Gasoline & Automotive Service Dealers of America


It has come to our attention that Alliance/Global is now starting to send out the first new lease from your old Mobil leases. I have attached Section (B) of the Right of First Refusal Law which for most of you who DID NOT purchase your locations, this will be the section that is critically important.

Please read the Section (B)  (SEE BELOW) carefully and then feel free to give me a call as this will affect all Mobil dealers in the State of Connecticut and something that should unite you all again. These new leases will put you out of business or at the very least, cripple your ability to not only make money, but devalue your current Franchise to almost nothing. This will be a battle and you must be prepared for it – if not all your value in your Franchise will be destroyed by these new leases.

While my review along with AJ Barr and John Morgan is not yet complete from what we have seen so far – these lease are devastating and cannot be explained as anything more than taking away what rights you have.

Thankfully we have Section B of the Right of First Refusal Law and united together will be able to work on getting this fixed. Now we must unite, learn from the past and fix the issue at hand. Please, please take the time to call and make sure every Mobil dealer is aware of this even if they have signed the lease already as they may not have known they had rights. This is not the time to say we are mad at any fellow Mobil dealer no matter what. This is the LAST time you will get a chance to fix this problem.

Call Email me so that I have current information as I will be starting a new list of Mobil dealers and need to verify that we have correct contact information. If you know someone has taken over another station send me a quick email so that can make sure I contact that new owner. The larger the group – the cheaper and stronger the force will be to correct this. Just because the law is there does not mean Alliance/Global will just obey it.



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