TITLE

Repo man seeks respect

AUTHOR(S)
Henry, Jim
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Automotive News;8/23/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5834, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the United States repossessions, an inescapable part of auto lending. Image problem; Liability of lenders for the actions of repossession firms their hire; Percentage of repossessions. INSET: Repo road map.
ACCESSION #
2229478

 

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