TITLE

If life's like a box chocolates, what are your customers getting?

AUTHOR(S)
Pyle, Ron
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Tire Business;6/22/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In his article, the author opines that the U.S. administration will undoubtedly find, to its surprise, that a massive injection of money, especially borrowed money, will not fix the problem in the domestic auto manufacturing industry. However, he says that independent automotive service and repair shops would benefit from the significant reduction in the number of new car dealerships, as Chrysler Group L.L.C. and General Motors Corp. trim more than 2,000 dealers from their ranks.
ACCESSION #
43029168

 

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