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It’s Time to Get Our Arms Around the Data Quagmire

Technology vendors can provide tremendous value for dealers, but some vendors have abused their access to dealership systems in an effort to obtain and leverage customer data for themselves.

The Closers: Auto Dealers Come to D.C. to Advocate for Their Industry

More than 450 of NADA’s most politically active members, including new-car and truck dealers, national board members and state association leadership traveled to the nation’s capital this week for NADA’s annual Washington Conference and Congressional fly-in.

NADA Market Beat: U.S. New Vehicle Sales Down 1.1% Year-to-Date

U.S. light-vehicle sales closed out August at a year-to-date SAAR of 16.95 million units. August sales were strong due to an additional selling weekend and the inclusion of Labor Day weekend sales events in the August sales results.

Hiring Top Talent in the Competitive Automotive Industry

Recruiting in the automotive industry is more challenging than ever. With sky-high turnover rates and more technicians retiring every year, keeping a full headcount and staying profitable can be tricky.

Always Be Prepared for Dealership Emergencies

How prepared are you for a catastrophe? You may not be in a hurricane, earthquake or tornado zone, but no one is excluded from the potential devastation of fire. Could you carry on and rebuild in the event of a partial or total loss of your physical property?

What do Car Dealerships Have to do With the NFL?

Ralph E. Hay was not only a great auto dealer, he was also a sports pioneer. In fact, it’s safe to say that if it wasn’t for this entrepreneurial auto dealer, the National Football League wouldn’t exist and it certainly wouldn’t be entering its 100th season this Sunday.

NADA and Reflection Software Win Gold Award for Training

The award-winning training video module, “Finding Meaning Behind the Words: How Video Scenarios Brought the DISC Model to Life for Dealerships,” is part of NADA’s Professional Series course in Leadership …

NADA and J.D. Power to Host AutoConference LA on Nov. 19

The half-day conference begins with a noon luncheon, includes OEM speakers and other panelists, and ends with a reception. Attendees will also receive a ticket to attend press days at Automobility LA. The early-bird registration discount ends Friday, Sept. 6.

Where to Start – When Every Single Penny Counts

When every penny counts it’s up to office managers to control costs and motivate the dealership team to find inefficiencies.

Have You Hosted Your Member of Congress Yet?

Never underestimate the power of the dealer voice. Our advocacy work runs 365 days a year. We must take every opportunity to educate our elected officials on NADA’s key policy issues.