LendingTree Branches Out Again, Eyeing Car Shoppers

LendingTree is at it again, this time launching an online marketplace geared specifically for car buyers The move follows an announcement last week that the Charlotte-based company has launched a platform for small-business loans. The marketplace for car shoppers allows customers to browse through 2.5 million new and used vehicles, offered by more than 20,000 dealers nationwide, and then use LendingTree's marketplace services to find financing, according to a news release Friday.