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Editors briefing: Could the US electrify faster than Europe?
Join news editor Felix Page, correspondent Nick Gibbs and – for the first time – AutoForecast Solutions Vice President Sam Fiorani as we address the global car industry's hottest topics:Will president Biden's new EV targets have an impact on European car makers? Why is Ford leaning on its American heritage to rebuild itself in Europe? How can we make the £22,000 EV possible, at last? And much more... Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Autocar Business Live: Why the car dealer has never been more important
Tony Whitehorn, former CEO of Hyundai UK, Matthew Patchett, from automotive customer experience specialists Reputation, and Martin Sewell, COO of Rocker Tech, join us for the next instalment of Autocar Business Live, discussing why the in-person car dealer experience is more crucial than ever. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Editors Briefing: Are manufacturers jumping the gun on agency sales?
Are traditional car makers such as Ford and Mercedes-Benz making the right move in adopting the agency sales model?Can they match traditional dealers for the quality of their service? Genesis’s search for UK dealer partners suggests that murky waters may lie ahead.Listen to the latest episode of the Autocar Business Editors Briefing to find out as our team discusses the shift to the agency model.We also consider how the car market will change as the new-car shortage eases and discounts return – and whether manufacturers can continue to enjoy huge profits as competition heats up.Finally, we mull the future of Tesla – including whether Elon Musk is still the best person to represent the company since adding Twitter to his company portfolio. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Autocar Business Live: What's the future of manufacturing?
Should car factories be nimble in the shift to electrification, or will scale be the key? Micro-factories aren't a new concept but are gaining in popularity thanks to start-up disruptors, yet legacy manufacturers are ploughing billions into enormous sites. Is a huge shift on the horizon?Listen as we discuss with Peter Wells, pro-dean of public value at Cardiff Business School, and Erik Torseke, director of operations and supply chain at INEOS Automotive. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Autocar Business Live: How to make a luxury website
Join the conversation with guest speakers Darren Jobling, CEO at ZeroLight, Brett Ward, CTO at H.R Owen and Autocar's very own Editor, Mark Tisshaw. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.