TITLE

Autoweb.com to let shoppers avoid dealers

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Donna
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Automotive News;8/16/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5833, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Autoweb.com's testing of an online sales process that allows buyers not to deal directly with automobile dealers. Consumers' demand for a process excluding the dealer and allowing the company to act as a buyer's agent; Features of the program.
ACCESSION #
2202199

 

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