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Amazon partners Hyundai to start selling cars online next year

(FOX NEWS) – Amazon is jumping into car sales and will
partner with Hyundai to begin selling the automaker’s
vehicles online in 2024.

The e-commerce giant said that Hyundai would be the
first brand available for purchase but did not say when
it would include additional vehicle manufacturers.

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy said in a statement that it will
change the "ease with which customers can buy vehicles

Beginning next year, customers will be able to search on
Amazon for available vehicle purchases in their area,
including model, trim and color, before checking out
online with their chosen form of payment and financing
options, according to Amazon.

Amazon CEO Andy Jassy
Amazon CEO Andy Jassy.

Hyundai Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit Over Faulty EV Plugs

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Purchase of Alaska, 1867 – Legends of America

On October 18, 1867, the U.S. formally took possession of
Alaska after purchasing the territory from Russia for $7.2
million, or less than two cents an acre. Indigenous peoples
settled the unforgiving territory thousands of years earlier.

The Alaska purchase comprised 586,412 square miles, about
twice the size of
Texas, and was championed by William
Henry Seward
, the enthusiastically expansionist secretary
of state under President
Andrew Johnson.

Russia wanted to sell its Alaska territory, which was remote
and difficult to defend, to the U.S. rather than risk losing it
in battle with a rival such as Great Britain.

Alaskan territory was purchased by the United States in 1867. The deal with Russia was ...

Treasury warrant in the amount of $7.2 million for the
purchase of Alaska. (Department of the Treasury;
National Archives)

Timeline | KMTA
                 (May 16, 1801 – October 10, 1872)

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