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 #177

Submission Number:
177
Commenter:
Douglas Sparks
State:
North Carolina
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
We should allow auto manufacturers to sell direct to consumers in all states of the US. Not doing so creates a monopoly for the auto dealers and limits choice in the marketplace. Existing auto dealer franchises should be protected but we should not force new market entrants into the dealer model if they dont desire it.