In this white paper, MK&A explains that new C2B technologies and industry trends are contributing to the growth of the “curb purchase” segment.
- Emerging C2B tools and services are creating new vehicle remarketing options for consumers. Growing dependence on used cars by franchise dealers is supporting the growth of these offerings.
- Franchise and independent dealers are acquiring more inventory directly from consumers and indirectly via third-party C2B services.
- Increased curb purchases bring efficiencies and conveniences to wholesale and retail transactions.
In his latest post, Jeremy Alicandri, managing director, explains why many industry pundits believe that other automakers will not follow Tesla’s move to online-only sales. He explains “While auto retail will continue to evolve over the next decade and longer, the disruptive changes will come from the mega-mobility trends, and not online sales.”
The article can be read at the link below:
*Photo credit: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg.
In his latest Forbes piece, Jeremy Alicandri, managing director, explains why Tesla’s move to online-only sales is baffling many industry experts from multiple vantage points. Jeremy states “Many industry experts feel that the online-only model is not yet viable for a mass-produced vehicle, and they also question if it will improve Tesla’s profitability.” Jeremy’s post can be read at the link below:
*Photo Credit: AP Photo/David Zalubowski.