success

DC Based Car Buying Service, inride, Finds Huge Success Helping Area Car Owners Sell For Top Dollar

Published: Oct. 12, 2021 at 3:40 PM CDT|Updated: 8 hours ago

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In April 2021, DC based Automotive Executive Alex Perdikis saw no end in sight to the vehicle shortages affecting the automotive marketplace and took matters into his own hands, repurposing his subscription company, inride, into a premiere vehicle buying service. inride guarantees area car owners the best offer available for used vehicles of any type.  Whether the vehicle is owned, leased, or carries outstanding payments, owners are walking away with thousands in profit. Used vehicle offers from Perdikis and his team are so strong, vehicle owners have driven hundreds of miles to sell their used vehicles to inride.

Founder of inride, Alex Perdikis, states: “In our area, the demand for vehicles of all types including luxury and commercial models continues to rise. Individual and commercial

Read More

Driving success: how one creator merged travel and automotive in his influencer marketing content

2020 saw the travel industry hit hard. But it also saw many involved in the space pivot into new and exciting areas. Here, Influencer chief executive officer Ben Jeffries sits down with creator Alex Stead to discuss his move from travel creator to automotive creator, why his experience in travel meant he was well placed to make this change, and the amazing response he’s seen from brands.

You began your career as a creator in travel but have now moved to focus on automotive. Why did you choose automotive, over any other type of vertical?

Automotive has always been an interest of mine. When starting out doing photography at school, I used to go into London and capture the incredible cars that people owned. Later down the line my travel work was really getting picked up by brands and my automotive passion was moved to one side. When the pandemic

Read More

Massive success paves way for automotive entry

Apple’s Senior Vice President of Software Engineering Craig Federighi speaks about CarPlay on stage during Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference in San Jose, California on June 05, 2017.

Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images

In the early 2010s, automotive manufacturers and their suppliers were excited about building sophisticated apps for car dashboards that went beyond a CD player and a tiny LED screen.

Partnering with companies like Microsoft, car makers started to come up with services for maps, music, and on-road assistance, often bundled into an upgrade package. They entered into large consortiums to create industry standards to connect smartphones to cars.

Then Apple came in and changed everything.

Apple introduced CarPlay in 2014 as a way to integrate the iPhone and a car’s dashboard. Since then, it’s become ubiquitous in new cars.

Around the world, over 80% of new cars sold support CarPlay, Apple said last year.

Read More