Are Automaker Subscriptions a SCAM?!

From Transport Evolved.

Over the past few years we’ve seen automakers get super excited about subscriptions. Making everything from heated seats and remote climate control through to enhanced performance and semi-autonomous driving available for a monthly (or yearly) fee.

Why has that started to happen and are those subscription services worth it? We dig in.


00:00 – Introduction
01:25 – How things used to work…
02:23 – …and why that’s changed
03:49 – How EVs factor into the shift
04:45 – A brief history of car subscription functions
07:09 – Tricking your brain
07:57 – What features are available as a subscription?
10:59 – And if you don’t want to pay a subscription…
12:08 – Conclusions
12:51 – Thanks and Credits


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Script: Kate Walton-Elliott, Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Presenter: Kate Walton-Elliott
Editor, Colorist: Kate Walton-Elliott
Art and Animation: Erin Carlie
Producer: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
© Transport Evolved LLC, 2024

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