Monthly Archives: April 2021

Ep 8: The Future of Digital in Automotive with guests Siim Vips & Janek Prummel



In Ep 8 of Talking Automotive with Mark and John, we talk to two of the owners of Modera (and our sponsors), digital experts from Estonia. Siim Vips, a digital entrepreneur involved in a number of digital startups, and Janek Prummel whose extensive career has spanned decades in the digital space. We discuss why Estonia is one of the countries at the forefront of the digital and online space and we explore the history of digital in automotive. Siim and Janek share perspectives and insight into the trends of digital in automotive and the further accelerated digital change caused by COVID-19. We look to the future industry and talk about VR past and present. We also look into the challenges of digital implementation and dealing with legacy systems in automotive. Why the need for transparency and integrated systems which provide a range of other opportunities and efficiencies. If you like what you heard click to subscribe for notifications of our weekly podcast.

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Photos of Tallinn from Unsplash artists Karson   and Jacques Bopp   – Thank you

 


Auto Industry Insights Q1 2021 with Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair



In Talking Automotive with Mark and John Ep 38, Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair review Q1 of the Auto industry. Mark goes into detail how the figures have been made up and what has impacted the market year to date. He reviews the outlook going forward and factors which could have impact on vehicle sales volume.

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New Car Agency the South African Experiment with Peter Viljoen



In Talking Automotive with Mark and John Ep 37, Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk to Peter Viljoen CEO of Sydsen. Peter talks about the New Car Agency model and the experiment two large brands have done in South Africa. Peter goes into what he believes are the successful outcomes of the experiment. Peter also delves into the future of automotive distribution and what he believes will be the main challenges. If you liked what you heard, subscribe to the show to receive notifications of future shows. If you would like to get more information on any of the topics reach out to Mark Palavestra or John Sinclair on LinkedIn.

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Should I buy an Electric Vehicle? with Steve Blunt



In Talking Automotive with Mark and John Ep 36, Mark Palavestra and John Sinclair talk to Steve Blunt a potential electric vehicle customer. Steve asks several questions about electric vehicles and what impact it would have on his lifestyle and what he needs to know when purchasing an electric vehicle. We compare this to a traditional purchase of an internal combustion engine car and how this has now changed. We also look to the future and how this could change in Australia.

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Production and editing by Ky Sinclair.

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