Aug 06, 2018
In the year when BMW and Daimler announced their intention to merge their mobility services, who better than the Head of Brand for BMW Mobility to provide IAFN’s keynote auto speech? Tony Douglas. Head of Brand, Marketing and Communications. BMW Group Mobility Services will address up to 500 delegates at the International Asset Finance Network Conference in Park Plaza London Riverbank, on September 13. He is expected to provide a comprehensive vision for the future of BMW’s mobility services.
Aug 10, 2018
With the auto market rapidly changing and the role of dealerships under threat, online start-up Joydrive has announced plans to transform the role dealerships will play in the future, saying they risk becoming a “threatened species”. The tech company says Tom Durant of Classic Chevrolet (pictured above), rated the largest Chevrolet dealership in the US for nine out of the last eleven years, has joined Don Fleming of Northwest Motorsport, one of the country’s largest independent pre-owned dealerships, on Joydrive’s dealer advisory board to radically change the way customers interact with and buy cars from dealerships.
Jul 23, 2018
China is leading global demand for new passenger vehicle sales in major markets, ahead of the US and EU, according to the latest data from ACEA, the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association. ACEA’s latest 29-page Economic and Market Report for Q1 shows that Chinese demand increased by 5.6% to almost 6.0 million vehicles, representing 29.5% of global sales.