What Blockchain Means for Fleet Management and Auto Finance

  • Emma Sandler
  • July 19, 2017
Fleet management of autonomous vehicles has gained traction over the past year, as more companies pivot their business models to accommodate this change in mobility. So, what does this mean for auto finance? Blockchain is set to play a huge role in fleet management, according to the report Blockchain @ Auto Finance from Deloitte Consulting […]

Blinker to Add F&I Products Into Platform

  • Natalie Mattila
  • July 14, 2017
Blinker plans to integrate insurance, parts, and services into its peer-to-peer car buying app in 2018, after securing lender partners and expanding nationwide, President Danny Martinez told Auto Finance News. “Our priorities are executing geographic expansion and integrating lenders, but we are also looking at how we can serve through the car-ownership lifecycle,” he said. “Our […]

AutoGravity to Roll Insurance, Maintenance Options Into App

  • Natalie Mattila
  • July 13, 2017
AutoGravity is working to incorporate full-service leasing options — maintenance and insurance — onto its platform, Chief Financial Officer Lukas Wickart told Auto Finance News. “On AutoGravity, in the future, you will be able to not just finance a vehicle but add insurance and additional products with your car, so [the platform] becomes more of a […]

Carvoy Launches ‘Ignite’ to Push Live Inventory

  • Emma Sandler
  • July 11, 2017
Carvoy launched its “Ignite” offering today to provide customers with live inventory access to thousands of vehicle listings — from traditional combustion engines to electric vehicles. Live inventory has always been something the New York City-based company has aimed for, and Carvoy began working on it a few months after the startup was launched in 2015, Haddar Levy, […]

Autonomous Cars to Prompt ‘Tipping Point’ in Insurance, Experts Say

  • Natalie Mattila
  • June 8, 2017
DETROIT — As vehicles enter into full autonomy, there will be a “tipping point” in the insurance industry, Mariel Devesa, head of product innovation at Farmers Insurance, said yesterday at TU-Automotive Detroit. The “tipping” point will be marked with a “shift” between personal policies and commercial policies, she said. In the short-term, the cost of insurance […]
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