Autobytel Inc. announced December 19th that users of Yahoo! Inc's Yahoo! Autos property (autos.yahoo.com
) will have access to the approximately 6,700-strong Autobytel network of Internet automotive dealers. The relationship between Autobytel Inc. and Yahoo! Autos, allows Yahoo! to enhance its online automotive marketplace while providing its consumers with access to Autobytel's nationwide dealer network.
"We believe that the commitment of Autobytel and its dealer network to providing the best possible car-buying experience to all consumers has made Autobytel the leader in generating online car sales," said Jeffrey Schwartz, president and CEO of Autobytel Inc., which recently celebrated its ten millionth customer. "This agreement with Yahoo! Autos extends our ability to provide more consumers with our award-winning service, while delivering even more customers to our network of Accredited Dealers."
"Yahoo! Autos is committed to providing the most comprehensive resource for people to easily buy and sell new and used automobiles online," said Elizabeth Blair, vice president and general manager of Yahoo!'s business and local media division. "Through agreements with companies like Autobytel, Yahoo! Autos has established a compelling destination that provides consumers the information and tools they need to buy a car – all in one place."About Autobytel Inc.
Autobytel Inc., an automotive marketing services company, owns and operates Autobytel.com, Autoweb.com, Carsmart.com, Autosite.com, and AIC (Automotive Information Center). The company powers manufacturer and portal auto channels with data and tools to help customers buy cars; provides advertising programs for manufacturers and dealers to target customers; built and implemented technology to drive an inventory-based manufacturer's online car selling program, and generates billions of dollars in car sales for dealers through the company's websites.