Gov. to launch web service to track vehicle history

January 29, 2009 1:16:53 PM PST
Car buyers could soon track the history of their vehicles online.The Department of Justice will launch a new web service on Friday. People can look up a vehicle's brand history -- odometer data and other background information -- including whether it has been stolen .

The department has enlisted 27 states to provide data for the system. And its currently working to bring the rest on board.

For more information on the new system, visit