Franchise/Manufacturer Relations

Reports of excessive inventory seem to be everywhere.  Sales have slowed, but manufacturer output has not followed suit.  This presents opportunities for dealers to acquire vehicles that are hot sellers, and to gain sales and profits.  It also presents the very real risk of vehicles stacking up not only on manufacturer lots, but also on

Governor Wolf recently signed Act 59 of 2018 which amends the Pennsylvania Board of Vehicles Act (“BOVA”). The amendments to BOVA are effective on August 27, 2018 and significantly enhance the protections provided to Pennsylvania new car and truck dealers. The significant enhancements to BOVA are outlined below and continue to help level the playing