Despite the unknowns of a new White House administration, truck dealers successfully advocated their issues in 2017 and, in the end, scored enormous wins on tax reform and regulations—from significant tax cuts for pass-through entities to influencing DOT’s ruling on electronic logging devices.
The NADA Foundation’s Board of Trustees has approved plans and funding for a largescale workforce initiative to promote the value of dealership jobs, especially service technicians, in the automotive retail industry.
As always, NADA will continue to work with the Trump Administration and Congress to advocate for policies, including trade policies, that enable our customers to be the driving force behind our success and the success of the U.S. economy.
For auto shows across the country, it’s about benefitting and improving their local communities any way they can – whether it’s energizing the local economy, contributing to the state and local tax base, giving to local charities, or building community goodwill.
Over the past two years as ATD chairman, I’ve realized that good leadership is consistent, unwavering and, most of all, a collaboration among everyone involved. So in that spirit, let’s continue to reach out to our leaders throughout the year for the mutual benefit of our industry.
Young Truck Sales includes two sales, service and parts dealerships, and a leasing company and body shop, in Canton, Ohio, with 154 employees representing Freightliner, Volvo and Isuzu trucks.
NADA’s Dealership Workforce Study measures the strengths of the business and helps dealerships make informed decisions on pay plans, benefits and work schedules and more.
Old River Companies includes eight full-service dealerships and a body shop with 235 employees in Mississippi and Louisiana representing Volvo, Mack, Hino and Isuzu trucks.
We need to face the gritty reality that widespread acceptance of EVs will require closing the gap between the pumps that refuel today’s cars and trucks and the plugs that will be needed to continuously and quickly repower the cars and trucks of tomorrow.
Mid-State Truck Service includes six sales, service and parts facilities and dealerships in Wisconsin with 230 employees representing Navistar, IC Bus, Isuzu, Diamond Coach and Collins Bus.