Last decade proved a deadly one for dealerships

Teahen Jr., John K.
March 2000
Automotive News;3/27/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5867, p51
Trade Publication
Reports on the performance of United States automobile and light-truck dealership in 1990s. Number of new-car and light-truck dealerships lost in 1990s; Fall of sales; Market downturn; Dealership totals for domestic and imported vehicles.


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