On October 19, 2022, founding partner Ted Schiller, Esq., of Schiller, Pittenger & Gaffney, P.C., appeared for a panel discussion at the NJ CAR annual meeting, held at the Seaview Marriott Resort in Absecon, New Jersey
NJ CAR is the main lobbying group for automobile dealers in New Jersey’s $39 billion retail auto sales sector.
The panel’s discussion concerned the efforts of original equipment manufacturers (OEM) to disrupt the franchise relationship.
The panel focused on direct sales by various auto manufacturers, such as Tesla, Lucid, and Rivan. It also included direct sales by Scout and Polestar.
They also covered the on-line order/sales practices of Ford and Audi and the pooled inventory practices of Volvo and LR/Jaguar.
Additional topics included EV facilities upgrades (Ford, Hyundai, Cadillac, Buick), bifurcation or trifurcation of the franchise (Ford), and other EV sales and service–related factory mandates.
New Jersey Auto Dealer Attorneys
Schiller, Pittenger & Galvin, P.C. advises and assists New Jersey motor vehicle dealers in all aspects of their business.
The firm’s auto dealer lawyers have represented New Jersey auto dealers in consumer fraud actions, advertising violations and manufacturer disputes.
Lastly, the firm’s lawyers have represented clients in the purchase and sale of auto franchises for over 30 years.
If you are an auto dealer and have a legal question or issue, contact the New Jersey auto dealer attorneys at Schiller, Pittenger & Gaffney, P.C. You can call them in their Scotch Plains office at 908-490-0444 or email them here.