Category: News

ATD Truck Beat: Sales of Class 4-8 Trucks Up 12.7%

Commercial vehicle sales continued to post gains in the first quarter of 2019 with sales up by 12.7%.

NADA Market Beat: U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales Down 0.9%

After a sluggish start to the year due to the federal government shutdown and several weather-related events, the seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of sales in March was at a strong 17.48 million units—bringing the SAAR for the first quarter up to 16.94 million.

‘Modernize the Truck Fleet’ Adds New Coalition Members

The MTF coalition has been advocating for repeal of the FET as part of a larger infrastructure package that Congress is debating to help fix both America’s roads and bridges and the broken Highway Trust Fund into which funds from the FET are paid.

New ATD Video Highlights the Need to End the Federal Excise Tax on Heavy-Duty Trucks

The outdated tax adds tens of thousands of dollars to the cost of a new commercial truck, while keeping older, less safe and less fuel-efficient ones on the road longer, ATD says in a new video.

Debunking the Auto Loan Delinquency ‘Crisis’

Lying (or twisting the truth) is exactly what some people are doing with the Fed’s recently released data regarding auto loan delinquencies.

NADA Market Beat: U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales Down 2.5%

Through February, new light-vehicle sales were down 2.5% compared to this time last year. The monthly SAAR of 16.53 million units represented the lowest monthly SAAR since February 2015.

The Automotive Forum Returns to NYC on April 16

The 10th annual Automotive Forum will bring together auto execs, new-car dealers, thought leaders and others to discuss topics that will impact the global auto industry and economy.

Setting Performance Goals for Employees Drives Dealership Success

No one can achieve their most challenging goals without help. We all need support and assistance from our managers, peers and our team of employees to ensure our success.

ATD Salutes Our Leaders on Valentine’s Day

The ATD board’s central mission is to represent truck dealers through federal advocacy, industry relations, education and other key services.

NADA Market Beat: U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales Down 3%

U.S. light-vehicle sales fell by 3.0% compared to this time last year. Many segments posted declines or were flat, although the popular pickup and crossover segments gained market share relative to January 2018.