US: Restrictions of auto sales on web criticised
The Consumer Federation of America and the Consumers Union yesterday called for an end to state laws that prohibit Internet car sales, saying that the restrictions are costing consumers around $US20 billion per year, the Washington Post said. Citing a CFA study carried out by the Federation's research director Mark Cooper, the newspaper said that at least nine states have rules that require cars to be sold through dealerships, franchised by the manufacturers.
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