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- GM Continues Global Rollout Of BuyPower Portal. Bryce, Robert // Interactive Week;11/12/2001, Vol. 8 Issue 44, pN.PAG
Reports that automaker General Motors Corp. (GM) will launch its BuyPower Web site in Spain by the end of November 2001. Number of countries where the site has been deployed; Role of the site in reaching consumers and increasing sales according to GM; Web strategies of GM.
- GM prepares $87bn Web operation. Couretas, John // Automotive News Europe;11/22/99, Vol. 4 Issue 24, p25
Reports on General Motors' (GM) plans to move suppliers and purchasing activity to its Web-based GM TradeXchange by the end of 2001. Estimated potential volume of business in the GM supply chain; Main avenues by which buyers and sellers can do business; How TradeXchange is expected to generate...
- GM moves to pump up Internet sales. Rechtin, Mark // Automotive News;1/5/1998, Vol. 71 Issue 5747, p1
Reports that General Motors is trying to make its Internet sales program friendlier and easier to use. The company's disappointment in the slow sales generated by its Web site; Restriction of the program to residents of California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho; Number of vehicles sold; Plans to...
- Huge response to Net sweepstakes takes Buick aback. Henry, Jim // Automotive News;3/29/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5812, p8
Reports on the growth of Internet response to Buick's sweepstakes in which the division is giving away 45 cars in 45 days. Estimated number of Internet responses since the contest began in March 17, 1999; Buick's offering of a rebate on Regal via the Internet.
- Covisint gaining momentum from automakers, suppliers. Kisiel, Ralph // Automotive News Europe;8/27/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 17, p20
Presents information on Covisint, an automotive industry online exchange. Automobile companies that founded the site, including General Motors; Auctions handled by the site; Services offered to automobile companies.
- GM plans 2nd retail Web site. Miller, Joe // Automotive News;8/14/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5888, p1
Reports on plans by General Motors (GM) Corp. and several automobile dealers to form a jointly owned Internet company that would sell cars and trucks over the World Wide Web. Linking of GM dealers directly to customers who prefer independent Web sites over automaker-owned retail sites;...
- Chevy, Olds offer dealers leadership training. Sawyers, Arlena // Automotive News;12/22/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5745, p37
States that Chevrolet and Oldsmobile are helping their dealers and managers improve their management skills with workshops on coaching and motivating employees. The use of a General Motors Acceptance Corp.'s Dealer World Web site for advice; How the workshop is paid for by the Chevrolet...
- Saturn gets between Web and dealers. Halliday, Jean // Automotive News;10/25/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5845, p3
Reports on Saturn Corp.'s deal with Web services AutoVantage, AutoWeb and Edmund's Online to handle Internet-generated leads from potential buyers. Company's efforts to ensure good response time to Web inquiries and learn more about Internet shopping; Cities where the pilot program in under way.
- Site sells Saturn's 'S'. Halliday, Jean // Automotive News;10/25/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5845, pAM24
Reports on Saturn Corp.'s use of the Web to increase interest in its S-series compact automobiles among younger buyers. Trivia game for visitors to the Web site; Inclusion of a test-drive incentive; Targeted group for the S series.