Many prospective car buyers go to the Detroit auto show to comparison shop. They say it’s a lot easier seeing different vehicles there side-by-side, rather than traveling from dealership to dealership. On a smaller scale, that all-in-one-setting set-up is a bit like what was touted a few years ago as “the dealership of the future.” Such a place would offer vehicles not just from a single manufacturer, but from many. All under one roof. For instance, in the SUV department you could ...

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