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Used Car Buying / Government Plans #51603

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 13, 1978
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(Studio) Federal government's proposed plans to make used car buying safer for consumer reported.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Hyattsville, MD) FTC (Federal Trade Commission) estimates of cost to consumers each year from lack of knowledge about buying used cars stated. Details of government plan to make dealer let customer know about defects in car given. [FTC spokesperson Bernard J. PHILLIPS - says rule doesn't require dealers to make repairs on cars, but must disclose needed repairs.] [National Auto. Dealers Association spokesperson Jack NEAL - thinks ultimate effect of bill will be to drive sales to private market where there is no regulation.] Other details of new regulation given.
REPORTER: George Strait

Reporter(s):
Robinson, Max;
Strait, George
Duration:
00:01:40

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