D&E back in the "new car" business - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

D&E back in the "new car" business

Posted by Debra Worley - email

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Months after getting stripped of a Dodge franchise along with dozens of other dealers across the country, a Wilmington car dealer is back in the new car business.

The D&E car dealership in Wilmington was dropped by Dodge when Chrysler went bankrupt in June.  Since then, the dealership has only been able to sell used cars.

D&E has since pursued a franchise with the Japanese automaker Mitsubishi. 

Now the Japanese models will replace the empty parking spaces once dominated by Dodge pick-ups and the dealership will go by the name D&E Mitsubishi.  

D&E has been operating for over 60 years, making it one of the oldest dealerships in Wilmington. 

©2009 WECT. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • 'Home Alone' dad John Heard dies at 72

    'Home Alone' dad John Heard dies at 72

    Saturday, July 22 2017 10:26 AM EDT2017-07-22 14:26:16 GMT
    Saturday, July 22 2017 11:22 AM EDT2017-07-22 15:22:00 GMT

    John Heard appeared in numerous movies and television shows throughout a lengthy acting career, but it was his role as the father of Macauley Culkin's character in two "Home Alone" films that gained him notoriety.

    More >>

    John Heard appeared in numerous movies and television shows throughout a lengthy acting career, but it was his role as the father of Macauley Culkin's character in two "Home Alone" films that gained him notoriety.

    More >>
  • GRAPHIC VIDEO: Teens mock drowning man

    GRAPHIC VIDEO: Teens mock drowning man

    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:14 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:14:47 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 9:39 PM EDT2017-07-21 01:39:28 GMT

    Police say no laws were violated by five teens who made a video of a drowning man and posted it to social media. 

    More >>

    Police say no laws were violated by five teens who made a video of a drowning man and posted it to social media. 

    More >>
  • Firefighters from five counties battle huge fire in Granite Falls

    Firefighters from five counties battle huge fire in Granite Falls

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:08 PM EDT2017-07-22 16:08:40 GMT

    The fire broke out at the Old Shuford Mill on Falls Avenue in Granite Falls, right across the street from the Granite Falls Police Department.

    More >>

    The fire broke out at the Old Shuford Mill on Falls Avenue in Granite Falls, right across the street from the Granite Falls Police Department.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly