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Will Getaround Expand Toyota Lease Incentive Program With $45MM Funding?

Will Getaround Expand Toyota Lease Incentive Program With $45MM Funding?

April 21, 2017 at 9:45 am 0 comments

Getaround plans to open up its peer-to-peer carsharing platform to five additional markets this year, including potentially New York, thanks — in part — to the $45 million it raised in Series C funding, Mobility Buzz has learned. The expansions will mark 2017 as Getaround’s biggest expansion year, Jacqueline Tanzella, director of marketing communications atRead More

5 OEMs Using Virtual Reality to Change the Auto Market

5 OEMs Using Virtual Reality to Change the Auto Market

March 30, 2017 at 8:45 am 0 comments

When augmented and virtual reality first entered the consumer scene there was a lot of excitement behind its entertainment applications, particularly with video gaming. But as people have grown more familiar with the product, automakers are jumping on the bandwagon to explore the use-cases for both engineering and designing, as well asRead More

Toyota Mulls Carsharing Models for Autonomous Vehicles

Toyota Mulls Carsharing Models for Autonomous Vehicles

March 20, 2017 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Toyota Research Institute is looking into various opportunities within the mobility landscape, with an eye toward developing a rideshare service or subscription model that will make autonomous cars more affordable, said Ryan Eustice, vice president of autonomous driving at Toyota Motor Corp.’s Silicon Valley-based research facility.

Toyota Redesigning Autonomous Car Tech to Widen Driving Capabilities

Toyota Redesigning Autonomous Car Tech to Widen Driving Capabilities

March 15, 2017 at 9:05 am 0 comments

Toyota Research Institute is re-architecting the technology underlying the Guardian driver-assist system, to support Toyota’s autonomous cars with more capabilities to access a wider expanse of roadways, Mobility Buzz has learned.

Is Toyota Gearing Up to Crowdsource for Automated Driving?

Is Toyota Gearing Up to Crowdsource for Automated Driving?

February 22, 2017 at 1:07 pm 0 comments

Mobileye is clinching help from two major automakers to crowdsource data for the creation of the detailed maps needed for autonomous vehicles. And it seems other partnerships could be on the horizon this year.

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AutoGravity Expands to 46 States, Partners with Captives

January 25, 2017 at 10:43 am 2 comments

The California-based digital car buying company AutoGravity announced today that it’s now available in 46 states across the country. There are at least four lending partners available in each state where the platform is offered, the company told Auto Finance News. “You can expect multiple captive lenders and we’ll beRead More

CapOne to Provide Floorplan Revolvers in Tennessee

CapOne to Provide Floorplan Revolvers in Tennessee

August 9, 2016 at 12:57 pm 0 comments

Capital One announced today that it will provide floorplan revolvers totaling $14 million to two Honda dealerships located in Tennessee, both owned by the Hudson Automotive Group. The lender also provided a $2.6 million term loan to Hudson Automotive Group’s holding company, Hudson ET Holdings, according to a CapOne press release. TheRead More

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