Used-car dot-com still hopes for IPO

Sawyers, Arlena
November 2000
Automotive News;11/27/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5905, p3
Trade Publication
Focuses on the business plans of AutoTrader.com in the United States. Postponement of plans for initial public offering; Target on companies providing services to used-car transactions; Reduction of advertising costs for automobile dealers.


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