No matter what new technologically advanced trucks come out, dealers will be ready to sell them. More than ever, truck dealers and their employees are adjusting to this changing landscape while meeting our customers’ needs.
During this critical time in our industry, our elected officials need to understand the significance of our business more than ever and how their policies can impact our employees, customers and communities.
ATD Academy Class 040 included 27 graduates from commercial-truck dealerships in the U.S. and Canada who attended six intensive week-long classroom sessions over a one-year period at ATD headquarters in Tysons, Va.
Although sales will continue to be strong this year, new orders for Class 8 trucks have begun to slow due to cooling freight and economic growth.
As part of ATD’s fly-In, dealers attended Capitol Hill meetings on June 19-20 in support of legislation (H.R. 2381/S. 1839) that would repeal the federal excise tax (FET) on heavy-duty trucks and trailers.
A national network of commercial truck dealers, trade association executives and trucking industry stakeholders are in Washington, D.C., this week to meet with members of Congress to urge them to cosponsor H.R. 2381 and S. 1839, bills that would repeal the FET and encourage the deployment of the newest trucks and trailers.
The MTF coalition supports H.R. 2381, a House bill to repeal the FET and to identify viable funding options to replace the tax with a more consistent revenue stream for the Highway Trust Fund.
To spark interest in service technician careers at automotive and commercial truck dealerships, the NADA Foundation in January 2019 rolled out a new multi-faceted Workforce Initiative …