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.

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