AutoNation to buy stores in wake of AOL alliance

Kisiel, Ralph; Carney, Susan
May 2000
Automotive News;5/29/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5876, p1
Trade Publication
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.


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