan to in the future. Offering vehicle […]

Who Will Own The Autonomous Vehicle Rideshare? (Page 2)

  • Emma Sandler
  • June 1, 2017
Cost is certainly something that could prevent private ownership. The average American spends around $30,000 on a new car or light truck, According to the National Automobile Dealers Association. And although the price for a level 5 autonomous vehicle is unknown, traditionally cars begin at a base price and additional features impact the cost. “With […]

How Rideshares Will Blend Into OEMs When Autonomous Cars Go Mainstream

  • Diana Asatryan
  • June 1, 2017
No doubt, 2017 is the year of autonomous. Major carmakers are not only testing driverless cars, but are beginning to deploy shuttle-like autonomous ridesharing services in closed environments. Ford Motor Co., for example, vowed to have its first batch of autonomous shared shuttles available on Ford factory campuses next year. It will also launch a […]

Allstate Eyes Carshare Insurance Offerings

  • Natalie Mattila
  • May 31, 2017
Allstate Corp. is “researching” opportunities to offer carshare insurance coverage, as the auto insurance marketplace continues to evolve, Mobility Finance has learned. And, given the amount of time that it took Allstate to launch its rideshare insurance offering [just under 12 months], carshare coverage could be offered within a year. “We are looking into researching […]

10 Innovative Startups Disrupting Mobility Finance

  • Emma Sandler
  • May 30, 2017
It’s old hat now to say that auto finance is an industry ripe for disruption because, quite frankly, it’s already happening. From keyless carsharing technology to bringing the entire car-buying process online — including discovery, financing, purchase, and trade-ins — the shakeup of finance is well underway. Each company has a different business model and offers consumers […]
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