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Make Your Voices Heard During the Summer Congressional Recess

During this critical time in our industry, our elected officials need to understand the significance of our business more than ever and how their policies can impact our employees, customers and communities.

ATD Academy Class Sold Out for Fall 2019; Next Class Begins Spring 2020

ATD Academy Class 040 included 27 graduates from commercial-truck dealerships in the U.S. and Canada who attended six intensive week-long classroom sessions over a one-year period at ATD headquarters in Tysons, Va.

OSHA Safe + Sound Week is a Good Time to Evaluate Dealership Workplace Safety Standards

With the annual OSHA Safe + Sound Week upon us, it is a great time to evaluate your dealership’s workplace health and safety and review the tools available to enhance compliance

Hyundai Donates $50,000 to the NADA Foundation’s Workforce Initiative

“High school students, their advisors and parents need to know that today’s cars have more computing power than the systems that guided the Apollo astronauts to the moon.”

5 Reasons Service Tech Jobs are a Good Fit for Generation Z

America’s technical colleges and training programs graduate about 37,000 new technicians each year —leaving an annual shortage of approximately 39,000 trained technicians.

Spend Valentine’s Day 2020 with NADA at the Show

By Charlie Gilchrist, 2019 NADA chairman Forget the restaurant reservation and the romantic beach getaway next February; I’m personally inviting you to spend Valentine’s Day with me—and all of NADA—at the […]

NADA Market Beat: U.S. New Vehicle Sales Down 1.4% Year-to-Date

New light-vehicle sales continued to fall in July. The SAAR for the month came in at 16.82 million units, down slightly from July of last year.

Study: Dealership Jobs Appeal to Generation Z

Move over millennials: a new generation is entering the workforce and they are increasingly attracted to careers in the automotive retail industry.

OPINION: Why I Disagree with Work-in-Process (WIP) Accounting Part II

Do you pay attention to Work In Process?  If not, you should.  Creating a schedule for WIP is the best way to monitor this account and uncover errors. If you don’t have WIP on a schedule, errors and omissions are difficult to detect.

ATD Truck Beat: First Half Sales Strong, but New Orders Slowing

Although sales will continue to be strong this year, new orders for Class 8 trucks have begun to slow due to cooling freight and economic growth.