TITLE

Rut looms for BMW X5

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Donna
PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
Automotive News;10/18/1999, Vol. 74 Issue 5843, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that BMW of North America Inc.'s X5 sport-utility vehicle (SUV) has hit legal snags that may temporarily keep it off the market in Texas. Dealers' challenge to the right of BMW to market the car under a separate franchise agreement; Requirement for dealers to meet open-ended qualifications to sell the car; Factories' struggle to exert more control over their retailers.
ACCESSION #
2410866

 

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