Xianyu’s used auto channel lures Chezhibao by Tom Marling in Automotive 15 Apr 2018 The Alibaba-backed mobile marketplace Xianyu is employing a novel approach to secure a place in the hyper-competitive used auto sector in China. The platform’s c-to-b used auto channel, “Fast and Safe [Auto] Sales” (信用速卖) was first launched on a preliminary basis late last year in collaboration with Alibaba’s in-house used auto site che168.com (阿里二手车). This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share “Fast and Safe [Auto] Sales” (信用速卖)Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (阿里巴巴集团)Chezhibao (车置宝)Xianyu (闲鱼) Tom Marling Tom is a PhD candidate in Chinese History at Hong Kong Baptist University, and former PR consultant in Mainland China. He joined the AIM Group in 2016 as a writer/analyst.