Next time you’re in the market for a new car, head to Walmart.
The retail giant is partnering with dealerships to sell cars in Houston, Dallas, Phoenix and Oklahoma City.
Select Walmart locations will have touch-screen kiosks set up by the online auto retailer CarSaver, Automotive News reported. The kiosks will let Walmart shoppers choose a new or pre-owned car and get financing and insurance with support from advisers over the phone. Customers using the kiosks will be prompted to set up an appointment at a dealership near that Walmart location.
Walmart experimented with CarSaver through a pilot program in Stuart, Florida in April, Automotive News reported. The pilot was good for Walmart: 80 percent of appointments scheduled through one of the store’s kiosks led to a sale. Read more…