Jack Salzman, owner of Lake Norman Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-RAM in Cornelius, N.C., was named 2018 Time Dealer of the Year—a national award that recognizes new-car dealers who exhibit exceptional performance in their dealerships and perform distinguished community service.
The NADA Professional Series, which is designed for new or high-potential department managers to stay ahead of the competition, targets four critical dealership departments—office, parts, sales and service.
Waymo’s John Krafcik, NADA President & CEO Peter Welch and AutoNation Chairman & CEO Mike Jackson had a wide-ranging discussion on technology’s role in the future of the auto industry during NADA Show 2018.
Google’s Peter Leto offered nine concrete steps that dealers can take to lean into mobile marketing and unlock the power of Google for their business.
Despite the economic headwinds likely to impact the retail-auto industry this year, NADA is sticking to its original sales forecast of 16.7 million new cars and light trucks in 2018.
Television is very much alive when it comes to advertising new-car sales, Steve Lanzano, president and CEO of the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB), said March 23 during the NADA Show 2018 in Las Vegas.
Just days after Hurricane Harvey, NADA leadership was on the ground to meet with relief workers and personally deliver much needed resources, including emergency assistance funds, to dealership employees.
‘Connected Cars’ of the Future Will Play Many Roles, Including Improving Operations for Auto Dealers
Not only will these vehicles employ a host of technologies to make the roads safer and occupants happier, but they also will help new-car dealers streamline their operations and solidify long-term relationships with their customers.
“The great part of being a dealer is you can have a personality and it reflects your community.”–2018 NADA Chairman Wes Lutz on the NADA Live Stage.
“It all starts with our condition reports,” said Joe Neiman, head of product for ACV Auctions, which sponsored the Live Stage at the NADA Show.
Autonomous vehicles represent a new way forward in mobility, NADA Chairman and CEO Peter Welch said.
“Vehicle affordability is the air we breathe. Affordability is everything. Americans need cars – affordable cars – more than ever,” Scarpelli said today in keynote remarks at NADA Show 2018 in Las Vegas.
“ATD supported new legislation, H.R. 2946, which would eliminate the archaic federal excise tax altogether,” said Parker, president of Baltimore Potomac Truck Centers in Linthicum, Md.
Rick Reynolds, president of Peach State Truck Centers in Norcross, Ga., was named 2018 Truck Dealer of the Year—a national award that recognizes commercial-truck dealers for business performance, industry and civic leadership and community service.
NADA Live Stage panel discusses sexism in the auto industry and how to combat it.
In a little as three months, NADA’s new 2018 Professional Series can help department managers become recognized leaders in their dealer groups!
The love is now bigger than ever at Subaru. That’s according to Subaru President and CEO Tom Doll, who joined NADA’s Jonathan Collegio on the Live Stage for a wide-ranging “15 Minutes With…” discussion at NADA Show 2018 in Las Vegas.
Panelists on the NADA Live Stage say the show is bigger and better than ever.
Check out the video below for a recap of day 1 and an introduction to some of our NADA Show keynote speakers you’ll hear from over the next couple of days.
ATD’s outlook for truck dealerships in 2018 and beyond is positive. Tailwinds stemming from the passage of new tax legislation, high levels of business and consumer confidence and higher profitability point to a strong year for new-truck sales and service this year.
Forty-seven new-car dealers out of more than 16,500 nationwide candidates have been nominated for the 2018 TIME Dealer of the Year award.
The other automakers exhibiting at the NADA Show (formerly the NADA Convention & Expo) are Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ford Motor Co., General Motors Co., Mitsubishi Motors North America, Subaru of America and Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A.
It’s good business to invest in digital marketing for the service and part departments knowing they too can contribute to the sales side of the dealership.
Engaging with Millennial employees means connecting in meaningful ways and addressing concerns in a productively and positively.
Saban is one of five keynote speakers slated for NADA Show 2018 (formerly the NADA Convention & Expo). The NADA Show returns to Las Vegas from March 22-25.
As the software used to facilitate Mobility as a Service (MaaS) becomes more of a commodity than an innovation, the timing is right for the innovative automotive retailer to utilize MaaS as a new profit center for the dealership.
Each Exchange session is based on timely topics selected by attendees at the time of registration.
We’ve teamed up with our luxury retailers and partners to create an experience to serve as an oasis of relaxation right in the middle of the Show.
When it comes to continuing education for managers at new-car dealerships, Shirley Quinn has experienced numerous training programs over her 43-year career working in the retail-automobile industry.
The NADA Show is not just for dealers or dealership owners. This annual auto industry event provides the education, business solutions and networking opportunities to help managers drive success in each dealership department.
At NADA Show’s workshops and idea sharing sessions, hundreds of years of combined experience from dealers, managers, consultants and other experts come together to work towards actionable solutions to the problems dealers and managers face each day.
NADA only selects top-quality hotels for our room block, and with hotels filling up quickly, it’s important that you secure your room from the NADA hotel block today.
Whether you’ve been to dozens of conventions, or if it’s your very first time, knowing how to network and make the right connections is key in making the most of your NADA Show experience.
They say information is power, but what happens with too much information, too many websites, and too many options for one very important vehicle purchase? This information overload creates a phenomenon called the “merry-go-round effect”.
Women influence the majority of all car buying decisions, so why aren’t they more present within dealership personnel? Our world is rapidly changing and advancing, yet, in the area of women employed at a car dealership our numbers are rather stagnant.
Did you realize that there are actually two kinds of SEO? When most people talk about SEO, they’re talking about “traditional” SEO, where you’re doing things to a website to get it to show up at a higher ranking when someone does a search in Google.
This past January, ahead of the NADA convention which returned to New Orleans for the 12th time since 1973, the NADA Foundation donated $50,000 to Emeril Lagasse Foundation, which supports Café Reconcile.
The National Automobile Dealers Association and the NADA Women Directors announced a partnership with Junior Achievement USA to teach financial educational courses to students in grade schools and high schools through a volunteer program.
Steve Blackman is a retired sergeant in the U.S. Army who lives in Dallas, Texas, with his family. He and his service dog, Gottlieb, recently attended a fundraising event at the 2017 NADA convention in New Orleans that benefitted Canine Companions.