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 #239

Submission Number:
239
Commenter:
Robert Schwarz
State:
Wisconsin
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
The FTC should support direct sales of automobiles to buyers. States that prohibit direct sales, and require buyers to purchase through local dealerships, should be compelled to end their prohibition. Such prohibitions are a restraint of free trade and do not promote consumer choice.