TITLE

Ford seeks buyout of all Indianapolis dealerships

PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;8/28/2000 Anniversary Supplement, Vol. 74 Issue 5890, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on plans of Ford Motor Co. to acquire all Ford and Lincoln-Mercury dealerships in Indianapolis, Indiana in the year 1997. Implications for automobile dealers; Replacement of the eighteen dealerships in the area with five megastores; Company efforts in seeking the same deals in other states.
ACCESSION #
3650195

 

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