Dealership employees who sustained personal property damage caused by the hurricane and flooding can apply for financial assistance through the NADA Foundation’s Emergency Relief Fund.
Four days since Hurricane Harvey first made landfall in southeastern Texas, the severity of the situation in the Houston area and surrounding communities is still unknown, the weather conditions have not improved and more flooding is on the way.
NADA Foundation Mobilizes Emergency Relief Fund for Dealership Employees Impacted by Hurricane Harvey
The situation in East Texas is dire. Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes – but in many cases, the traffic arteries to get them out of town are closed
MyDealership.org is an initiative by America’s local new car and truck dealerships, designed to show the benefits of local dealerships to consumers, local communities, and car manufacturers.
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.
The August congressional recess presents a rare opportunity to educate our elected officials on our own home turfs and on our key policy issues.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The first problem with Sibilla’s argument is, of course, that the referenced study has been thoroughly debunked. In fact, in February 2015, Washington Post Fact Checker Glenn Kessler described it as “bizarrely outdated” and gave it a maximum of Four Pinocchios for false claims.
With six months of U.S. new-vehicle sales in the books, the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) is holding steady at its original sales forecast of 17.1 million new cars and light trucks for 2017.
We recently traveled to Medford, Oregon to chat with Sid DeBoer, founder and chairman of Lithia Motors, about his experience with 20 Groups.
Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.) introduced legislation in Congress Tuesday to repeal a burdensome federal excise tax (FET) on heavy-duty trucks originally imposed in 1917 to help defray the cost of World War I.
Sales of new crossovers, SUVs and pickup trucks continued to gain market share through the first five months of 2017, NADA reports in the May edition of Market Beat.
On Wednesday, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) introduced the Financial CHOICE Act, H.R. 10, a comprehensive financial reform bill.
If you work in automotive retail, chances are that you or someone you know has benefited from the NADA Academy. Founded in 1979, the industry standard for dealership operations training has prepared generations of automotive leaders for successful dealership careers.
Employment at U.S. commercial truck dealerships has reached its highest point in five years, according to a new report from the American Truck Dealers (ATD), a division of the National Automobile Dealers Association.
Mike Jackson, chairman and CEO of AutoNation, said dealers will have to find creative ways to grow their business in an ever-challenging retail environment during an interview with Wall Street Journal reporter Mike Spector at the 2017 NADA/J.D. Power Automotive Forum on April 11.
Employment, wages and payroll at U.S. new-car dealerships all continued to rise in 2016, according to a new report released by the National Automobile Dealers Association.
As winter turns to spring, ATD members must stay strong through the winds, hail and rough storms-both literally and figuratively.
This past January, ahead of the NADA convention which returned to New Orleans for the 12th time since 1973, the NADA Foundation donated $50,000 to Emeril Lagasse Foundation, which supports Café Reconcile.
The National Automobile Dealers Association and the NADA Women Directors announced a partnership with Junior Achievement USA to teach financial educational courses to students in grade schools and high schools through a volunteer program.
Steve Blackman is a retired sergeant in the U.S. Army who lives in Dallas, Texas, with his family. He and his service dog, Gottlieb, recently attended a fundraising event at the 2017 NADA convention in New Orleans that benefitted Canine Companions.
It’s day three of the auto industry event of the year, the NADA Convention & Expo in New Orleans, where America’s new-car and -truck dealers are celebrating the 100th anniversary of NADA and of the industry as a whole.
As the last month of 2016 is well under way, we often become engrossed in holiday plans, end-of-year travel and New Year’s resolutions. But it’s equally important to pause and appreciate what we’ve accomplished over the past year.
One of the provisions included in the Tax Reform Blueprint has generated significant concern among several industries, including the automotive sector.
A new economic report from the Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal and Economic Public Policy Studies makes one overriding conclusion: state auto franchise laws lower retail prices of new cars, which benefits consumers.
NADA’s battle to tame the CFPB continues and Senate bill S. 2663 is the next chapter.
Many have lost sight of the core issue at hand, which is what to do with recalled vehicles while consumers and dealers are awaiting replacement parts from the manufacturers. Because when we’re talking about recalls, parts are everything.