Month: February 2020

Looking to the Future and Honoring the Auto Industry’s Best: A Recap of Day Three at NADA Show 2020

NADA Show 2020 went full throttle on its third day as thousands of dealers and managers, OEM execs, allied industry and international guests attended sessions, workshops and events carefully designed to help them learn, motivate, dive deep, and collaborate.  

Event Celebrates the Strides Women Have Made in the Auto Industry

This year is the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in the United States, so 2020 is an excellent time to celebrate the tremendous strides that women are making in the automotive industry and talk about ways to get even more women involved in the future.

Steve Bassett Takes the Helm of the American Truck Dealers

During his first speech as ATD chairman, Bassett, who also has locations in Toledo, Ohio and Indianapolis, shared his goals and platform for ATD during his two-year term.

Oscar Horton of Sun State International Trucks Selected as 2020 Truck Dealer of the Year

Oscar Horton from Sun State International Trucks, LLC in Tampa, Fla. was named the 2020 Truck Dealer of the Year.

How Dealerships Can Thrive in a Tight Job Market

Auto dealerships have many tools at their disposal to recruit and retain quality employees, and small tweaks to their hiring processes can pay dividends.

Retail Automotive Hiring Benchmarks

While dealerships respond to online consumer leads within 24 hours or less, it takes them five days or more to get back to a job applicant. “The biggest thing we can do to staff our dealerships is review applicants faster, respond quickly and have a consistent applicant process.”

How to Build a Diverse and Inclusive Dealership Culture

Most dealerships are aware of the impact and importance of diversity and inclusion in their workplaces. But what can dealers do to promote more diversity and inclusion?

Subaru’s CEO Tom Doll Discusses His Brand’s Ascent in Auto Sales

“Our retailers are our partners,” Doll tells Subaru retailers gathered at the 2020 NADA Show.

Outgoing 2019 NADA Chairman to Dealers: “Don’t Let Others Define Who You Are. You Are NADA”

In his outgoing remarks as 2019 NADA Chairman, Charlie Gilchrist thanked America’s franchised auto dealers for heeding the call to become involved in NADA, saying it was instrumental to many successful initiatives throughout the year.

Economics, Education and Excellence in Leadership: NADA Show 2020 Day 2 Recap

The sun was shining, the coffee was flowing, and the concourse of the Las Vegas Convention Center was packed for the start of Day 2 of NADA Show 2020 as more than 20,000 attendees got ready to learn, network and discover the latest trends and technology solutions at the “Automotive Industry Event of the Year.”