Autobytel Launches Automotive Search Engine

Irvine-based Autobytel is launching a new, automotive web site,, the firm said this weekend at the 2007 National Automobile Dealers Association Conference. The new site will focus on providing vertical search for automotive information. Autobytel said that the site will provide information from across the entire web, and will include auto-related content, listings, local business listings, and auto-related web search results. Autobytel said that the site will also include user-generated content, including surveys, blogs, polls, reviews and ratings. The new service will launch to consumers in Q2 of 2007.