SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Autonomy™the nation’s largest electric vehicle subscription company, now offers access to its services on JD Power’s consumer website, JDPower.com. JD Power is a global leader in data analytics and customer intelligence and a key destination for consumers looking for information about their next vehicle.
“JD Power is one of the most recognized global brands by consumers and the automotive industry,” said Scott Painter, founder and CEO of Autonomy. “Introducing Autonomy’s EV subscription service on JDPower.com opens up an important new channel for accessing an EV, one that does not require long-term debt or long-term commitments and can be completed digitally via a smartphone.”
Now, consumers who purchase a vehicle from JDPower.com will be able to learn more about EV subscriptions by clicking on an Autonomy ad on the website. The Autonomy service is currently available in California and is preparing to expand to other parts of the country.
“New vehicle subscriptions, which have established themselves as an attractive alternative for consumers looking for something other than a purchase or lease, represent a new frontier in automotive retail,” said Dave Habiger, President and CEO of JD Power. “Subscriptions are prevalent in many other areas of our lives, so it makes sense that we offer access to this new channel on our website, which is an important source of information for consumers not only about the latest vehicles , but also on important market place trends.”
“That’s why people visit JDPower.com; they try to find the latest and most reliable information available when buying and researching vehicles,” said Tanya Parkes, vice president of consumer affairs at JD Power. “This wealth of information now includes access to subscription services, as well as data on buying and selling a vehicle. It’s about bringing more clarity to the shopping experience.
“Subscribing to a vehicle is the new and modern way to access mobility,” said George Bauer, co-founder and president of Autonomy. “By making our service available on JDPower.com, we will raise awareness of the range and unbeatable value proposition of a car subscription. Once consumers try it, we’re confident they’ll be lifelong customers.
Eligible visitors to JDPower.com will be offered access to the Autonomy EV subscription service by clicking on Autonomy advertisements that appear when they search for relevant vehicle inventory or conduct research on electric vehicles. Interested consumers can download the Autonomy app, scan their driver’s license, add a digital payment method and enter insurance information to purchase a vehicle.
Autonomy is a technology company whose mission is to make access to mobility easy and affordable through car subscriptions. The company was founded by disruptors in auto retail, auto finance and auto insurance Scott Painter and George Bauer, which founded Fair, the first ever pre-owned vehicle subscription offering, pioneering the Car-as-a-Service (CaaS) category. Building on this experience, Autonomy has created a turnkey vehicle subscription platform for consumers and the automotive industry that allows vehicle subscriptions to cost-effectively scale and become a mainstream alternative to purchase of traditional cars. Autonomy innovates through technology, finance and insurance to power automotive subscriptions for the battery, electric vehicle and zero-emission vehicle sectors. Autonomy relies on partnerships with automakers and physical car dealerships to deliver consumer and industry benefits. Self-reliance represents the absence of long-term debt, the absence of long-term commitments, and even the absence of fossil fuels. It means new choices and more control over your financial well-being. Autonomy is based in Santa Monica, California.