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Tred Gets $1.7M To Be An Uber For Car Test Drives

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http://techcrunch.com – Tred, a startup that allows you to order auto test drives to your home, is announcing a $1.7 million raise of seed funding today, from Fraser McCombs Capital, former Chairman and CEO of General Motors Rick Wagoner, Maveron Capital, Chris Sacca’s Lowercase Capital and TechStar’s David Cohen. The startup aims to compete with showrooms and car manufacturers that already allow shoppers to test drive autos outside of the showroom at “ride and drive” events and likens itself to an Uber for test drives, “with a twist of Zappos.” While car manufacturers and dealers (IT news)