Auto Nation overpowers its Web buying-service rivals

Harris, Donna
October 2001
Automotive News;10/29/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 5955, p33
Trade Publication
Reports the developments in the online dealer network of AutoNation Inc. in the United States. Total numbers of online dealer network; Acquisition of AutoVantage as an additional to its network; Rank of AutoNation in dealer satisfaction.


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