TITLE

Manufacturers, dealers continue franchise fight

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Donna
PUB. DATE
May 2001
SOURCE
Automotive News;5/7/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5928, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the continuation of the franchise trial between car manufacturers and dealers against the state of Arizona. Provisions of the law prohibiting factories from owning dealerships; Impact of the law on retail prices; Claims of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers regarding the unconstitutionality of the law.
ACCESSION #
4456310

 

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