NADA Celebrates 100 Years

This week marked the 100th anniversary of the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA). 

A Good Relationship Is a Two-Way Street

I am holding strong to the stance that if factory efforts such as stair-step incentive programs run afoul of everything we and our customers care about, including fairness and transparency, then we are obliged to tell our factory partners that the stairs are merely steps leading directly to the basement.

Host a Member of Congress at Your Dealership in August

The August congressional recess presents a rare opportunity to educate our elected officials on our own home turfs and on our key policy issues.

Former NADA President and Foundation Chairman Robert P. Mallon Dies at 83

Robert P. Mallon, former president of the National Automobile Dealers Association and chairman emeritus of the National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation, died on August 3. He was 83.

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From Website to Showroom – Engaging Consumers to Sell Cars

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”.

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Why Aren’t Women More Present Within Dealership Personnel?

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.

Stars & Stripes Fly High as Truck Dealers Roll into D.C.

ATD hosted a successful third annual legislative fly-in that brought commercial truck dealers from around the country to our nation’s capital to fight for the truck industry.

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NADA Show Returns March 22-25, 2018

In 2018, NADA Show returns to Las Vegas! Thursday, March 22 through Sunday, March 25, NADA Show 2018 will deliver four days of networking, business, innovation and learning at this exciting signature event.

American Truck Dealers (ATD) Rally Congressional Support for Repeal of Federal Excise Tax

Congressional support for H.R. 2946 – a bill that would repeal the federal excise tax (FET) on the retail sale of most heavy-duty trucks, tractors and trailers – is gaining traction on Capitol Hill.

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Local SEO: Get Your Dealership Found

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.