Autoweb, CarsDirect Alliance Offers Delivery Choices; Merger Next?

Background
AutoWeb’s stock sells for $8.19 per share; was up $1.62
Cars­Di­rect recent­ly announces plans to com­pete with Auto­by­tel in Europe
AutoWeb has 5,000-dealer net­work; Cars­Di­rect deliv­ers vehi­cles “direct” to cus­tomers