FTC to Host Public Workshop Examining the U.S. Auto Distribution System Workshop Will Explore Competition, State Regulations, and Emerging Trends in the Industry, Project No. P131202 #46

Submission Number:
46
Commenter:
John Madison
State:
Texas
Initiative Name:
FTC to Host Public Workshop Examining the U.S. Auto Distribution System Workshop Will Explore Competition, State Regulations, and Emerging Trends in the Industry, Project No. P131202
I live in Texas, and Texas law prevents me from buying a car directly from its manufacturer. Whom does the law protect, besides car dealerships? Why should an automobile be different than any other product that I can buy from its manufacturer?