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Planning automobile dealer properties

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Title

Planning automobile dealer properties

Date

1948

Description

Summarizes the results of an extensive research activity which was undertaken to assist car and truck dealers to more effectively utilize land and buildings in selling and servicing motor vehicles.
Part one: Unit planning -- New car sales -- Used car sales -- Service -- Parts and accessories -- Management and personnel -- Store front display -- Part two: Problems, plans and perspectives -- 1. In a small competitive community -- 2. Dealership with gasoline station -- 3. Solution for narrow inside lot -- 4. Capitalizing on a busy side street -- 5. Highly competitive location -- 6. Intersection of main thoroughfares - 7. Shallow lot solution -- 8. Exclusive truck dealership -- 9. On the fringe of a business district -- 10. At a truck route intersection -- 11. Emphasis on service -- 12. Specialized functional units -- 13. Near corner locations -- 14. Multi-story building on an inside lot -- 15. Multi-story building at corner location -- 16. Lot sloping down from the main street.
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Publisher

Service Section, General Motors Corp
Detroit

Rights

Public Domain Mark
This work is free of known copyright restrictions.

Format

142 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 x 35 cm

Language

eng

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General Motors Corporation., “Planning automobile dealer properties,” Fusion: Deakin Exhibits Online, accessed February 2, 2023, https://fusion.deakin.edu.au/items/show/1652.

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