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Old 06-07-2009, 11:13 PM   #1
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Tim Higgins from the Detroit Free Press: Jack Nerad of Kelley Blue Book heralded the Penske-Saturn deal as "one of the most significant developments in a month that has been full of significant developments. The proposed acquisition marks the beginning of a new business model in this industry, a model in which the distribution side of the business controls the brand, and manufacturing is conducted by one or more sub-contractors."

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So Saturn dealers are now "Distribution Centers". Kinda like the normal since the beginning of the industrial age retail model if ya ask me.

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