Pre-owned Prize Fight: AutoNation Wants to Out-CarMax CarMax
The used car market? Saturated. The battle? About to begin.
America’s largest new-car retailer knows there’s money in them there pre-owned vehicles and has hatched a half-billion-dollar plan to take on the country’s largest used-car retailer.
CA Court Rules CarMax Inspection Checklist Isn't What You Think It Is
When is a completed inspection report not a completed inspection report? When it’s issued by CarMax, a California appeals court has ruled.
The court found the country’s largest used vehicle retailer in violation of a state law requiring detailed inspection checklists for certified used vehicles, Automotive News reports. The ruling, which stems from a lawsuit filed by a customer who claimed CarMax sold him a “certified” lemon, shines light on the retailer’s dodgy vehicle inspection practices.
Walmart Unveils Online One-Stop Auto Insurance Venture
Walmart is the home of low prices on many, many things, from clothes and groceries, to televisions and tires. The retailer also offers a number of financial services, such as prepaid debit cards and money transfers. And of course, they’re even experimenting with heavy-duty truck design for better fuel economy.
As of this week, though, Walmart shoppers can add one more item to their list: Auto insurance.