Despite media reports, Silicon Valley predictions and Wall Street prognostications to the contrary, the principle of personal vehicle ownership in America is not under threat from autonomous vehicles and ride-hailing services.
Today’s automotive dealership experience is nothing like the traditional, old-fashioned car-buying process that our parents and grandparents experienced.
Looking for a rewarding, well-paying career with plenty of opportunity for advancement in one of the nation’s fastest growing and evolving industries of the last century? Drive straight to your local new-car dealership.
With demographics set to transform the face of America, the automobile industry is continuing to explore how dealers and automakers tackle the internal issue of how best to advance minority and women dealers and dealership managers and encourage diversity.
“The automobile is the most exciting platform for innovation in the next 100 years,” says new NADA Chairman Wes Lutz.
Jack Salzman, owner of Lake Norman Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-RAM in Cornelius, N.C., was named 2018 Time Dealer of the Year—a national award that recognizes new-car dealers who exhibit exceptional performance in their dealerships and perform distinguished community service.
Waymo’s John Krafcik, NADA President & CEO Peter Welch and AutoNation Chairman & CEO Mike Jackson had a wide-ranging discussion on technology’s role in the future of the auto industry during NADA Show 2018.
Google’s Peter Leto offered nine concrete steps that dealers can take to lean into mobile marketing and unlock the power of Google for their business.
Just days after Hurricane Harvey, NADA leadership was on the ground to meet with relief workers and personally deliver much needed resources, including emergency assistance funds, to dealership employees.
“The great part of being a dealer is you can have a personality and it reflects your community.”–2018 NADA Chairman Wes Lutz on the NADA Live Stage.