TITLE

AutoNation to buy stores in wake of AOL alliance

AUTHOR(S)
Kisiel, Ralph; Carney, Susan
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;5/29/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5876, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based AutoNation Inc.'s plan to acquire more dealerships in the wake of its alliance with America Online (AOL) Inc. to sell vehicles on the Internet. AutoNation's acquisition of online car-buying service AutoVantage.com from Cendant Corp.; Launch of co-branded site AOL AutosDirect in July 2000; Projected number of subscribers who may use the site.
ACCESSION #
3183510

 

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