In small-town Pa., fading car dealers leave scar
June 26, 2009
JOE MANDAK Associated Press Writer SANDY LAKE, Pa. (AP)
Upset that General Motors was planning to "wind down" the dealership where they had loyally bought their Chevys for years, schoolteacher Marie Kohr and her husband, Kevin, went to GM with a message: "You are killing America." The Kohrs included with their letter a copy of a high school yearbook ad that Walker Chevrolet bought in tiny Sandy Lake in 1937 a purchase the dealership has made every year since. "Herein lies the problem," the Kohrs wrote. "Our local dealer has been unfairly deemed worthy of being closed. ... Apparently, loyalt...