Proceed with caution on Net auctions

Stallkamp, Tom
March 2000
Automotive News;3/13/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5865, p26
Trade Publication
Cautions automobile manufacturers venturing on the risks of Internet auctions. Collaboration among General Motors, Ford Motor Co. and DaimlerChrysler in creating an electronic commerce company to help them buy their parts; Aim of eliminating inefficiencies in supply chains; Concerns related to such an electronic commerce venture include protection of proprietary data.


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