Honda first brand to sign up to ‘Cost Per Visit’ tool from GroundTruth

Honda first brand to sign up to ‘Cost Per Visit’ tool from GroundTruth

Amplifi and car manufacturer Honda have signed up to a new platform from GroundTruth, which only charges advertisers for recorded visits into specified dealerships and showrooms. The campaign will be measured and verified by the UK’s leading independent location measurement company, Rippll. Honda and Dentsu Aegis owned-agency Amplifi have signed as the first Cost Per […]

Code Computerlove redesigns Bentley Collection eCommerce site

Code Computerlove redesigns Bentley Collection eCommerce site

Luxury automotive brand Bentley has re-launched its online Bentley Collection store with a refreshed design and a more conversion focused customer experience. The Bentley Collection is a range of luxury clothing, accessories, gifts and items for the home that embody the essence of the Bentley marque. Products are available to buy via Bentley dealerships and […]

Panasonic adding Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa to future in-car infotainment

Panasonic adding Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa to future in-car infotainment

Japanese electronics company Panasonic has been working with both Amazon and Google to bring their respective virtual assistants to in-car infotainment systems. The company’s vehicle division announced – at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) – that it had upgraded its Skip Generation (SkipGen) IVI platform to Android 8.1 Oreo, giving the system access to Google […]

GM puts an e-commerce marketplace in the dashboard

GM puts an e-commerce marketplace in the dashboard

 Starting December 5, General Motors (GM) is rolling out the automotive industry’s first commerce platform for on-demand reservations and purchases of goods and services. With Marketplace, drivers can now order and pay for their favourite coffee — and much more — on the way to work with a simple tap on the dash. Marketplace […]

Nissan dealers welcome Star Wars-themed AR experience to demonstrate advanced technologies

Nissan dealers welcome Star Wars-themed AR experience to demonstrate advanced technologies

Vehicle shopping has never been more space age. Beginning in December, visitors to Nissan dealership showrooms US-wide can play with Nissan’s new augmented reality app to experience advanced vehicle safety technologies through a Star Wars interactive lens. Nissan dealers across the country soon will showcase an augmented reality experience called “See the Unseen,” featuring digital droids, […]

Honda to use Facebook to find owners with defective Takata airbags

Honda to use Facebook to find owners with defective Takata airbags

Honda Motor revealed it will use Facebook’s custom audiences tool to find car owners with defective Takata airbags. The tool, which allows advertisers to reach a specified list of users, will match encrypted email addresses associated with recalled vehicle identification numbers to Facebook users. Japan’s Takata Corp’s air bag inflators have been linked to at […]

Uber to buy 24,000 driverless cars from Volvo

Uber to buy 24,000 driverless cars from Volvo

Uber has announced plans to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo as it looks to expand on its ride-booking app. The cars would be available through the Uber app to pick up passengers without a driver, giving the business its first commercial fleet of cars. The non-binding framework deal builds on a relationship […]

Volvo & AKQA launch Facebook app that allows you to configure your ideal car

Volvo & AKQA launch Facebook app that allows you to configure your ideal car

Volvo Cars and AKQA have launched the first Facebook in-app car configurator built at scale, using the Facebook Canvas API. The project came to life after AKQA worked with Facebook on the proposition and feasibility study of the technology, before pitching the idea to Volvo Car USA. Potential buyers and Volvo fans can use the configurator to create […]

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