NADA Chairman Charlie Gilchrist voiced his support for the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement in remarks at a press event. The Texas dealer urged Congress not to ignore the ‘reality’ of an auto industry built on favorable relationships among the three nations.
October 9, 2019
U.S. sales of new cars and light trucks fell 12% year-over-year in September, suppressed in part by a Labor Day weekend allotted to August. Few were spared the sting, with all six of America’s and Japan’s biggest factories reporting double-digit declines.
October 3, 2019
National Automobile Dealers Association officials have told the FTC that proposed new provisions to the Safeguards Rule may be unnecessary and could cost smaller dealers more than $400,000 in the first calendar year of enforcement.
September 9, 2019
Attorney Eric Johnson fields questions about the state of the CFPB, the now fully staffed FTC, and the aggressive stance of state attorneys general. He also offers a critical update on the Military Lending Act.
August 6, 2018
As expected, the House approved the resolution of disapproval of the CFPB's guidance on dealer participation. With the Senate having voted on the resolution last month, all that's left to rescind the controversial guidance is President Trump's signature.
May 8, 2018
General Motors dealers who sell non-GM service contracts, parts and accessories must now disclose to their customers that the products are not backed by the automaker. Dealers who don’t comply face possible termination of their franchise agreement.
August 24, 2017
Tom Webb will retire on June 30, ending a more than four-decade career. Cox Automotive officials said a replacement will be named in the coming weeks.
March 30, 2017
Jeff Carson likened his year as chairman of the NADA to piloting a plane during a ‘catastrophic electrical failure,” noting that he experienced situations where he started out on what seemed a routine path only to have outside events toss his flight plan out the window.
January 30, 2017
The online vehicle deal generation company has enhanced its site with year, make and model data from NADAguides to help further enhance the customized car-buying experience it offers consumers.
January 9, 2017
F&I talks shop, politics and pride with Mark Scarpelli, president of Raymond Chevrolet and Raymond Kia, and NADA’s 2017 chairman.
December 27, 2016
The single biggest risk to the dealership system within the next decade will be the convergence of mobility services with autonomous vehicles. That’s the conclusion of a new research project commissioned by the National Automobile Dealers Association.
November 18, 2016
The NADA’s chief economist said the industry will sell 17.1 million new units in 2017. That forecast could rise by the end of February — that's if the the new administration delivers on its stated policy objectives.
November 15, 2016
NADA Chief Economist Steven Szakaly says a clear set of economic policy goals delivered before the New Year would go a long way to ensuring that any immediate uncertainties are smoothed over.
November 10, 2016
Aside from electing Mark Scarpelli chairman, the National Automobile Dealers Association’s 63-member board of directors selected Michigan's Wes Lutz as the trade group's 2017 vice chairman.
October 13, 2016
Nearly across the board, the retention rates of model-year 2013 vehicles were down this year compared to the same time last year, according to the most recent NADA Used Car Guide Perspective report.
October 6, 2016