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It helps buyers select a car and sends out an alert to more than 1,000 registered dealerships.Carwow takes a flat commission of £250 per transaction from the dealer. It is still difficult to buy a new car online without having to go into a dealership.Fiat Click, a franchise, found some success in 2011-12 with a sales website and what it called an "Apple-esque" store, but it was replaced by a traditional dealership.The financial process is also more complicated than other transactions. More than 75 per cent of new car purchases in the UK use credit agreements and can involve part-exchange deals, where customers get a discount for trading in their old car.Still, many dealers would argue that the internet has revolutionised motor retail.In 2015, its first full year of operation, Rockar expects to have had 200,000 store visits -- more than Hyundai's entire UK network of 158 dealers.Mr Dixon says manufacturers and larger franchises have been slow to embrace online retail because of the massive amounts of capital invested in dealer networks up and down the country.
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