Determination of cause for additional franchises of same line/make.
whether cause is established for entering into an additional franchise for the same line/make, the
department shall consider the existing circumstances:
The amount of business transacted by existing franchisee's of the same line/make in that
Whether the franchisee's of the same line/make in that community are making a good faith
effort to sell the franchisor's product;
Investment necessarily made and obligations incurred by existing franchisee's of the same
line/make in the community in the performance of their part of their franchises;
The effect on the retail snowmobile business as a whole in that community;
The general quality and reputation of existing franchises in the community and their
ability to provide consumer care and service; and
Whether it is injurious to the public interest for an additional franchise to be established.
SL 1994, ch 248, § 5.