NetTrends: Used car dealers get more respect online


By Andrea Orr PALO ALTO, Calif., July 31 (Reuters) - The auction site eBay Inc. has had enormous success selling everything from art to computers, but early on, it did not see much potential in the used car business. Until one day a company executive scanning the model car section stumbled upon a full-sized Ferrari for sale. It was a fortuitous finding for eBay, which, in response to customer demand two years ago, set up eBay Motors for selling cars, motorcycles, parts and accessories ...

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