GM and Chrysler to meet with dealer groups this Wednesday

Article by Christian A., on August 26, 2010

After months of delay, the first auto dealer talks have been confirmed to begin on Sept. 30. A legislation proposal had been brought that would have reversed termination of 789 Chrysler dealerships and stopped GM's plans to close 1,350 stores by October 2010. The legislation passed the House but had stalled in the Senate.

Hence, there arose a need for these talks to determine an alternative. There were numerous reasons for delays ranging from difficulty from scheduling so many parties, wrangling between dealer groups, as well as the reluctance of car companies to meet with all dealer groups involved. Indeed, it is a huge group to try to get together.

Participating parties include General Motors Co., Chrysler Group, dealer groups including the National Automobile Dealers Association, key lawmakers and Obama administration officials. 

The talks will address a proposal by dealer groups to reinstate some dealers, allow others to submit appeals to arbitration and offer cash compensation to rejected dealerships.

Katie Grant, a spokeswoman for House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., and Max Gleischman, a spokesman for Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin, D-Ill, confirmed the meeting.

Topics: gm, chrysler, dealer

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Recommended

The first time Porsche revealed the Panamera Sport Turismo to the public was during the 2017 Geneva Motor Show earlier this year. And now it has already entered production, and...
by - July 27, 2017
Autocar has got some juicy rumours for us regarding a new McLaren hypercar. The British publication has inside sources claiming that a new model will be added to the Ultimate...
by - July 27, 2017
Ferrari has recently launched the New Power15 extended warranty program. The company developed this program in response to the notion that supercars are very expensive to maintain. Truth be told,...
by - July 27, 2017
The UK it seems is about to take the same road as its neighbouring country France by banning sales of petrol and diesel vehicles beginning 2040. As reported by The...
by - July 27, 2017
What has BMW been up to lately? The company recently announced that they are currently focusing on electrification, and so far, their new architecture will enable “electrification of every model...
by - July 26, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries