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Have you Registered for the 2022 ATD Show Yet?

Our signature event takes place Thursday, March 10, through Sunday, March 13, with a restructured schedule that is tailored to our truck dealer members.

Dealer Advocacy Starts in Our Own Backyards

It takes concerted effort and unified voices to effectuate positive change in the commercial truck dealer world.

Calling All Truck Dealers: Take an ATD Class Live or Online

I invite all dealers and managers to continue pursuing education through ATD’s many curriculum offerings and training.

Your Voice Counts

ATD effectively represents and communicates dealer interests to manufacturers through the Dealer Attitude Survey. Complete the 2021 ATD Dealer Attitude Survey.

The 2021 ATD Virtual Legislative Fly-In is Almost Here

Truck dealers continue to face challenges as overly broad regulations, harmful taxes, and unreasonable mandates impact our businesses, customers and employees.

Your ATD Show Returns in 2022

I’m proud to personally invite you to ATD Show 2022, our latest and greatest Show experience in Las Vegas, March 10-13.

Get to Know Your ATAEs

Throughout the pandemic, ATD’s advocacy work has continued uninterrupted in the nation’s capital, and many other issues are being tackled at the local and state levels.

ATD’s Strength is in Members and Dealer Leaders

While initiatives may change with time, ATD’s core mission stays the same: to serve and represent the needs of truck dealer members through advocacy, industry relations, education and premier member services.

ATD Works to Secure Truck Dealer Landscape

While politics in the nation’s capital may be partisan, truck dealers are more united than ever advocating for their customers, employees, and dealerships. I urge our members to get involved and stay engaged.

New Year Brings Change and Opportunity for America’s Truck Dealers

We have pulled through one of the most challenging times of our lives, and I’m confident that we’re well-positioned to take advantage of the new year’s opportunities.

Demand for Trucks Grows Strong in December

December 2020 marks a time that most truck dealers didn’t expect to see in the earlier part of the year: strong growth.

America’s Truck Dealers Show Resilience During Toughest Year Yet

Despite everything that’s taken us to our breaking point, we’ve survived. And I know we’ll come out of 2020 as resilient as ever!

Positive Sales Forecast for America’s Truck Dealers

Despite the challenges of this year, truck dealers continued to work hard to keep the ground fertile so that our markets could grow through even the toughest conditions.

Election Time at ATD

We must do everything we can to secure our future in the commercial truck industry, especially as we continue to recover from a global pandemic.

Revisit All That Your ATD Membership Offers

By Steve Bassett, Chairman, American Truck Dealers When we, as a business community, face many unknowns and uncharted territory in front of us, there is power in going back to the […]

ATD Dealer Attitude Survey Now Open

With American businesses reopening and reacclimating to the current environment, it’s time to hear from America’s truck dealers through the 2020 ATD Dealer Attitude Survey of Manufacturers.

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.

The ATD Show Must Go On…in 2022

There are some new and exciting changes coming to ATD’s annual Show. The most important change for our members to note is that the ATD Show will not be held in 2021.

America’s Truck Dealers Rise to the COVID-19 Challenge

The truck dealers of America have not sat still during COVID-19. Just the opposite: they’ve worked tirelessly to keep employees and customers safe, keep commerce rolling, and support their local communities during this unprecedented time.

ATD Helps Truck Dealers Navigate the Coronavirus Crisis

We are in uncharted territory. But we’ve weathered crises before, and we can do it again. ATD is here for you. I am here for you. We will make it through this together.

ATD’s Success Depends on Our Members

The greatest secret of ATD is that you—our valued member—might not be taking advantage of your membership. I learned years ago that ATD offers so much to all its members.

Steve Bassett Takes the Helm of the American Truck Dealers

During his first speech as ATD chairman, Bassett, who also has locations in Toledo, Ohio and Indianapolis, shared his goals and platform for ATD during his two-year term.

Passing the ATD Torch Forward

In just a few days, I will pass the ATD torch forward to our Incoming Chair Steve Bassett. I’m confident he’ll continue to lead us with a renewed sense of passion, commitment, and vision.

ATD Show 2020 keynote speakers

Jim Carroll Added as General Session Speaker for ATD Show 2020

Jim Carroll, leading global futurist and trends and innovation expert, will join the ATD General Session on Saturday, February 15.