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Overstock.com Cars Forms Alliance With Carfax

Addition of the Carfax Vehicle History Reports Will Assist Automobile

Shoppers in Making a Well Informed Buying Decision When Visiting

Overstock.com Cars



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    SALT LAKE CITY, April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Internet retailer
 Overstock.com (Nasdaq:   OSTK) (www.overstock.com) today began offering its
 online vehicle shoppers the opportunity to check a car's history. Carfax
 Vehicle History Reports have been integrated into its newly developed Cars
 Program (http://cars.overstock.com/) and are available free to anyone
 shopping for a used car on the site. Overstock.com already boasts more than
 450,000 new and used cars listed on its Web site.
     "By teaming up with Carfax, we're now able to offer our customers a
 better automotive shopping experience," said Overstock.com CEO Patrick
 Byrne. "Anyone looking for their next used car through the Overstock.com
 Cars Program now can immediately access the vehicle's history report and
 see details such as mileage, service and especially, ownership history,
 which enhances our listings and helps our customers make smarter, faster
 buying decisions."
     Overstock.com will also be identifying automobiles that have only had
 one previous owner by using the Carfax One Owner program. All vehicles with
 one previous owner will be recognizable by the one-owner icon next to the
 listing.
     Overstock.com offers automobile shoppers a wide variety of vehicles to
 choose from by listing vehicles from new and used car dealers nationwide.
 Carfax was selected by Overstock.com as its vehicle history provider
 because Carfax is a recognized and trusted brand.
     "We believe Carfax Vehicle History Reports should be available to
 consumers anywhere used cars are sold," said Larry Gamache, communications
 director at Carfax. "With more people shopping online than ever before,
 Carfax and Overstock.com are ensuring our customers that the information
 they need to buy with confidence is readily available with the simple click
 of a mouse."
     About Overstock.com
     Overstock.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:   OSTK) (www.overstock.com) is an online
 "closeout" retailer offering discount, brand-name merchandise for sale over
 the Internet. The company offers its customers an opportunity to shop for
 bargains conveniently, while offering its suppliers an alternative
 inventory liquidation distribution channel. Overstock.com, headquartered in
 Salt Lake City, is a publicly traded company listed on the NASDAQ Global
 Market System and can be found online at http://www.overstock.com.
     About Carfax
     Millions of consumers rely on the most trusted provider of vehicle
 history information, Carfax, each year. Using the unique 17-character
 vehicle identification number (VIN) found on vehicle dashboards and title
 documents, Carfax instantly generates a detailed Vehicle History Report on
 any used car or light truck. Carfax Vehicle History Reports(TM) provide
 information that can impact a consumer's decision about a used car or
 truck. Carfax is a wholly-owned subsidiary of R.L. Polk & Co. For more
 information, visit www.Carfax.com.
 
 

SOURCE Overstock.com

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