Month: October 2018

NADA Offers 10 Inspection Tips to Detect Flood-Damaged Vehicles

While there is no sure way to know if a vehicle has been damaged by a flood, the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) offers the following 10 inspection tips to prospective buyers to spot flood-damaged vehicles: 

Plan Your Itinerary Now for NADA Show and ATD Show 2019

Planning ahead is key to getting the most out of this year’s many Show and Expo offerings. Begin working on your itineraries today with MyPlanner, your efficient event planning tool for the 2019 shows.

Truck Dealer of the Year Rick Reynolds Lectures Business Students at Indiana University

The guest lecture appearance is part of the annual Truck Dealer of the Year awards program, which has been judged by business professors from the university for the past 20 years.

No Sign of the Personal Vehicle Ownership Apocalypse

Despite media reports, Silicon Valley predictions and Wall Street prognostications to the contrary, the principle of personal vehicle ownership in America is not under threat from autonomous vehicles and ride-hailing services.

New for NADA Show 2019: Disrupting Your Market with Google, Facebook and Twitter

Learn from how to disrupt your dealership’s local market with a digital focus from experts at the most dominant digital companies around.

Affordability Must Guide Our Path To Improved Fuel Economy

The goal of federal fuel economy regulations shouldn’t just be the highest possible standards, but rather the highest standards the industry can achieve while keeping new vehicles affordable.

Just Announced: NADA Show 2019 Education Sessions Schedule

We’ve published the full schedule of workshops and education sessions that will take place at NADA Show 2019 this January. Plan your selections according to the topics that are most important to your dealership.

Texas Auto Dealer Charlie Gilchrist Elected 2019 NADA Chairman

The National Automobile Dealers Association’s 63-member board of directors elected Charlie Gilchrist as chairman for 2019. Rhett Ricart, who represents new-car dealers from Ohio on NADA’s board, was elected NADA vice chairman for 2019.

An Old New Trend in F&I

Better customer satisfaction and faster transaction times are just a couple of benefits to this old-new trend. Many dealers are also seeing an increase in product sales.

Report: New-Car Dealership Employment and Wages Continue to Rise

Through the first half of 2018, the nation’s 16,794 franchised new-car dealerships employed more than 1.1 million people, up 0.8 percent compared to same period a year ago.