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Electrification Planning My Electric Vehicle Drive to Yosemite

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Or How I Kicked Range Anxiety and Learned to Love the Electron by Devin DiLibero, Executive Creative Director, EV Team Leader, AMCI For this blog I’ve been assigned to plan a summer road trip in a fully electric vehicle. The Vehicle? A 2019 Jaguar I-PACE SE Unfortunately, I won’t be actually driving the I-PACE on […]

AMCI TRUST STUDY FINDINGS: SATISFACTION IS NOT ENOUGH

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Reading Time: 3 minutes May 22, 2019 – Los Angeles, California AMCI announces its annual Trusted Automotive Brand Study (TABS) rankings and awards. The results are sure to surprise many. Trust is one of the most powerful human emotions. We are biologically wired to make our decisions based on trust.  The auto industry has been slow to embrace this […]

The Autonomous Vehicle Future

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Autonomous vehicles need to navigate human nature and urban planning to thrive. Machine learning, artificial intelligence, behavioral models, hardware design achievements, our newsfeeds are full of (often fascinating) articles following the advancements in an industry that promises to change—no, simplify—the way we think about mobility forever. What about the cities in which these advancements are […]

What to Do Now That the Consumer Is Back in the Driver’s Seat

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Reading Time: 5 minutes We, the consumers, have decided that we want it OUR way and today’s smart sellers are paying attention. Today’s shopping experience is comparable to how things used to be—when the consumer had more power than the seller. Word of mouth now moves at lightning speed, thanks to technology, and sellers are learning to prioritize their […]

Ten Things That Surprised Me About Electric Vehicle Ownership

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Reading Time: 6 minutes How Owning an Electric Vehicle Has Made Me an Advocate for Life I’m Lee Ezell, the manager of the Vehicle Knowledge Center at AMCI. And while it’s my passion to learn about and develop an appreciation for every vehicle on the market, I can’t say I ever considered myself to be the target demographic for […]

Autonomous Vehicles Your Guide to the 5 Levels of Autonomy

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Manufacturers are touting various autonomous features in their vehicles today, but this journey is going to be a marathon, not a sprint.   If you are in the automotive market, you are being bombarded by headlines signaling the end of vehicle ownership as we know it. We’ve monitored hundreds of thousands of social media posts […]

What’s In Store for Automotive Retail?

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Reading Time: 2 minutes What are we talking about when we talk about the future of automotive retail? Not a day passes without seeing an article touching on some aspect of how automotive retail is changing. Speculation abounds: Will dealers exist in the future? How big will car sharing or ride sharing get? What role will giants like Amazon […]

PRESS RELEASE AUTOMOTIVE RETAIL’S FUTURE WILL BE DETERMINED BY PEOPLE NOT TECHNOLOGY

Reading Time: 3 minutes October 14, 2018 – Los Angeles As part of its second annual “Trusted Automotive Brand Study™ (TABS),” AMCI investigated automotive retailing innovation across all brands. While there has been a staggering level of investment in technology and training over the last 10 years, much of it seems to have done little to materially improve the […]

Want to Sell More Electric Vehicles? Improve the Buying Experience First.

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Reading Time: 3 minutes 11-Simple Steps for Dealers to Sell More Electric Vehicles: By the time an electric vehicle buyer enters a dealership, they have done a lot of homework. They expect and deserve to engage with people in the dealership who understand them and can really help. While the OEM can help move things along, any dealer who […]

AMCI GLOBAL STUDY FIRST-HAND EXPERIENCE KEY TO AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE ACCEPTANCE

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Reading Time: 2 minutes OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE As part of its second annual “Trusted Automotive Brand Study (TABS)”, AMCI investigated the level of trust consumers have in emerging automotive technologies. The industry has a lot of work to do in helping consumers understand the benefits and trust these technologies. Advertising alone is not going to get the job done. […]