Whose words?

Krebs, Michelle
October 2001
Automotive News;10/29/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 5955, p2i
Trade Publication
Focuses on the issue of English-only documents and contracts of the automobile industry in the United States. Steps taken by lenders and sellers to meet the needs of customers; Creation of a Spanish buyers guide by the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association; Requirements of the Federal Trade Commission on dealers. INSET: What the law requires.


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