Florida law leaves dealer issues fuzzy

Harris, Donna
October 1999
Automotive News;10/11/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5842, p8
Trade Publication
Focuses on the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles' proposed guidelines to clarify the state's franchise law with regards to factory-owned dealerships. Reaction of the South Florida Auto-Truck Dealers Association to the draft guidelines; Terms of the proposed rules.


Related Articles

  • Dealers ask Fla. to void Volvo franchise pact. Harris, Donna Lawrence // Automotive News;10/28/1996, Vol. 71 Issue 5684, p8 

    Reports on the request of Florida automobile dealers to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, that a franchise agreement with Volvo Cars of North America Incorporated be voided. Reason for the request; Opportunity of dealers to protest changes to franchise agreements;...

  • Judge: Fla. DMV should handle challenge to new BMW point. Freedman, Eric // Automotive News;1/25/2016, Vol. 90 Issue 6709, p0014 

    The article reports that the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles should be the first one to handle the protest staged by car dealership Vista Motor Co. according to U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno. Topics covered include the lawsuit filed by Vista to block the...

  • N.C. toughens franchise law. Harris, Donna // Automotive News;8/25/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5728, p4 

    Reports that North Carolina (N.C.) automobile dealers toughened their state franchise law in 1997, but the amendments could land them in court. Controversies the amendment law addresses; Changes to the N.C. franchise law; Reasons for the changes.

  • Court backs GM over nixed dealership buyout. Freedman, Eric // Automotive News;12/22/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5745, p22 

    Comments on the Michigan Dealer Act and the fact that it does not apply to prospective new-vehicle dealers even when they hold another franchise. The resulting problems for existing dealerships seeking to expand their product lines; The lack of protection, for dealers, by the state law in...

  • NC auto dealers say thet'll keep fighting Tesla.  // Dixie Automotive Report;Aug2013, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p7 

    The article reports on the opposition of automobile dealers to oppose a regulation that updates the franchise law.

  • NC auto dealers say they'll keep fighting Tesla. Kardish, Chris // Appalachian Automotive Report;Aug2013, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p7 

    The article reports on the fight by auto dealers for a bill updating franchise laws without a provision that bans the business model of electric car manufacturer Tesla in North Carolina in 2013.

  • Agreements You Can Live With. Charapp, Michael // Ward's Dealer Business;Apr2011, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p29 

    The article offers information on legal issues about franchise agreement in the U.S. It mentions that every state has a law allowing that a manufacturer might not fail or terminate to renew a dealer with no good cause. It states that a manufacturer is needed to renew the dealer agreement in...

  • Dealer vs. VW's Planned Store. Gordon, Mac // Ward's Dealer Business;Jul2011, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p11 

    The article focuses on the dispute over the addition of a Volkswagen (VW) dealership in Montclair, California. The California New Motor Vehicle Board administrative law judge Marybelle D. Archibald upholds the establishment of the store. VW owners in Ontario claims that the proposed site for the...

  • Outranked.  // Automotive News;4/9/2012, Vol. 86 Issue 6511, p18 

    The article reports on the decision of a U.S. district judge in an issue whether federal bankruptcy law trump Kentucky franchise law as it relates to rejected Chrysler automobile dealers.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics