RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The car lot isn't always the first place people shop for cars these days. Some begin their search at a computer screen, and now, you can look at your local Costco.
Some warehouses even display cars outside their stores. Inside you can find catalogs.
Dealers used to compete on price to be part of the Costco auto program. Now the program is going straight to the manufacturer and working a pricing deal directly with general motors.
Automakers say they like the idea.