NADA understands and appreciates the Administration’s attempts to level the trade playing field and eliminate unfair trade practices, but broad-based tariffs on autos and auto parts would be the wrong tool for the job…
Reserve your registration and housing for NADA Show 2020 in Las Vegas beginning July 22, 2019.
Expand your brand’s recognition by exhibiting at ATD Show 2020 in Las Vegas, the industry’s premier marketplace for commercial truck dealers.
Expand your brand’s recognition by exhibiting at NADA Show 2020 in Las Vegas, the industry’s largest marketplace of automotive and dealership products and technologies, Saturday, February 15 and through Monday, February 17.
Just like NADA’s 2014 Fair Credit Compliance Policy and Program, the VPP policy was rolled out with our friends at NAMAD and AIADA. It offers critical guidance on how dealerships can successfully navigate the VPP terrain …
In today’s market, America’s new car and truck dealerships sell around 50,000 new cars and trucks a day. Consumer access to affordable credit at dealerships, and interest rate discounts that local dealerships can provide their customers, are keys to driving those sales.
The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Foundation’s multi-faceted initiative to spark interest in service technician careers at car and commercial truck dealerships is gaining financial support from across the entire industry.
Volkswagen President and CEO, Scott Keogh, joined the NY Auto Forum in advance of the New York International Auto Show to discuss what he describes as a “higher calling” for VW and the automotive industry as a whole.
Dealer members and employees can choose from a variety of content, formats and delivery methods to meet their needs, schedules and budgets. NADA Education resources fall into two broad categories. Let’s take a look.
Closing out a packed agenda at the annual NY Auto Forum, Bob Carter, Toyota’ EVP of Sales discussed dangers posed by tariffs, suggested a reality check for EV demand and shared some thoughts regarding the future of personal vehicle ownership.
President Trump, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, U.S. Treasurer Jovita Carranza, and a crowd of more than 300 attendees heard from business leaders about the benefits of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed into law in 2017.
What began as a small organic initiative has turned into a relationship that continues to build momentum, evident by the engagement in the 2017-18 school year…
Commercial vehicle sales continued to post gains in the first quarter of 2019 with sales up by 12.7%.
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.
The study reveals hiring and retention trends and the generational and demographic makeup of the dealership workforce.
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.
NADA is looking for the next round of educational speakers who will deliver top-notch learning sessions at the NADA and ATD 2020 Shows. Submit your proposal by April 2 to be considered.
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.
Last week, an item in Automotive News, that many readers may have glossed over, nearly caused me fall out of my chair.
We should celebrate our successes such as meeting our dealership objectives, hitting high sales numbers and furthering our fleet with the safest and most fuel-efficient trucks ever.
Today is about celebrating women! And one of the best ways we can celebrate ourselves is to exercise self-care and maintain a good work/life balance.
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.
Heuberger Subaru in Colorado Springs, Colorado has been the leading seller of Subaru cars in the nation for 10 years running. So why did this successful dealership need the help of NADA’s 20 Group consulting services?
So. You’ve awakened to the fact that you have an obsolete parts problem. It’s pushing your expenses up, your productivity and profit down, and driving your best techs away.
For the next few minutes, let’s think of the obsolete parts on your shelves as if they are the first domino in a series within your dealership.
A recent article by employees of the New York Federal Reserve Bank’s Research and Statistics Group provided an update (of sorts) on the state of auto lending at the end of 2018.
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.
The industry needs close to 76,000 more technicians per year through 2026 to fill anticipated job openings. A lack of dealership workers means that thousands of well-paying local jobs remain unfilled …
NADA Show 2019 closed out four days of education, networking and one-of-a-kind event programming with a morning inspirational session with fighter pilot, PGA professional, philanthropist and author, Major Dan Rooney (USAF) and an afternoon closing session featuring bestselling author, TV personality & successful entrepreneur Bill Rancic.
After an incredibly successful and inspiring first outing in 2018, NADA again launched its’ #WomenInAutomotive contest. This year’s video entries highlight the depth and breadth of women in automotive jobs and experiences.
The automotive industry event of the year revved into high gear on its third day as the 22,000 attendees explored sessions, workshops and events carefully designed to help them learn, motivate, dive deep, and perhaps more than anything, engage.
The national award, sponsored by ATD, Heavy Duty Trucking magazine and Procede Software, recognizes commercial-truck dealers who demonstrate a track record of success in dealership management, service to the industry and community impact.
In his first address as 2019 NADA Chairman, Charlie Gilchrist urged every franchised dealer to get involved in NADA, saying that the auto retail sector needs engaged and active association members “now more than ever.”
It marked the eighth straight year that ADESA has held an auction at the NADA Show to benefit the NADA Foundation’s Frank E. McCarthy Memorial Fund, which supports Canine Companions. To date, the auctions have raised $460,118.
The second day of the Automotive Industry Event of the Year rolled on, kicking off bright and early with the official “seatbelt unbuckling” ceremony that marks the opening of the NADA Show Expo at the newly expanded Moscone Center in San Francisco.
Regional finalists were John Kendall Garff, Ken Garff Honda Downtown in Salt Lake City; Frank Hug Jr., Hug Chevrolet Buick GMC in Charleston, Ark.; Ryan LaFontaine, LaFontaine Cadillac Buick GMC in Highland, Mich.; and Eric Nielsen, Nielsen Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram in East Hanover, N.J.
In his outgoing remarks as 2018 NADA Chairman, Wes Lutz encouraged America’s franchised auto dealers to continue embracing change, listening to their customers and writing the narrative about the future of the auto retail industry.
“Repealing this 102-year-old tax remains our No. 1 priority. This tax discourages the deployment of today’s cleaner, safer and more fuel-efficient heavy-duty trucks,” said ATD Chairwoman Jodie Teuton. “And this year, we won’t be alone in the fight. We now have some strong industry allies.”
More than 37,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2017. A new nation-wide awareness initiative launched at NADA Show 2019 seeks to tap into the franchised dealer network to change that.
“The current posture of the U.S. economy is strong,” Manzi said at a press briefing during the NADA Show in San Francisco.
The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Foundation has announced the next phase of its Workforce Initiative, which includes the launch of a new consumer-facing website – http://www.nadafoundation.org – to promote the value of service technician jobs…
More than 22,000 people from all aspects of the automotive retail sector descended on San Francisco on Thursday as NADA Show 2019 and the concurrent American Truck Dealers (ATD) Show kicked off.
The election was held at the ATAE winter meeting in San Francisco in conjunction with the NADA and American Truck Dealers (ATD) shows.
All organizations will likely face some threat of occupational fraud or theft committed by employees—the very people entrusted with your business assets, profits and future.
Commercial vehicle sales were stellar in 2018. On the whole, sales of Class 4-8 trucks were up 17.5% compared to 2017. Class 4-7 truck sales were up 6.5% and Class 8 truck sales were up by a whopping 30.3% compared to 2017.
Research suggests that auto shows attract serious purchasers. According to Foresight Research, 54 percent said their purchase decisions were influenced by auto show attendance. That amounted to almost 1 million purchase decisions, or 7 percent of all U.S. retail sales.
“NADA is proud to showcase our world class education designed by the best subject matter experts in the industry, alongside our development team, to come up with the most relevant ways to make our dealers more successful today,” said Hal Wurster, vice president of NADA Dealership Operations.
Step back in time with more than 2,000 dealers, OEMs and industry leaders for a fun evening of networking and hospitality as we “Escape from Alcatraz” at NADA Show 2019.
Despite rising interest rates and a volatile stock market, U.S. light-vehicle sales closed out 2018 strong. The SAAR of 17.51 million in December 2018 was the second highest of the year, as sales for the month were up 1.5% compared to December 2017.
Are you a woman who works in automotive retail? If yes, please share a quick video talking about your experience, and join us in encouraging other women to consider pursuing automotive careers!
The national award recognizes commercial truck dealers for industry leadership, business performance and community service.
Dealership managers who want to hone their management styles and establish a “culture of coaching” in all areas of the business will soon be able to participate in a new NADA Academy training program.
The winner will be announced on Jan. 26 during ATD Show 2019 in San Francisco.
As we wind-down another good year of new-vehicle sales and get ready for what could be tougher sledding, I have a request for some of our OEM business partners: Do the right thing by your dealers—it’s also smart business.
The national award recognizes commercial-truck dealers for industry leadership, business performance and community service.
New-vehicle sales are on pace to reach 17 million units in 2018, which would mark the fourth straight year of U.S. auto sales above 17 million units.
Download the NADA Show Mobile app today and start exploring the many exciting features, workshops, events and exhibitors that you’ll find during both the NADA Show and the ATD Show this January!
The national award is sponsored by ATD, Heavy Duty Trucking magazine and Procede Software.
The winner and runner-up will be announced on Saturday, Jan. 26, during ATD Show 2019 in San Francisco.
Through November, U.S. light-vehicle sales were up 0.2%. Compared to this time last year, car segments continued to lose market share, down 4.8 percentage points, while their light-truck counterparts were up 3.8 percentage points.
Way back in third-grade, while I was daydreaming in Mrs. Watson’s class, I almost missed a lesson that would be a success-driver decades later.
While addressing the 2018 Auto Conference LA, in advance of the LA Auto Show, Arcangeli touted the all new Honda Passport which was unveiled at the auto show and discussed rapidly changing business conditions and offered some projections for the future of the industry.
See the amazing shopping options in Union Square, take in a show at Nob Hill Masonic Center, or try some delicious seafood at Fisherman’s Wharf.
The winner and runner-up will be announced on Saturday, Jan. 26, during ATD Show 2019 in San Francisco.
Considered the Automotive Industry Event of the Year, the NADA Show includes keynote speakers, educational workshops, dealer franchise meetings, an Expo with hundreds of exhibitors and numerous networking opportunities.
The ATD Industry Roundtable kicks of ATD Show 2019, featuring a diverse group of commercial truck fleet owners, executives and truck buyers discussing how commercial truck dealerships can better serve their customers.
Two bills, H.R. 2946 and S. 3052, were introduced to repeal the antiquated FET. ATD and a truck industry coalition are urging Congress to revisit the tax and consider the FET repeal as part of a likely infrastructure bill next year.
At The Exchange, roundtable discussions feature problem-solving and idea sharing amongst auto industry peers.
Despite how our industry issues change and challenges arise, the reporting on our industry should be rooted in reality and facts. And the fact is that people will continue to purchase cars, and auto dealers will continue to serve the car-buying public for the next century to come.
NADA Chairman Wes Lutz and Vice Chairman Charlie Gilchrist joined other business leaders at the White House on Wednesday for a discussion with President Trump and senior administration officials about the nation’s growing economy and the Administration’s comprehensive workforce development efforts.
While there is no sure way to know if a vehicle has been damaged by a flood, the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) offers the following 10 inspection tips to prospective buyers to spot flood-damaged vehicles: