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Having Lost the Battle, Auto Dealers Focus on Winning the War

(Squire Sanders represented the Committee of Chrysler Affected Dealers in the Chrysler bankruptcy cases)

The “rationalization”—read, reduction—of Chrysler and GM’s dealership networks has taken center stage in their respective government-led restructurings. In total, just under 800 Chrysler dealers have had their franchise and related agreements formally rejected under bankruptcy law, while approximately 2,000 GM dealers have either experienced a similar fate or they have entered into “wind-down” agreements allowing them to continue operating through October 2010. 

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