• Car & Automotive

    GM to launch used-vehicle shopping platform CarBravo

    DETROIT — General Motors this spring will launch CarBravo, a shopping platform designed to boost used-vehicle sales through GM dealerships, the automaker said Tuesday. “CarBravo will give customers more choice and access to shop significantly expanded inventories of both the dealer and a national central stock of GM used vehicles. Importantly, the program features will also be offered on non-GM used vehicles,” Steve Carlisle, president of GM North America, said in a statement. “CarBravo is designed to provide customers the convenience to shop how they want, where they want — online, at the dealership or both.” The used-vehicle  

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  • Car & Automotive

    Sony to launch car company to explore electric vehicle market

    While best known for consumer electronics devices like the PlayStation game console, Sony soon may start building electric vehicles, as well, or so suggested the company’s top executive during a presentation Tuesday at the CES electronics show in Las Vegas. The electronics giant has teased its interest in the auto industry during prior appearances at CES but, this time, Chairman, President and CEO Kenichiro Yoshida confirmed that Sony is setting up its own mobility unit. And to give show attendees an idea of what he has in mind, Yoshida pointed to a seven-seat, all-electric sport utility vehicle. Referencing the response  

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