GM hits some potholes with pilot Web site

Osburn, Chaz
January 2001
Automotive News;1/15/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5912, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on General Motors Corp.'s use of a pilot Web site with seven dealers in the Minneapolis, Minnesota market. Test of three sales concepts; Level of interest of dealers.


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