The platform is designed to enable cities to access vehicle and trip data from shared-mobility operators. City planners can view where people park and ride scooters, for example, to better determine the best place to put scooter parking areas and dedicated lanes.
Furthering the future of vehicle research and shopping, this technology can give consumers a more efficient way to shop for cars that may not physically be on the dealer lot or even browse from the comfort of their homes.
Jeff Williams, president and CEO, said the higher refunds should more than offset any issues related to customers not withholding enough of their income for taxes, resulting in a net increase in refund checks.
This year Manheim is investing $100 million into growing their Digital Marketplace throughout the year and are now providing new features for auto dealers which will partner them up with "a dedicated expert" to assist with selling cars using the Digital Marketplace.
“Even though we have a physical presence in the Chicago metro area, over half of our business is out of state. It's really focused online. Very much price driven. Tesla's our most popular product. I feel like that's because of our expertise, having worked there,” said Founder Seneca Giese.
Passengers can join an existing flight plan or charter a plane to travel from, say, the San Francisco Bay Area to Lake Tahoe, and then pick a pilot from BlackBird's preapproved list of commercially trained pilots.
"We believe that consumers who use Digital Retailing to accelerate their shopping process can make more informed buying decisions faster," says Brett Pomerantz, Senior Director, Digital Retailing. "Integrating the LivePerson Automotive messaging platform gives car shoppers the ability to make an instant connection and get questions answered."