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Subscription
Nov 25, 2021
George Skentzos
Head of Customer Experience
Are you interested in joining a car subscription service but aren’t sure if it is the best fit for your unique needs and requirements? In this guide, we break down whether car subscription is right for you and discuss the factors to look for when selecting the right subscription plan.
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Electric Vehicles
Nov 23, 2021
George Skentzos
Head of Customer Experience
Electric cars are the future — and our future may be closer than we think. With more people enjoying the many safety and environmental benefits that a fully electric car can offer, electric vehicle subscriptions have started to become a more mainstream business model for car dealers and manufacturers alike.
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Nov 16, 2021
George Skentzos
Head of Customer Experience
Flexibility and convenience have been at the forefront for individuals looking for alternatives to traditional car ownership, particularly car subscription. As remote work continues to promote the benefits of flexibility and convenience, we predict that the demand for car subscriptions will accordingly increase.
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Subscription
Nov 11, 2021
George Skentzos
Head of Customer Experience
As the demand for car subscription continues to grow, many are questioning it's impact on auto sales. In this article, we explain the implications of car subscription services and how it may have a major impact on future auto sales.
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Digital Rental
Nov 11, 2021
The Loopit platform implements best-in-class customer assessment and fraud prevention measures, and it is important to pair this with robust fraud prevention practices within your business to help you scale your business confidently.
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Digital Rental
Nov 9, 2021
George Skentzos
Head of Customer Experience
As technological innovation increases the competitiveness of car rental services, an effective marketing strategy becomes more imperative. In this guide, we list the most important factors you need to consider when putting together marketing strategies for your car rental business.
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Nov 5, 2021
George Skentzos
Head of Customer Experience
The car rental industry has been disrupted by technological enablements that have led to the growth and success of ridesharing companies like Uber. However, we discuss how the development of software solutions also present upsides for car rental companies through improved operational efficiency and entrance into new markets.
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Nov 2, 2021
George Skentzos
Head of Customer Experience
Many drivers who work for these rideshare companies do so in their own vehicles, but a growing number of drivers are turning to car rental firms to provide them with suitable vehicles to support their work. Expanding into this market is a great way for rental firms to ensure their fleet earns as much money as possible throughout the year.
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Nov 1, 2021
Managing a car rental service requires a complete scope of all functions. From customer assessments to securely capturing payments, there are a lot of moving parts. We explain how your car rental business can benefit from implementing system management software into your operations.
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Nov 1, 2021
While automakers and dealerships feud over agency models and online sales, the transition toward future mobility is already taking place - and industry incumbents are at risk of being left behind.
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Subscription
Oct 22, 2021
While car subscription has seen global growth in recent times, many are still unfamiliar with the mechanics. In this article, we explain what is car subscription, the benefits of subscribing to a car, as well as the difference between car renting and car leasing.
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Subscription
Oct 21, 2021
New research, from Australian car subscription company Loopit, has revealed a surprising link between how often Aussies upgrade their phone and attitudes towards car ownership. The first survey of its kind anywhere in the world, it found that the more frequently you buy a new phone, the more likely you are to subscribe to your next car.
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Subscription
Oct 21, 2021
New research, from Australian car subscription software company Loopit, has revealed a generational shift in how Australians are managing their money, from financial investments to car ownership. With interest rates at record lows and real estate prices soaring beyond reach, it found that more younger Australians are having to put their money to work in alternative investments like the stock market and cryptocurrencies as a means to get ahead financially.
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Electric Vehicles
Oct 21, 2021
Amongst this global push for EV adoption, Australian governments are going in the opposite direction, proposing a tax on EV owners. This is despite the fact that EVs made up less than 1% (0.75%) of the total car sales volume across Australia last year. When there was an outcry to tax the 1%, I don’t imagine this is quite what they had in mind.
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Subscription
Oct 21, 2021
Australians are lying to themselves about the true cost of owning a car, according to new research from Australian mobility software company Loopit. It has found that a massive 85 per cent of motorists underestimate their yearly car ownership expenses by more than $5,000.
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Subscription
Oct 21, 2021
What do Toast and Uber have in common, besides their huge valuation? They both depend heavily on their software infrastructure. Software being at the imperative front for these two booming companies is also a reflection of the recent developments in the car industry.
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Subscription
Oct 21, 2021
Michael Higgins
Co-Founder, Managing Director
Amidst the doubt that remains around car subscription, there is so much value waiting to be unraveled by automakers and car dealers alike. I like to view car subscription as being more than just a service or a business model; and rather as an ecosystem. One that serves and coexists with the future demands of the subscription consumer.
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