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  • / E-Retailers

    eAuto runs out of gas

    eAuto, an Internet-based business-to-business automotive aftermarket parts distributor since 1996, has ceased operations. eAuto was unable to secure a second round of funding. "The automotive aftermarket is in a lot of pain right now, as evidenced by the valuations Wall Street is placing on the industry's largest companies," said eAuto founder and CEO Malcolm Davidow. "Things will get worse before they get better to the extent the aftermarket...

    Posted 01/30/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    eAuto, an Internet-based business-to-business automotive aftermarket parts distributor since 1996, has ceased operations. eAuto was unable to secure a second round of funding. "The automotive aftermarket is in a lot of pain right now, as evidenced by the valuations Wall Street is placing on the…

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  • Goldspeed.com peers into its data and finds bling

    Traditional web jeweler Goldspeed features hip hop style on TrueBling.com, which grew out of Goldspeed’s sales and customer data.

    Posted 07/06/2007Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Traditional web jeweler Goldspeed features hip hop style on TrueBling.com, which grew out of Goldspeed’s sales and customer data.
  • Global Firm Sports New E-Shop

    Global Cyber Sports.Com Inc. has launched a new "E-shop" featuring high-quality apparel and merchandise branded with the BMW-Williams Formula 1 racing team logos and emblems. The site is an addition to GCSC's stable of online shops and can be found by accessing www.web.f1.shop.com and clicking on the BMW-Williams icon. The new e-retail channel extends the range of Formula 1 merchandise offered by GCSC. Its launch forms part of an ongoing program...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    Global Cyber Sports.Com Inc. has launched a new "E-shop" featuring high-quality apparel and merchandise branded with the BMW-Williams Formula 1 racing team logos and emblems. The site is an addition to GCSC's stable of online shops and can be found by accessing www.web.f1.shop.com and clicking on…
  • / Technology

    CarFax revs up web self-service to cut customer e-mail load

    CarFax has implemented a customer service system that makes it more likely that customers will help themselves. In its first three weeks of operation, the system cut CarFax’s e-mail volume in half.

    Posted 03/04/2003Kurt PetersPost a comment

    CarFax has implemented a customer service system that makes it more likely that customers will help themselves. In its first three weeks of operation, the system cut CarFax’s e-mail volume in half.
  • / Technology

    GM and eBay drive automotive sales with new Internet initiative

    It stops just short of letting customers complete the transaction online, but a new arrangement GM launches tomorrow with eBay Motors gives car buyers in California more ways to shop and negotiate for a new vehicle over the Internet.

    Posted 08/10/2009Bill BriggsPost a comment

    It stops just short of letting customers complete the transaction online, but a new arrangement GM launches tomorrow with eBay Motors gives car buyers in California more ways to shop and negotiate for a new vehicle over the Internet.
  • Overstock.com test-driving ‘Cars’ program

    Beta testing for Overstock.com Cars is under way as the online discount retailer reaches into a new market.

    Posted 01/03/2007Mark BrohanPost a comment

    Beta testing for Overstock.com Cars is under way as the online discount retailer reaches into a new market.
  • / Technology

    eBay Motors and GM promotion to keep rolling along

    Because of their success to date, the two companies will continue to enable Californians to shop, make offers and arrange financing for new cars online.

    Posted 09/04/2009Katie EvansPost a comment

    Because of their success to date, the two companies will continue to enable Californians to shop, make offers and arrange financing for new cars online.
  • / Technology

    Online car researchers quickly become buyers, says Autobytel research

    67% of car shoppers who submitted requests for price quotes at Autobytel.com utlimately purchased a car, according to a survey of Autobytel shoppers conducted by R.L. Polk & Co. 42% bought a new car and 25% bought a used car, the survey reported.

    Posted 09/08/2004Kurt PetersPost a comment

    67% of car shoppers who submitted requests for price quotes at Autobytel.com utlimately purchased a car, according to a survey of Autobytel shoppers conducted by R.L. Polk & Co. 42% bought a new car and 25% bought a used car, the survey reported.
  • / Marketing

    Design flaws overshadow content at Japanese automotive sites

    While the web sites of four major Japanese automakers rank high on providing valuable content, poor navigation and presentation make content and function hard to find and consume, a recent study has found.

    Posted 08/23/2007Paul DemeryPost a comment

    While the web sites of four major Japanese automakers rank high on providing valuable content, poor navigation and presentation make content and function hard to find and consume, a recent study has found.
  • / Marketing

    Online car buyers bypass dull manufacturer sites

    New-vehicle shoppers who rate the usefulness of a manufacturer’s web site as high are much more likely to visit a dealer for a test drive, according to J.D. Power and Associates.

    Posted 08/24/2004Paul DemeryPost a comment

    New-vehicle shoppers who rate the usefulness of a manufacturer’s web site as high are much more likely to visit a dealer for a test drive, according to J.D. Power and Associates.

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