Genesis Spectrum — Price, Availability, Perks

Automakers across the globe are trying to “figure it out.” Lease program vs. subscription service. Monthly “flips,” vs. annual commitment. Genesis Spectrum, the newest, all-inclusive lease program from Genesis Financial takes the least disruptive position, similar to that of Care by Volvo. If you know anything about Care by Volvo, you know that it really …

Polestar 2 — Subscription Cost, Price, Specs, and More

With great fanfare, Polestar, the Volvo-affiliated electric car maker, announced its intention to bring to market an affordable electric hatchback in 2020. The Polestar 2 is different from most cars in a variety of ways (including a subscription offering). Let’s break down what makes the Polestar 2 newsworthy. Polestar 2 Buying Options, Price, and (Estimated) …

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Mercedes-Benz Collection — An Honest to Goodness Subscription Service

The best or nothing. What does that sentence mean to you? Well, if you’re a Mercedes-Benz Collection member, it means you have access to all of the best. If you’re not, well then, I guess you have nothing. (Sometimes I wonder if the Mercedes-Benz tagline a bit too elitist, but that’s for another blog post). …

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Care by Volvo — the Car Subscription Service That Isn’t a Subscription Service

What makes a car subscription service good? Is it the variety of vehicles you can choose from? Is it the “flip” policy (how often you can change cars)? Or, is it simply a matter of price? Care by Volvo is trying to figure this out. Highly compensated executives at the largest automotive brands across the …

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3 Reasons Why Book by Cadillac is “Hitting the Pause Button”

That didn’t take long. Only a year and a half after launching, General Motors is “hitting the pause button” on their luxury car subscription service, Book by Cadillac. Originally available in three metro areas; New York, New York, Dallas, Texas, and Los Angeles, California, Book by Cadillac will cease operations on December 1st, 2018. This …

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Audi on Demand — Audi’s New Car Subscription Service

UPDATE: As of October 12th, 2018, Audi on demand is no longer available in the United States. Instead, Audi is offering SilverCar for US residents. We’ll have a review and breakdown of Silvercar by Audi soon. In the meantime, Audi on demand is still available to international customers. Below is the original review and breakdown …

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Access by BMW Opens the Door to a New Kind of Performance Experience

In years past, visions of escaping for the weekend on some breathtaking road trip in a convertible BMW was usually limited to those who didn’t necessarily need the practicality of a roomier SUV or those fortunate enough to own two or three vehicles. However, with the new Access by BMW subscription car service, having personal …