Peer-to-peer car sharing network Car Next Door has closed a $5 million Series B round, with the round comprising investment from existing backers Caltex and Investible and a portion raised through equity crowdfunding platform Equitise.
Rideshare vehicle rental startup Splend has raised $7.2 million in funding, handing over a 12.5 percent stake to Toronto Stock Exchange-listed company Element Fleet Management.
Pickles has launched Pickles Ventures, an innovation arm which will focus on incubating early-stage startups with ideas that align with the company’s goals.
To help better educate consumers around car servicing and repairs and make pricing more transparent is Gold Coast startup AutoGuru.
HelloCars is offering an online car marketplace focused on selling quality used cars that are delivered to a buyer’s door anywhere in Australia.
Australian automotive online classifieds company carsales has announced Greg Roebuck is stepping down as CEO, with the board appointing the company’s current COO, Cameron McIntyre to the vac
While the Australian auto market is thriving with popular car sales websites such as CarSales and CarsGuide, it is difficult to find a truly end-to-end service. Looking to provide consumers with the full package is ApprovalBuddy.
Though every car commercial on television promises relaxing drives through stunning scenery with the new car it’s selling, a survey of 1,000 American adults commissioned by peer to peer marketplace Beepi last year found that almost nine in 10 people believe there should be an easier or better way to shop for or sell a… Read more »
Pollenizer has today announced the launch of Next Monday, a program in Geelong to help the hundreds of workers who will be finishing up at the Ford factory following its closure this Friday figure out their next steps.
If the buzz surrounding the recent launch of Tesla’s Model X is any indication, consumers are interested in disruption in the automotive industry. With Tesla setting the standard for innovative electric cars, when it comes to solar it’s a group of Australian university students that’s leading the way.
Gone are the days where automotive enthusiasts have to flock to outdated forums to discuss vehicles. Australian startup Carmooch recently launched its automotive social network, designed expressly for the next generation of tech-savvy, always connected car buyers and owners.