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 #476

Submission Number:
476
Commenter:
Jason Hughes
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
The direct sale of vehicles by a manufacturer to a customer should be no different than the direct sale of any other product by a manufacturer to a customer. There is no present day justification for protection of auto dealers from such things, especially when the manufacturers in question have no such franchisees.