Exclusive: Ford set for China tie-up with Alibaba to test online, direct auto sales – source

BEIJING (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co is expected to sign as early as Thursday a deal with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd which may allow the U.S. automaker to test selling cars to consumers in China through Alibaba’s online retail arm Tmall, as well as via a new “auto vending machine” store concept, according to a Ford source familiar with the matter.


Source: Reuters

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