In brief

May 2000
Automotive News;05/08/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5873, p30
Trade Publication
Presents a compendium of brief news items of interest to the United States automobile industry. Profitability of online referral service to automobile dealers; Founder of Autolink.com Steve Nickelsen's advice for dealers to use the Web for service reminders; Vice president of sales and dealer network operations at Autoweb.com, David Greene's explanation on the concept of customer ownership on the Internet.


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