Tag: covid-19

What COVID Has Taught Us About the Future of Auto Retailing

It is my hope that the rest of the industry, including automakers, heed the lessons already learned, and truly listen to what their own customers are telling them about the importance of convenience, flexibility, transparency and fairness in the vehicle sales process.

Adapting Dealer and OEM Priorities in Light of Covid

We want to work with our OEM partners to ensure that the customer satisfaction that is at record levels stays that way.

Data Security and Privacy: What Dealers Need to Know

Increasingly stringent data security and privacy laws mean that technology providers will play a critical role in meeting these requirements for dealerships.

ATD Truck Beat: Commercial Truck Sales Down 29.2% During First Half of 2020

As with most industries, truck sales the rest of the year will be dependent on the ability to control the spread of COVID-19.

NADA Issues Second Quarter 2020 Auto Sales Analysis

During this quarter, retail sales recovered much more quickly than fleet sales from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Fleet Versus Retail Disconnect in May’s Sales Numbers

Fleet sales were down year-over-year by a whopping 72% in May, while retail sales only fell by 17%.

Suspending the Federal Excise Tax Can’t Wait

I urge my fellow dealers and others in the industry to contact their member of Congress this week to convey support for FET suspension and a strong economic recovery.

ATD Calls on Trucking Community to Support “Suspend the FET” Week

“Suspend the FET” week is the perfect time for truck dealers and other trucking industry stakeholders to contact House Democrats and ask them to sign the Pappas FET suspension letter.

NADA Chairman Rhett Ricart: Our Manufacturers Need Us More Than Ever

The COVID-19 pandemic has opened a greater dialogue between automakers and dealers, and we cannot miss this chance for the advancement of the industry that many of us have spent our lives building.

NADA Market Beat: May Sales Show Signs of Recovery

New light-vehicle sales showed signs of recovery in May, with a SAAR of 12.21 million units.