Enterprise offers renters' feedback to automakersMon, 27, Mar 2017
FordPass forges into tech arenaSun, 05, Mar 2017
Online platform adds recommendation toolMon, 30, Jan 2017
Used-car trade networks seek to drive wholesalers outMon, 26, Dec 2016
Traditional auto auctions are being challenged by used-car trade networks that allow dealers to buy and sell vehicles on their mobile devices. The business model of the companies behind those apps envisions dealers' using traditional auctions sparingly and cutting out wholesalers altogether.
Mining Silicon Valley for must-have car techMon, 22, Dec 2014
Automotive breakthroughs have long come from Detroit, Stuttgart and Tokyo. Yet in a sign of transformation, representatives from some of the world's largest automakers gathered in a converted paper factory in Silicon Valley this fall to catch a glimpse of the next big idea for auto technology.
Mini pilot lets owners rent out their carsSat, 19, Nov 2016
Toyota's growth model turns on servicesMon, 07, Nov 2016
For eight decades, Toyota's business model was straightforward: Sell more cars, make more profit. But in the future, top Toyota executives say, growth will come not from selling more cars but from selling services that let owners use the cars like mobile phones. The transformation is under way.
Key evolution is on its way -- no fob, just a smartphone appSun, 23, Oct 2016
Partnership forms in the parking lotMon, 26, Sep 2016
Traffic data supplier Inrix has agreed to provide data for the mapping app Waze that will help drivers find a parking spot more quickly. The partnership pairs Inrix with Waze's owner, Google, a company that it once deemed a competitor to its vision for in-car services.
Vehicle-shopping app swipes a dating ideaMon, 25, Jul 2016
A diagnostic in the cloudMon, 02, May 2016
Motorcars Toyota is installing devices in customers' cars that remotely assess the vehicle's service needs. It hopes the experiment will help the dealership deliver better service and boost customer retention.