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Mobility
May 19, 2022
George Skentzos
Head of Customer Experience
Want to learn more about the future of mobility while on the road? Here are five of our favourite mobility podcasts featuring thought leaders across the new mobility and car subscription industries, curated by the team at Loopit.
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Subscription
May 18, 2022
Paul Higgins is the co-founder of HelloCars, Australia’s most awarded car subscription provider and proudly powered by Loopit.co. Paul speaks to Byte Size to discuss how the factors that are contributing towards the unprecedented growth in demand for car subscription services.
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Subscription
May 18, 2022
George Skentzos
Head of Customer Experience
Loopit explores how car subscriptions, as an emerging mobility option, will drive the future of the automotive industry. The complete guide highlights the operational, financial and marketing requirements in launching and managing a successful car subscription service.
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Subscription
May 13, 2022
Success in new business models, such as car subscription services lies in the ability to achieve product-market fit. Jeremy Gupta, chief operating officer at Loopit, highlights the three essential components that emerging car subscription providers should focus on in order to achieve product-market fit.
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Mobility
Apr 12, 2022
George Skentzos
Head of Customer Experience
SIXT NZ launch their innovative pop-up store in Westfield Newmarket to showcase their flagship car subscription services to the market.
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Subscription
Mar 22, 2022
Scaling your car subscription service requires efficient processes. Loopit explains how software automation can help you achieve this by providing your business with a single source of truth whilst streamlining crucial tasks.
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Mobility
Feb 15, 2022
To help you stay on top of all the insights and opinions in the new mobility and car subscription industries - here are the top seven LinkedIn leaders you should follow!
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Mobility
Feb 1, 2022
George Skentzos
Head of Customer Experience
Micromobility has been on the rise in recent times, thanks to the benefits it brings to solving urban issues. However, there are areas of concern that micromobility providers must be aware of to ensure safe and efficient operational procedures. We discuss these concerns and how to overcome it with best practices.
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Mobility
Jan 27, 2022
George Skentzos
Head of Customer Experience
When it comes to repairing your car, purchasing the right car parts is imperative. You either have the choice of purchasing an aftermarket car part or an OEM car part. We will discuss the benefits and disadvantages of each option to ensure you make the right decision for your car repair.
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Subscription
Jan 25, 2022
There are many benefits of subscribing to a car that are unmatched by the outright purchase of a car. However, these benefits are only suitable if they align with your lifestyle and needs. In this comparison guide, we list out the factors that should be considered when deciding between car subscription and car purchase.
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Mobility
Jan 20, 2022
George Skentzos
Head of Customer Experience
Micromobility options such as e-scooters has become a popular options for cities and individuals seeking alternative transport options. These new alternatives are also seeing many benefits from solving urban problems like congestion and pollution.
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Digital Rental
Jan 18, 2022
George Skentzos
Head of Customer Experience
Adopting fleet management software to your dealership can lead to automation of tasks which improves the efficiency of your business. We discuss what platform features to look out for in a fleet management software.
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Subscription
Jan 13, 2022
From automated invoice and billing to processing secure payments, we breakdown how to determine the best robust software management system that integrates the functionalities required by a car dealership.
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Subscription
Dec 16, 2021
The rise of both car subscription and in-car subscription is set to transform the way we pay for personal mobility, and the nuances of these two models are beginning to cause confusion among consumers and industry stakeholders alike.
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Electric Vehicles
Nov 30, 2021
George Skentzos
Head of Customer Experience
When it comes to electric vehicles, it is near impossible to avoid talking about Tesla. We believe that as electric vehicles become more available to the market, demand will also see an uptake. Read to find out the benefits of switching to Tesla and how car subscription can facilitate this switch! 
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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
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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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
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
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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