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Encyclopedia > Car dealership
Typical car dealership selling used cars outside, new cars in the showroom, as well as a vehicle entrance to the parts and service area in the back of the building.

A car dealership or vehicle local distribution is a business that sells new cars and/or used cars at the retail level, based on a dealership contract with an automaker or its sales subsidiary. It employs automobile salespeople to do the selling. It may also provide maintenance services for cars, thus employing automobile mechanics, stock and sell spare automobile parts, and process warranty claims. Dealership is an indie pop and noise pop band based in Berkeley, California which was formed in 1995. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 525 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1050 pixel, file size: 295 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Car dealership Metadata This file contains... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 525 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1050 pixel, file size: 295 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Car dealership Metadata This file contains... “Car” and “Cars” redirect here. ... A used car, also known as a pre-owned vehicle and second hand car, is a vehicle that has previously had one or more owners. ... Drawing of a self-service store. ... Automakers, also known as carmakers, automobile manufacturers, motor manufacturers, or the automobile industry are companies that design and manufacture automobiles. ... A subsidiary, in business, is an entity that is controlled by another entity. ... The automobile salesman (or salesperson) is one of many sales professions. ... A motor vehicle service is a series of maintenance procedures carried out at a set time interval or after the vehicle has travelled a certain distance. ... A mechanic works on the rear end of a car An auto mechanic is a mechanic who specializes in automobile maintenance, repair, and sometimes modification and design. ... Auto parts are components of automobiles. ... In commercial and consumer transactions, a warranty is an obligation that an article or service sold is as factually stated or legally implied by the seller, and that often provides for a specific remedy such as repair or replacement in the event the article or service fails to meet the...

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A Subaru car dealership.
A Subaru car dealership.

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A typical car dealership in the United States In the United States, a car dealership is a retailer that sells new and/or used cars. ...

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// Car brokers specialise in helping car buyers source and buy cars. ...

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This field is ruled by Commission Regulation (EC) NO 1400/2002 of 31 July 20021, on the application of article 81(3) of the Treaty to categories of vertical agreements and concerted practices in the motor vehicle sector. A regulation is a legislative act of the European Union which becomes immediately enforceable as law in all member states simultaneously. ... The European Community (EC) was originally founded on March 25, 1957 by the signing of the Treaty of Rome under the name of European Economic Community. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


In the Member States of the European Union, motor vehicle and spare part manufacturers distribute their products through networks of distributors. As far as motor vehicles are concerned, these distributors are commonly known as dealers. Motor vehicle manufacturers and other undertakings also operate networks of authorised repairers. Such a distribution or repair network consists of a bundle of similar agreements between the manufacturer and the individual distributors or repairers. For the purposes of EU competition law, these agreements are referred to as vertical agreements, as the manufacturer and distributor or repairer each operate at different levels of the production or distribution chain. Spare part may refer to: Spare Parts - a Finnish science fiction TV series. ... A Subaru car dealership. ...


Whether a vertical agreement actually restricts competition and whether in that case the benefits outweigh the anti-competitive effects will often depend on the market structure. Competition characterises a biochemical, ecologic, economic, political, or sporting activity whereby two or more individuals or groups strive antagonistically against one another for some reward. ...


The new Regulation 1400/2002, which entered into force on 1 October 2002, introduces a number of substantial changes as regards the exemption of distribution agreements for new motor vehicles and spare parts. It also introduces major changes as regards the exemption of agreements for the provision of repair and maintenance services by authorised and independent repairers and other independent operators, such as onroad assistance operators, distributors of spare parts and providers of training for repairers. Heavy Tow truck A tow truck (also called a wrecker, a breakdown truck or a breakdown lorry), is a vehicle used to take disabled motor vehicles to another location (generally a repair garage) in case of breakdown or collision, or to impound illegally parked vehicles on public or (more commonly...


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Automakers, also known as carmakers, automobile manufacturers, motor manufacturers, or the automobile industry are companies that design and manufacture automobiles. ... Millions of vehicles are sold at dealer auto auctions every year. ... CARFAX, INC. is a commercial web-based service that supplies vehicle history reports to individuals and car dealerships on used cars and light trucks for the American and Canadian marketplaces. ... Consumer organizations are organizations that seek to protect people from corporate abuse. ... Kelley Blue Book (KBB), headquartered in Irvine, California, is the United Statess largest appraiser of automobiles. ... A marque (French for brand and IPA pronunciation: ) is a brand name, most commonly used for automobile brands. ... The word showroom has several distinct meanings including: A showroom is a large space used to display products for sale, such as automobiles, furniture, carpet or apparel. ...

References

  • Genat, Robert (2004). The American Car Dealership. Motorbooks International. ISBN 0-76031-934-0. 

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