All articles by Kris Cooper

Kris Cooper

Startup profiles from across the “rapidly evolving” connected vehicles industry

A new report identifies connected vehicles as an emerging trend, with a number of key startups shaping the market.

Is new technology making cars less secure?

A rise in keyless car thefts in London emphasizes the automotive industry’s need to address cybersecurity.

Renamed ESG funds “a step in the right direction” for tackling greenwashing

A behavioural economist has suggested that a decline in ESG funds is a step in the right direction for tacling greenwashing.

Silverstone Leasing drives green mobility with EVolve Car Scheme

Northampton car leasing firm Silverstone Leasing has ventured into the salary sacrifice scheme space with EVolve.

Why car dealerships remain relevant despite Hyundai’s Amazon foray

Growing relationships between OEMs and digital platforms are not an immediate threat to traditional car dealerships, says Philip Nothard, chair of the UK’s VRA

Bonafidee grabs Digital Innovation of the Year Award, crediting success to Consumer Duty Package

Francis Lang said the recent award win was “testament to the impressive capabilities and features of Bonafidee’s platform”.

Ferrari accepts crypto as payment in the US

Ferrari will accept Bitcoin, Ethereum and the stablecoin USDC as payment in the US with plans to extend this to Europe in Q1 2024

Stellantis offering grants for e-LCVs in the UK

Customer can receive £2,500 towards the cost of small and medium electric vans.

Mercedes-Benz partners with Mastercard for in-car biometric fuel payments  

The German carmaker is introducing in-car biometric payments for fuel through a tie-up with credit card giant.