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F/GM: General Motors to Test Selling Cars Online

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General Motors

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announced plans to use Prince's hometown, Minneapolis, to launch a program to sell Oldmobiles online, allowing consumers to hand-pick features and a dealer, while receiving a guaranteed price. According to the

Wall Street Journal

, seven locations around the city have been chosen to supply the service. As part of the program, consumers can shop for cars and get a price online. They have to finalize the purchase and pick up the car at one of the dealers.

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The pilot program will last 90 days.

This move comes on the heels of recent automaker interest in the Web. Just

last month,


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announced the creation of, which would offer a similar service through its 4,200 dealers nationwide.