How to use the Internet to shop for your new car

The Internet has become an indispensable component of the car-buying experience, in which 88 percent of consumers go online to sites like Autoblog to research, shop and compare before buying a car.

Can you buy a new vehicle online today in the U.S. the way you can order, say, books, appliances or plane tickets? Well, it largely depends on where you live — and specifically, how robust your local automotive dealers' e-commerce platforms are.The Internet has become an indispensable component of the car-buying experience. According to the 2017 Cox Automotive Car Buyer Journey, 88 percent of consumers go online nowadays before buying a car. They're going to the manufacturers' websites to res...