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Chase Auto pilots subscription model, questions scalability

LAS VEGAS — Chase Auto is experimenting in the subscription service space by funding a “cross-product or cross-model” offering, Chief Executive Mark O’Donovan said at the Auto Finance Summit. Chase is providing a wholesale credit line, with the dealership groups running the subscription models, he said. “We’re dabbling in it to try to support our dealer […]

AFS 2019: HyreCar exec pinpoints subscription service challenges and opportunities [Video]

What do delivery pizza and automotive subscription services have in common? HyreCar’s SVP of Strategic Partnerships Brian Allan made the case at the Auto Finance Summit that vehicle subscription services could unlock the potential for consumer adoption with a seamless mobile app, just as Domino’s achieved with pizza delivery 10 years ago. “Domino’s changed the […]

SoftBank said to be behind Fair’s downsizing decision

SoftBank, the lead investor in the subscription app Fair, is likely driving Fair to downsize as investors question current mobility business models, sources told Auto Finance News.  Yesterday, it was determined that Fair, which provides an automotive subscription service, would cut more than 40% of its workforce, including its chief financial officer. SoftBank -- a […]

Mobiliti bolsters subscription service with increased market data

Detroit-based subscription service Mobiliti is tweaking its business model to provide dealers with real-time market data, the company announced today. In addition to providing consumers with vehicle subscription and purchase options, Mobiliti now delivers market data and additional leads to dealers by tracking customer intent on the site. The “much-needed, market-specific data” will help dealers to […]

AutoGravity kicks off subscription service with Mercedes, VW

AutoGravity has entered the subscription service space with the launch of Turn, a program that offers flexible car usage and bundled maintenance, collision insurance and roadside assistance for a monthly payment, Miekie Liebenberg, vice president of business development, told Auto Finance News. Through a webpage or an iOS app, consumers can browse through Turn’s fleet, […]

DriveItAway expands rideshare offering to consumers, small fleets

DriveItAway is expanding its product offering to non-rideshare drivers, said Chief Executive John Possumato. The Haddonfield, N.J.-based company, which connects rideshare drivers with dealerships’ idle stock, will now connect individuals and small businesses with fleets to partnering dealerships for long-term rentals. “The whole idea is to be this functional mobility platform,” Possumato said, noting that […]

EXCLUSIVE: Ford Credit sells Canvas portfolio to Fair 

Used-car leasing app Fair has finalized a deal to acquire the assets of Ford Motor Credit’s subscription service Canvas, the company announced today. The Canvas acquisition increases Fair's fleet by 1,000 for active consumer subscribers and 600 that can be used for rideshare or consumer demand — adding to the 45,000 active users Fair currently […]
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