MPs who suggested that climate change targets require many UK motorists to ‘ditch the car’ completely by 2050 have questioned the commitment of car manufacturers and dealers to the promotion of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs).
European car retailers are already experimenting with Mobility as a Service (MaaS) solutions and UK retailers should be staking their own claim, according to Automotive Retail Congress speaker Giuseppe Marotta.
A car subscription service which will allow consumers to pay monthly to drive vehicles from six different classes is being launched by the parent company of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Car Rental.
With Mobility as a Service (MaaS) expected to grow rapidly next decade, dealers need to start experimenting and put their stock of demos and overage vehicles to work, according to mobility start-up Tomorrow’s Journey.
The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has published its new Mobility Credits Scrappage Scheme policy paper which urges Government to incentivise a move away from vehicle ownership.
AM is launching a new event in 2019, The Automotive Retail Congress, designed to help motor retail’s business leaders at car dealerships, manufacturers and mobility providers scope future opportunities for their organisations.