ATD Chairman's Columns

ATD Chairman's Columns by ATD Chairman Steve Parker focus on the most pressing issues of the day.

Parker is president of Baltimore Potomac Truck Centers in Linthicum, Md., which operates five full-service commercial truck dealership locations with Mack, Volvo and Hino Trucks franchises in Maryland and Virginia. Read more.

ATD, a division of NADA, represents 1,800 heavy- and medium-duty truck dealerships.

Industry News


ATD Dealership Workforce Study Open for Participation

Dealerships that complete a questionnaire and submit their payroll data will receive two complimentary reports.
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California Moves Ahead with Its Own GHG Rule

California is proceeding with its Phase 2 greenhouse-gas emissions rule for trucks — designed to be “harmonized” with the similar federal rule released last year — no matter the fate of the U.S. regulation.
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New ATD Academy Plus Program Starts June 19; Apply Today

The emerging dealership leader—plus up to five department managers from a single dealership—can attend individual class weeks covering financial management, parts, service, pre-owned vehicles, new vehicles and business leadership.
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ATD, a division of NADA, is the recognized voice of commercial truck dealers and their premier source for advocacy, industry relations, and education.  ATD membership is integral to dealers' business.

To serve and represent the specific needs of franchised commercial truck dealer members through federal advocacy, industry relations, education and other services.

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