This week’s automotive advancements are sure to make you proud. Read how August brought in another month of positive sales numbers, and how innovative leaders are the driving force behind the next era of automotive.
FROM AUTOMOTIVE NEWS: August Sales Sidestep Storm Blow
Despite looming weather threats, ramped up OEM incentives throughout the extended month of August helped U.S. dealerships reach a 10% increase in light vehicle sales. To support those affected by Hurricane Dorian, visit redcross.org.
FROM WIRED: GM’s Search for In-Car Tech Lands on Google
Studies show infotainment is a major factor in consumer purchasing, and this mutually beneficial partnership is just the latest in a line of manufacturers outsourcing their in-car developments to leading tech companies.
FROM FORBES: The Auto Industry is Under Siege: Calling Visionary Leaders
In a survey of thousands of global workers, 72% wanted their leaders to be forward-thinking. Amidst fluctuating sales and technological changes, the automotive industry is looking toward these same types to guide the unpredictable new era.
FROM WARDSAUTO: Toyota: 90% of 2020 Olympics Fleet to Be Electrified
Supporting Toyota’s efforts to produce the lowest emissions of any Olympic fleet, the brand will supply the 2020 Tokyo games with around 3,700 predominantly electric vehicles and mobility devices.