ATD Truck Beat: Sales of Class 4-8 Trucks Up 17.5%

Commercial vehicle sales were stellar in 2018. On the whole, sales of Class 4-8 trucks were up 17.5% compared to 2017. Class 4-7 truck sales were up 6.5% and Class 8 truck sales were up by a whopping 30.3% compared to 2017.

ATD Show 2019 Expo Passport Program

Use your Expo Passport to navigate the show floor and find out what’s new, what’s now and what’s next in the commercial truck industry!

Do Auto Shows Sell Cars? The Answer is a Resounding ‘Yes’

Research suggests that auto shows attract serious purchasers. According to Foresight Research, 54 percent said their purchase decisions were influenced by auto show attendance. That amounted to almost 1 million purchase decisions, or 7 percent of all U.S. retail sales.

NADA Show 2019 to Offer Numerous NADA Expert-Led Workshops in San Francisco

“NADA is proud to showcase our world class education designed by the best subject matter experts in the industry, alongside our development team, to come up with the most relevant ways to make our dealers more successful today,” said Hal Wurster, vice president of NADA Dealership Operations.

Don’t Miss the ‘Escape from Alcatraz’-themed NADA Welcome Reception at NADA Show 2019

Step back in time with more than 2,000 dealers, OEMs and industry leaders for a fun evening of networking and hospitality as we “Escape from Alcatraz” at NADA Show 2019.

NADA Market Beat: U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales Up 1.5%

Despite rising interest rates and a volatile stock market, U.S. light-vehicle sales closed out 2018 strong. The SAAR of 17.51 million in December 2018 was the second highest of the year, as sales for the month were up 1.5% compared to December 2017.

John Nichols is One of Six Nominees for 2019 Truck Dealer of the Year

The national award recognizes commercial truck dealers for industry leadership, business performance and community service.

Are You Creating a ‘Culture of Coaching’ at Your Dealership?

Dealership managers who want to hone their management styles and establish a “culture of coaching” in all areas of the business will soon be able to participate in a new NADA Academy training program.

Trey Mytty Is One of Six Nominees for 2019 Truck Dealer of the Year

The winner will be announced on Jan. 26 during ATD Show 2019 in San Francisco.

Why Can’t Some OEMs Just Do the Right (and Smart) Thing?

As we wind-down another good year of new-vehicle sales and get ready for what could be tougher sledding, I have a request for some of our OEM business partners: Do the right thing by your dealers—it’s also smart business.