D.C. pilot is lab for GM dealer relations

Harris, Donna
September 2001
Automotive News;9/10/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 5947, p6
Trade Publication
Focuses on the Internet pilot of General Motors with online referral service Autobytel Inc.. Deals with Chevrolet dealers of General Motors Corp.; Use of locate-to-order system for increase in sales; Ability for customers in direct car orders from dealer inventory online.


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