The Vermont Statutes Online
Commerce and Trade
MOTOR VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AND DEALERS FRANCHISING
4095. Burden of proof
whether good cause for the refusal to honor the succession exists, the
manufacturer, distributor, factory branch, or importer has the burden of
proving that the successor is a person who is not of good moral character or
does not meet the franchisor's existing and reasonable standards and,
considering the volume of sales and service of the new motor vehicle dealer,
uniformly applied minimum business experience standards in the market area.
(Added 1981, No. 157 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. April 14, 1982; amended 2009, No.
57, § 1, eff. June 1, 2009.)