Autobytel sees black ink this qtr

Henry, Jim
December 2001
Automotive News;12/17/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 5962, p4
Trade Publication
Focuses on the fourth-quarter profit forecasts of online auto marketer, Autobytel.com Inc. in Irvine, California. Increase of competition from Web sites run by automakers and dealers; Acquisition of Autoweb.com Inc.; Decline of online dealer count.


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