Consumers say they like to dicker

Chappell, Lindsay
January 2000
Automotive News;1/24/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5858, p136
Trade Publication
Reports that almost half of United States consumers prefer to buy automobiles from car dealers who offer price negotiations, according to the January 2000 survey conducted by Glendale, California-based Dohring Co.


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