Ep.70: Video Intelligence vs Video Surveillance



We talk to Sud Bhatija from Spot AI about video surveillance and video intelligence and the developments and changes in the industry. Traditional video surveillance was restricted in how it could assist to improve the business but with video intelligence has created a multitude of opportunities across a number of industries. Sud talks in detail about video intelligence and how it can support the business.

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Ep. 69 Tackling Automotive Cyber Security



We talk to Christopher Nguyen from Aitomatic about cyber security and threats and challenges of cyber security in the automotive industry. Chris explains about machine learning and how this is being used to incorporate physical elements and human experience in the learning. He also speaks about what the automotive industry is doing to prevent cyber attacks and how devastating this could be if it were to occur.

More information can be found at Aitomatic

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Ep. 68 Auto Recycling Driving a Green Future



We talk to Chris Mallon from ACM Parts about auto recycling and what happens to a vehicle at vehicle end of life whether it be through an accident or is no longer functional. Chris discusses the importance of recycling in improving the environment and ensuring full usage is achieved out of vehicle parts.

 

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Ep. 67 Debunking Electric Vehicle Myths



We talk to David Wynne from EV 101 and get an update on electric vehicles and many of the myths around electric vehicles. David talks about common myths of electric vehicles and about electric vehicles being commercial electric vehicles and there practicality. He also covers other myths about electric vehicles catching fire and electric vehicles in water. In addition he talks about recycling of batteries and off-road electric vehicles.

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EP 66: Automotive Post Pandemic Head Winds



Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair review the current business conditions of the automotive sector in Australia and what does the future hold. We talk about automotive business conditions leading up to Covid, the current business conditions and possible changes that could come into play over the next eighteen months for the Automotive industry in Australia.

We also discuss current methodology of reporting market statistics in automotive. When do we expect to start to see change to the current market conditions. The impact of the agency model and electric vehicles will have on automotive dealers in Australia. The right to repair legislation and how this will impact the industry. The return of supply and possible impacts of this. What will drive future changes in the automotive industry in Australia.

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Ep 65: Everything You Need to Know About Electric Vehicles Charging and Range in Australia



We talk to David Wynne from EV 101 and get an update on electric vehicles. David talks about the growth of electric vehicles and changes happening. He goes into detail about charging infrastructure, app developments and the current range of electric vehicles.

David also talks about new electric vehicles available and pricing. He discusses the different impact of supply and what this will do to pricing of electric cars.

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EP 64: OEM vs Dealer: Who Owns the Customer – Challenges in the Automotive Industry for Dealers and OEM



We talk to Andreas Walker CEO from UON Global on the relationship between the dealer and the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer), how this is changing and who actually owns the customer. Andreas goes into detail about how UON Global provides tools to manage the adult to adult relationship between dealers and OEM’s.

Andreas also talks about the latest trends and challenges facing the automotive industry and how digital tools can play a significant part in improving business outcomes in this space.

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Ep 63: The Future of Used Car Trading and Wholesaling in Automotive Dealerships



We talk to Michael Winkler from Flipacar about the future of Used car trading. Michael talks about new initiatives in the used vehicle wholesale market for trading of used cars. Michael goes into detail how these digital initiatives can make a large difference for dealer principals to manage their used car retailing and wholesaling in automotive dealerships.

Michael goes into detail about the core problems with used vehicle wholesaling and how Flipacar resolves many of these issues. He explains how it makes the process transparent and provides a reporting overlay for managing the process effectively.

More information can be found at Flipacar | The future of trading https://flipacar.com

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Ep: 62 How To Plan Successful Events and Launches



We talk to Sean Mackenzie from Make [Sense] Global about the importance of planning for Launches and Events and how to ensure objectives and outcomes are achieved.

Sean goes in to detail on a range of Launch and Event topics including how events have changed in the last 15 to 20 years, the impact of Covid on Events and where the events business will go in the future. Sean goes into detail about what makes a good event and the planning aspects to ensure the delivery of a good event. Sean talks about the difficulties of delivering events and some of the challenges especially when in comes to automotive events.

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Ep 61: The Brand Builder – how to build and also repair a broken brand with Chris Bayman



We talk to Chris Bayman the Automotive Brand Builder Guru about what it takes to create a good brand. Chris talks about what is a good brand and what are the elements to focus on maintaining a good brand. Chris also goes into detail about how to repair a damaged brand, what are the things and elements that good brands do. What determines where customers will buy when on-line. He also delves into why a brand is important and the importance of process and systems. He also explores what resources are needed to create a good brand and how to maintain your personal brand.

 

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 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

 The Speed of Trust: The One Thing that Changes Everything

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