Gasoline & Automotive Service Dealers of America

REDUCED-For Sale -Busy Fairfield County Location -Unbranded Station $1,300,000 Comps in Area say this site should be $1,825,000

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GASDA create New Discount Auto & Liability Insurance Program!

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U.S.-Representative Larsen Legislation Would Nearly Double Federal Gas Tax!

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DEAL PENDING- For Sale-Gulf C-Store – Asking $365,000 + inventory- Annual Sales of $4.5 million net absentee owner over $130,000 being offered with a 10-year lease with below market rent!

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ATTENTION CONNECTICUT MOBIL DEALERS –
I have now received an email from Alliance Marketing Representative explaining the cost structure.
Call or email me if you need a copy of this email!

American Express Plenti Program
I have been asked by members about this new American Express Program presented by Alliance. My first opinion is that anytime you are being asked to sign something that says you will pay for anything and you DO NOT know all of the costs – DON’T DO IT! I called the Association legal counsel and he actually laughed and said – never ever sign anything that is not complete with all the prices, terms and conditions. Simply put the very strong suggestion from both the Association and our legal counsel is DO NOT SIGN THIS!

Now, take notes, ask questions, request that all questions be answered in writing and yes, email is OK. Keep notes of any meetings you have and the questions you asked – if you feel intimated, then defiantly in my opinion don’t sign. In fact the Associations position has always been seek good legal advice before you sign anything. Now, some will say, this will cost me money – well it is clear from what I have read so far, this Program will cost you money – just don’t know how much – it is clear that the benefits of this program as NOT clear.

For a detailed paragraph review of the agreement – please call or email me and I will send to you for review.

The questions has been asked and I will respond to the question – Are we required to participate in this program?

Connecticut Gasoline Franchise Law states the following:

(e) No franchisor shall terminate, cancel or fail to renew a franchise for the failure or refusal of the franchisee to do any of the following: (1) Refusal to take part in promotional campaigns of the franchisor’s products; (2) failure to meet sales quotas suggested by the franchisor; (3) refusal to sell any product at a price suggested by the franchisor or supplier;

If you cannot decide for yourself what this says, then my suggestion is you must seek legal advice and GASDA suggest you call the office of A J Barr and ask for AJ or John Morgan they can be reached at 203-356-1595


DEAL PENDING – For Sale -CITGO Station with Property & Tenant $1,575,000
Reduced for Quick Sale $1,325,000! Owner wants offers.

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Any Retailers Selling Diesel READ THIS NOW -Call or email the office if you have any questions or want a copy of the regulation!

Mike,
Please share with your members/retail gasoline dealer’s C.G.S. Sec.16a-15(e). We continue to find retail gasoline stations are not aware of this statute that went into effect January 2014:

C.G.S. Sec.16a-15(e) Each person shall publicly display and maintain on each pump or other dispensing device from which any diesel fuel intended as a fuel for motor boats or motor vehicles is sold by such person, the
minimum cetane number for such diesel fuel.

Thanks for your support,

Jim Turner
Supervisor Food & Standards Division
Department of Consumer Protection
165 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
860-713-6185 (O)
860-796-1308 (F)


Supply – Low Prices Driving U.S. Gasoline Demand!

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New Law Goes into Effect Today!

An Act Concerning the Use of Debt Cards for Gasoline Purchases
& Notification to Handicapped Drivers of Self-Service Pump Refueling Services!

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Fed Report Shows Debit Card Swipe Fee ‘Ripple Effect on Consumers!

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BP Found Guilty of Gross Negligence in Gulf Spill!

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GASDA Has Teamed Up With ATTABABY Jobs!

To Not Only Save You Time & Money, But To Get Government Funds For Training.
These are Vets Looking for Jobs!

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Video of Executive Director Michael J. Fox on how can $6.00 Retail Gasoline Prices Happen As He Testified at Congressional Hearings on High Gasoline Prices


Gov. Rell Underground Tank Bill


Gas Gouging Bill


Gov. Rell Discount for Cash Bill


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How Goldman-Sachs Created the Food Crisis!

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