Almost every new car produced has a touchscreen display offering apps and connection to the internet. Voice control allows drivers to operate apps and features hands free. This means drivers can order products and services while driving safely. Current applications of car integrated ecommerce include finding and paying for gas, restaurant pickup orders, and table and hotel reservations. All while driving.
These companies include auto makers General Motors, Ford, Toyota and Volkswagen, retailers Starbucks, TGI Fridays, Applebee’s, Dunkin’ Donuts and Wingstop, gas stations Shell and Exxon, and tech giants such Amazon and Visa. By building revenue sharing partnerships, these companies can mutually benefit by adding value to auto maker products, and more traffic for retailers.