The Department of the Treasury issued guidance on the Aug. 8, 2020 Presidential Executive Order that defers an employer’s obligation to withhold, deposit, and pay the employee’s portion of the payroll tax on wages earned between Sept. 1, 2020 and Dec. 31, 2020.
August 31, 2020
America’s auto dealerships continue to work through the challenges of operating during the coronavirus pandemic. Service departments, personal transportation are still important in countries where a nationwide lockdown has been implemented.
April 2, 2020
NADA Chairman Rhett Ricart released a statement in response to the Senate passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
March 26, 2020
The new law provides certain eligible employees with potential coronavirus-related emergency paid sick leave, emergency family and medical leave, and expanded unemployment insurance.
March 20, 2020
The Trump administration issued guidance classifying automotive service as essential. While the essential nature of automotive service is not really in question, as service and repair is required to keep America’s fleet of cars and trucks on the road.
March 20, 2020
Given the lack of uniformity in how states and local municipalities taking action are classifying dealership sales, service and parts operations, NADA and the Alliance have requested that the U.S. government ensure that the nation’s motor vehicle fleet remains as safe and operational as possible by considering vehicle repair, maintenance and sales facilities as essential operations during the coronavirus outbreak.
March 19, 2020
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
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
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 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
The Federal Trade Commission issued a second Federal Register Notice (FRN) on a proposed qualitative survey that would examine the experience of buying and financing a car at a dealership.
September 15, 2016
The same week the CFPB celebrated its five-year anniversary, trade groups representing various motor vehicle industries urged U.S. Senators to support legislation that would rescind the regulator’s March 2013 guidance on dealer participation, among other things.
July 21, 2016
Introduced in March, U.S. Senate Bill 2663 aims to repeal the bureau's March 2013 guidance on dealer participation and add a few more steps to the regulator's guidance-writing activities. In an op-ed piece posted on the NADA's website, Chairman Jeff Carlson offers his thoughts on the legislation and explains why dealers need to rally behind it.
June 29, 2016
The NADA announced its involvement in a campaign designed to promote safer driving experiences. The program educates consumers about how to best interact with safety features.
April 5, 2016