Chrysler Wants 'Clear Message' On Rejected Contracts

Law360, New York (May 4, 2010, 4:53 PM EDT) -- Chrysler Group LLC, along with its liquidated castoff Old Carco LLC, has moved for summary judgment in its declaratory judgment suit against several states that have attempted to prevent the automaker from canceling contracts with dealers.

Chrysler filed its motion for summary judgment Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, arguing that the dealers’ efforts to circumvent the terms of the sale order via various state laws are preempted by federal law.

“Before the ink was even dry on the...
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