Sources: Automotive News , 
quote: I'd recommend a gradual phaseout of dealer legislation, though, to avoid any disruptive damage. Maybe allow 50k direct sales per manufacturer in the first year and then increase the cap slowly year after year. Dealerships shutting down chaotically could leave customers stranded for service.
quote: I can't say I disagree with you about legislation. I'm just telling you why I think a phaseout will be more palatable.
quote: You're overestimating the work needed for direct sales, though. Contractors will be lining up...
quote: Can you name anything else that matches those characteristics?
quote: Anyway, I'm not trying to make you empathize with the incoming plight of dealers with direct sales. I'm just telling you that it's going to be disruptive once it catches on.