Vauxhall will end its Onstar connectivity service in all models in December 2020. A new service is being developed by its owner, PSA Group.
Volkswagen is linking its dealer network directly with customers’ cars with the offer of a free telematics service for its new and used car customers.
Avid music-streamers, Airbnb-ers, car-poolers and ride-hailers, Millennials have been dubbed the have-nots who spurn the ‘burdens of ownership’ in favour of the freedoms of a sharing economy.
Female empowerment, digital test drive experiences and a move towards marketing a wider range of mobility solutions will all be part of the retailers remit by the middle of the next decade.
Tech-savvy car buyers are prioritising mobile phone connectivity over fuel efficiency and 20% would walk out of a car showroom if they cannot pair their device to a vehicle, Nissan warns.
Car dealers can now offer used car buyers a connectivity and telematics package which promises servicing prompts, intelligent roadside assistance and cheaper insurance premiums.
Automotive Management Live: Where franchised and independent dealers will find everything they need to know about operating a modern showroom and service and repair facility fit for the digital age.
When: November 7 2019
Where: Birmingham NEC
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