Category: News

Momentum Grows to Repeal Federal Excise Tax on Heavy-Duty Trucks

“It’s the highest excise tax Congress levies on a percentage basis on any product, including alcohol and tobacco,” said ATD Chairwoman Jodie Teuton. “It’s time for Congress to repeal this tax.”

Trucking Industry Supports Repeal of Federal Excise Tax

Truck manufacturers, suppliers and industry stakeholders — along with dealers — stand a better chance of repealing the FET if we do it together.

Auto Dealers Uphold Fair Credit and Consumer Competition

Our program helps dealers to offer competitive rates to our customers while abiding by the nation’s fair credit laws. It’s good for our customers, good for our businesses, and implementing it is the right thing to do.

What Does the European Privacy Rule (GDPR) Mean for U.S. Dealers?

Many dealers may have seen news stories about the broad privacy and data security regulation coming from the European Union (EU) called the “General Data Protection Regulation” or “GDPR.”

Congress, President Act to Protect Auto Loan Discounts for Consumers

President Trump signed into law S.J. Res. 57 – a measure passed by Congress to reject a Washington bureaucracy’s rule which could have eliminated the ability of car dealerships to discount loans for their customers.

NADA Launches New Professional Series for Dealership Managers

The new NADA Professional Series provides training to new or high-potential department managers working in sales, office, parts and service.

The History of the CFPB’s Campaign to Eliminate Consumer Discounts in Auto Financing

Today’s vehicle financing model is extraordinarily efficient and competitive and provides access to affordable credit to consumers in all credit tiers.

VIDEO: Ford’s Jim Farley Addresses the NY Automotive Forum

Jim Farley, Ford’s president of global markets, recently addressed the NY Automotive Forum in advance of the New York International Auto Show. Learn about Jim’s first car and the future of the franchise business by watching his talk here.

The Final Drive Against the CFPB’s Auto Financing Guidance

My fellow dealers, we are on the 2-yard line. And if we can get the ball across the goal line, our efforts to finally rescind this deeply flawed and anti-consumer CFPB guidance will have at long last have paid off.

House Vote on S.J.Res 57 to Rescind CFPB Flawed Auto Lending Guidance Expected Week of May 7

House passage of S.J.Res. 57 would end the CFPB’s attempt to eliminate dealer reserve and consumer discounts on auto loans.