Nearly 500 stand-alone Buick, Pontiac and GMC dealers face an ultimatum: combine or face the consequences. The consequences are unpleasant. Fewer body styles and models will be coming from General Motors Corp. for those stand-alone dealers in GM's national network who fail to reach combination agreements. As of this year, 198 of the stores handle Buick soley; 110 are Pontiac stand-alones; and 168 are GMC only. GM has not spelled out how these stores will be encouraged to join forces ...
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