Wheels of Fortune

A little-known corner of the used car business is thriving in a sour economy. Click on the video at right to hear reporter Ken Bensinger talk about the story.

A vicious cycle in the used-car business

A vicious cycle in the used-car business

Sign, drive, default, repossess and resell -- that's the game at Buy Here Pay Here dealerships.

Investors place big bets on Buy Here Pay Here used-car dealers

Investors place big bets on Buy Here Pay Here used-car dealers

The J.D. Byrider used-car dealership in Visalia, Calif., sits amid a jumble of tow yards, hubcap vendors and vacant lots littered with empty...

A hard road for the poor in need of cars

A hard road for the poor in need of cars

Few programs are available to help low-income workers get behind the wheel.

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