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 2020 Chairman Rhett Ricart’s first message to America’s franchised auto dealers was straightforward: “You’ll be just fine.”
“The videos are truly inspiring and for many of us on this stage, they brought tears to our eyes,” said past ATD chairwoman Jodie Teuton. “We got so many great videos and it was hard to narrow it down to ten semifinalists.”
Assurant, Inc., a global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases like automobiles, has contributed $25,000 through its Assurant Foundation to the NADA Foundation’s Workforce Initiative.
Proceeds from the auction will benefit the NADA Foundation’s Frank E. McCarthy Memorial Program, which supports CCI; McCarthy was NADA’s chief executive from 1968 to 2001. To date, the KAR Global auctions have raised more than $586,500.