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GM to Experiment Selling New Cars on Ebay

GM Ebay Motors For a long time now, manufacturers have been trying to figure out a way to sell cars online without the hassles of negotiating at a dealership.

Dealer franchise laws make this difficult because by law, you are only allowd to buy a new car at a dealership. You simply can't order a car direct from the manufacturer.

Now that GM is coming out of bankruptcy, they seem to have more wiggle room in regards to selling cars in non-traditional ways.

GM will begin experimenting selling new cars via auction on Ebay Motors.

The cars will still be sold through dealers, but this will give car buyers a new option when it comes to negotiating a deal.

The auctions will only be offered in California and will include the "buy it now" option. The launch date has not been set yet, but we'll let you know when it does.

As with most new programs, there will probably be some exceptional deals in the beginning to lure buyers. It will probably be worth your while to try it out when this becomes available.






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