TOKYO — Each month some 1,300 Japanese buy a used car online, without so much as kicking a tire, using computer terminals located in local gas stations and shopping centers. And the customer list is growing. Bargain hunters are visiting 217 retail outlets around the country, browsing through an inventory of 20,000 cars and selecting the model they like electronically via Dolphinet Satellite Car Shops and an information network established in 1998 by a Japanese company, called Gulliver ...

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