Fed Support for Auto Industry

Posted on November 17, 2008 by LCT Magazine

Dear Friends,

This letter is written on behalf of  Ford, Cadillac, Chrysler and its other dealers who support the limousine Industry.

As you know, the auto industry is in a position that all of us never thought could be possible. It’s an unfortunate situation that puts our livelihood, as well as other industries connected to the car industry, in jeopardy.

I write this letter to ask for your assistance to help us during this trying time.

Ford, Cadillac, and Chrysler, as well as their dealers, spend hundreds of thousands of dollars each year to support your industry through sponsorships and exhibiting at the national and local limousine shows, as well as advertising in the trade publications. Without some sort of assistance or solution to the issues, in the near future our industry may not be there too for yours.

Fortunately, the limousine industry has always been a loyal supporter of the American car companies. I take pride in the fact that the livery operators of the United States "bleed Red White & Blue" when it comes to the vehicles that are used daily to service your clients.

That’s why I feel that in our time of need, your industry will step up to the plate to help us.

Please forward the link www.gmfactsandfiction.com to others so that we can garner support from our elected officials. The link is one that GM has created, but it applies to all in our industry. 

The constant “Government Bailouts” are a sore subject for American taxpayers. This is an unpopular subject and by you supporting us, may open the door to receive negative feedback. We hope that you can look past that possibility to see the bigger picture.

Thank you for reading this letter, I hope that you can help.

David C Bastian Jr.
Commercial Sales Manager
Towne Auto Group

[email protected]

(800) 730-3683

View comments or post a comment on this story. (4 Comments)

More LCT Blog Blog Posts

October 1, 2012

Event Management

Don't let your guests down. Here are some things to think about before the event starts.

September 26, 2012

October LCT Mag Focuses On Customer Service

ISSUE PREVIEW: What does he think? What did she really say? Are you channeling your customers? In the October 2012 issue of LCT Magazine, you’ll get a complete primer on how to read and please your
September 26, 2012

Driverless Cars Legalized In California

With no need for people to operate vehicles, how can limo companies adapt to the new world of transportation?
September 26, 2012

Manners Still Matter On Social Media

It has never before been easier for businesses to share information, insight and intimacy with consumers; it has also never been easier to offend them. Read more to learn how to avoid a social media faux pas.
September 20, 2012

My First Encounter With The 2013 Lincoln MKT Town Car

On my trip to Chicago last week for the 2012 BusCon Expo, I had the pleasure of experiencing a new ride — the 2013 MKT Town Car.
See More

Facebook Comments ()

Comments (4)

Post a Comment



See More

See More

See More

See More

LCT Store

LCT Magazine - January 2017 $12.95 THE MONEY ISSUE COVER STORY: * Dashboard Helps Steer Company Finances * *


Experience the three annual industry events for networking for business, showcasing vehicles and products, and getting the tools for success.

Read About Your Region

What’s Happening Near You?
Click on any state to see the latest industry news and events in that region.

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment



Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Metro Magazine

Serving the bus and passenger rail industries for more than a century

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

Please sign in or register to .    Close