MSN has partnered up with Motor Trend to launch a new car website to help people shop for, look at, and talk about cars.  The site is expected to launch in early 2014.  The central focus of the site will be a completely redesigned, easy-to-use Buying Guide heavy on vital information and seamlessly integrated into the overall experience, including deep car comparison tools, engaging editorial, and professionally produced videos.  Microsoft hopes to be able to monetize this site with gaining advertisers for a niche audience. “We are very excited about our partnership with MSN,” said Eric B. Schwab, EVP, Sales & Marketing, and Group Publisher of the Motor Trend Automotive Group. “The idea of Motor Trend on MSN is to combine the reach and capability of MSN with the rich and authoritative premium auto content from Motor Trend.  Automotive influencers, as well as new car intenders, will be offered an entirely new ...

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