Tag: Moovel

By on February 2, 2018

Car2Go

Automotive soothsayers have foreseen the coming Armageddon, where private car ownership vanishes and we’re all ferried around in robotic taxis or rental vehicles, and manufacturers have taken their divinations to heart. Either that, or the opportunity to diversity already successful companies is too tempting a prospect to pass up. As such, we’ve seen “mobility” become the new industry buzzword — used as a fill-in for electric vehicles, autonomous development, and ride-sharing/hailing programs.

Hoping to expand its own mobility services, Daimler has announced an openness to seek broader alliances just days after BMW Group bought out its rental car partner, Sixt, from their joint car-sharing program DriveNow. That sets the stage for a peculiar partnership, as the two German automakers have a long, competitive history with each other — one which sometimes results in passive-aggressive behavior. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • Arthur Dailey: But no replacement in Windsor for the discontinued Caravan. Unless Voyager and Pacifica assembly steps...
  • Arthur Dailey: @Scoutdude: Isn’t the Voyager a decontented Pacifica, not as you posted a renamed Caravan. And...
  • ajla: “the reporting suggests a GRMN of this ilk would cost $112,000” So more than an LC500 and likely...
  • Corey Lewis: The bad thing was that there were NO claim inspections allowed during COVID, so it had to be assessed...
  • ToolGuy: If you have a non-heirloom vehicle with hail damage on the steel hood, for example, it can be a good chance...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Matthew Guy
  • Timothy Cain
  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Chris Tonn
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber