As operating in the coronavirus environment is the new normal, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Safe + Sound Week, the week of August 10 to 16, is a good time to evaluate a dealership’s new operating procedures and optimize them for the long haul.
Dealers in Arizona scored a major victory late Friday when the U.S. District Court in Arizona ruled strongly in favor of a 2019 law that gives local dealerships greater ability to protect customer data that resides in dealer management systems.
Increasingly stringent data security and privacy laws mean that technology providers will play a critical role in meeting these requirements for dealerships.
On June 25, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) issued a Declaratory Ruling (“Ruling”) relating to text messages, autodialers, and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
While full recovery is months ahead, Chairman Rhett Ricart, and President and CEO Peter Welch addressed dealers during NADA’s second all-dealer virtual town hall on Thursday, May 22.
Reopening dealerships safely requires a comprehensive checklist that includes every aspect of the business: facilities, inventory and employees.
“America’s auto dealers are putting people back to work,” said NADA Chairman Rhett Ricart in a recent video message to dealers, employees and customers.
NADA Academy instructor Michael Lucki and Roadster chief marketing officer Michelle Denogean examined profitability for dealership sales relative to a dealers’ digital retailing capabilities, and shared best practices on how to increase profitability per vehicle sold.