Wheels of Fortune

A little-known corner of the used car business is thriving in a sour economy.

  • The golden Kia
    The golden Kia

    Repossessing and re-selling cars is a distinctive feature of the Buy Here Pay Here industry. Neil’s Finance Plaza of Kansas City, Mo., has sold more than 800 cars three times or more each since 2006. One of them, a four-door 2003 Kia Optima, changed hands eight times in less than three...