Category: News

Truck Dealer of the Year Rick Reynolds Lectures Business Students at Indiana University

The guest lecture appearance is part of the annual Truck Dealer of the Year awards program, which has been judged by business professors from the university for the past 20 years.

No Sign of the Personal Vehicle Ownership Apocalypse

Despite media reports, Silicon Valley predictions and Wall Street prognostications to the contrary, the principle of personal vehicle ownership in America is not under threat from autonomous vehicles and ride-hailing services.

Affordability Must Guide Our Path To Improved Fuel Economy

The goal of federal fuel economy regulations shouldn’t just be the highest possible standards, but rather the highest standards the industry can achieve while keeping new vehicles affordable.

Texas Auto Dealer Charlie Gilchrist Elected 2019 NADA Chairman

The National Automobile Dealers Association’s 63-member board of directors elected Charlie Gilchrist as chairman for 2019. Rhett Ricart, who represents new-car dealers from Ohio on NADA’s board, was elected NADA vice chairman for 2019.

Report: New-Car Dealership Employment and Wages Continue to Rise

Through the first half of 2018, the nation’s 16,794 franchised new-car dealerships employed more than 1.1 million people, up 0.8 percent compared to same period a year ago.

NADA Chairman Wes Lutz Injects Dose of Reality Into Mobility Debate

NADA Chairman Wes Lutz on Tuesday injected a dose of reality into the conversation about the future of mobility, directly challenging media narratives suggesting that ride-hailing will replace personal vehicle ownership.

ATD Chairwoman: Let’s Make the Voice of the Dealer Stronger

“With a potential infrastructure bill next year, ATD is fighting hard to repeal the harmful federal excise tax on most heavy-duty truck sales,” said Jodie Teuton.

NADA Officials, Local Car and Truck Dealers Attend White House Economic Summit

Four senior officials from the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) attended yesterday’s White House Economic Summit in Washington, which featured dialogue between business owners and senior White House officials on economic, budget, tax and trade policies.

Franchised Dealers Gather in Washington to Tackle Legislative Issues

If there is strength in numbers, America’s franchised auto dealers are stronger than ever, as nearly 500 dealers and dealer association executives representing all 50 states gathered in the nation’s capital this week for NADA’s annual Washington Conference and Congressional fly-in.

Center for Automotive Research Study Shows Auto Tariffs Leading to Dramatic Vehicle Price Increases, Job Losses and Economic Consequences

The Center for Automotive Research found that under a 25% tariff on all imports and parts, “consumers would see the price of the typical vehicle sold in the United States rise by $4,400.