Aston, Rolls spar over visions of tomorrow’s superluxe sedan

The genteel world of ultraluxury auto sales erupted into mudslinging this month at the Geneva auto show as Rolls-Royce and Aston Martin clashed over interpretations of the future of the superluxury sedan. It started when Aston’s design chief, Marek Reichman, declared in an interview with Britain’s Autocar magazine that Rolls-Royce and Bentley were “ancient Greece” […]

J.D. Power surveys a future industry landscape

DETROIT — When cars drive themselves, will the importance of consumer surveys, and consumer-survey giant J.D. Power, fade? Whether the future includes ride-sharing, autonomous vehicles or alternative vehicle-ownership models, “the consumer is at the center of it all,” O’Neill told a small group of reporters. Even if the stakeholders change and software companies enter the […]

AutoNation’s initiative to beat cancer becomes a brand

Since the largest dealership group in the U.S. began devoting nearly all its philanthropic efforts to cancer, with a special focus on breast cancer, the mission has become visibly embedded in its culture and unmistakably linked to the AutoNation brand everywhere it operates. The Drive Pink conversations began five years ago, when AutoNation decided to […]

AutoNation’s initiative to beat cancer becomes a brand

Since the largest dealership group in the U.S. began devoting nearly all its philanthropic efforts to cancer, with a special focus on breast cancer, the mission has become visibly embedded in its culture and unmistakably linked to the AutoNation brand everywhere it operates. The Drive Pink conversations began five years ago, when AutoNation decided to […]

Asbestos Mesothelioma Lawsuit : What and How?

Asbestos Mesothelioma Lawsuit

Asbestos mesothelioma lawsuit¬†is one of uncommon lawsuit in the world that maybe you never heard before you read this article. Basically, asbestos is one of the basic materials which used by many manufacturers, especially in steel industries. Meanwhile, mesothelioma is a cancer disease that is caused by excessive consumption of this material (especially when you […]

At Daimler, mobility falls under finance

Many of Daimler AG’s mobility initiatives in the U.S. and internationally fall under its finance arm, Daimler Financial Services. Finance and mobility are often assumed to be separate tracks, but to Daimler’s leaders, they merge. Daimler has identified four mobility themes: connected, autonomous, shared and services, and electric. The shared and services piece, which includes […]

Suppliers push automakers to take V2V lead

Even though a proposed federal mandate to enable cars with vehicle-to-vehicle tech- nology has stalled, industry experts say the tech could help automakers reap the rewards of wide-scale data collection. Self-driving vehicles are expected to be a boon to data collection, using sensors and cloud connections to feed data about traffic and unexpected obstacles to […]