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How Do Franchisees Feel about Chrysler’s Buyout by Italy’s Fiat?

Chrysler DeSoto hood ornament
Chrysler dealership sign in a small town. photo/bmm

Attending this weekend's National Automobile Dealers Association convention in New Orleans, American dealers seemed revved up about their franchisor Chrysler becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Italy's Fiat SpA.

Auto Dealerships: Franchising in a Heavily Regulated Industry

Automobile dealerships were the first type of legally recognized and regulated franchises. In fact, in 1937 Wisconsin enacted the first state law protecting car dealers from wrongful termination and non-renewal.

NADA: Economic Momentum Grows in 2013

Chief economist of the National Automobile Dealers Association Paul Taylor foresees sales momentum for new cars and lights trucks to grow more in 2013.

One in Ten Employers a Franchise

Franchisor -owned / franchisee store mix. Source:US Census Bureau

Car Dealers Rally for Big Three Rescue

The National Automobile Dealers Association is sending a call to all its dealers to call Congress immediately.