Retail Automotive

Automotive Interview: How Turo Is Building A Marketplace For On-Demand Car Sharing

The head of Turo's U.K. team tells PSFK how the platform is poised to fundamentally shift the nature of car ownership, enabling a service it describes as the Airbnb of car-sharing and letting car owners make money on their vehicle's idle time

Loyalty & Membership Verizon Enhances Benefits For Rewards Loyalty Members

The Verizon Up rewards program is designed to offer members an even simpler, value-added experience with rewards from Amazon and Uber

Post Purchase Service & Support Volvo Car Accident Advisor Provides Drivers On-Demand Recovery Support

Volvo owners can access a mobile service that helps collect accident scene information and streamlines the recovery and repair process

Beauty Interview: L'Oreal On Using Technology To Enable Personalized, At-Home Hair Coloring

The brand leading the next generation of tech x beauty experiences just debuted its Color&Co virtual consultation platform, enabling on-demand personalized hair color advice as well as custom formula blends shipped to home to level up the box customer experience

Delivery & Logistics Gridlocked Drivers Can Order Burger King Straight To Their Car

BK's 'Traffic Jam Whopper' service identifies areas congested with traffic and activates billboards to alert drivers to its delivery option

Cafe & Restaurant Postmates Partners With Square To Help Restaurants Enable On-Demand Delivery

The partnership aims to answer demand from small business merchants like restaurant owners looking to enable flexible on-demand delivery

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Ford Enhances The Ownership Experience With Rewards Program And At-Home Repairs

Ford is aiming to create an ecosystem for customers, further training staff and enabling on-demand repair services alongside launching a loyalty program

Retail Scooter Rental Service Bird Offers Members Monthly Subscription

Looking to enhance the convenience of its environmentally friendly scooter rental to compete with bike and ride shares, Bird will directly deliver to and pick up personal scooters from monthly subscribers

Brand Activation & Immersion Land Rover's Chief Design Officer On Creating A Desirability Connection With Customers

Gerry McGovern discusses the three necessary factors for establishing consumers' emotional connectivity to a vehicle, key to the success in the luxury automotive space

Shopper Education & Assistance Hyundai Owners Can Customize Their Driving Experience Via Mobile Profile

The automaker is helping its electric car drivers customize their ride with a mobile app that lets them select and save preferences for max speed, response times, A/C control and more

Advertising Alternative Digital Advertising Platform Rewards Consumers For Data Sharing

Britepool is a universal identity and rewards service that aims to disrupt who controls online data usage by giving advertisers an alternative platform and consumers choice of when to share

Grocery, Convenience & Supermarket Ford's Self-Braking Shopping Cart Applies Vehicle Tech To Grocery Store Experience

The self-braking grocery cart implements Ford's sensor tech designed for the fast lane that detects people and objects and automatically stops to preempt collisions

Automotive Carro Offers Car Renters Subscription-Based Service

Carro launches as Singapore's first-ever subscription-based car service offering a flat monthly fee and flexible ownership options

Delivery & Logistics Amazon Prime Shoppers Can Receive Deliveries Straight To Their Garage

The mega online retailer's Key for Garage feature lets Prime customers link their account with MyQ's garage security technology to safely let in Amazon deliveries