Franchise System

2014 NADA Chairman Forrest McConnell Delivers Inaugural Speech at the 2014 NADA Convention & Expo
2014 New York Automotive Forum
2014 New York Automotive Forum Presented by NADA and J.D. Power (April 15)     If manufacturers sold directly to customers, there would be zero competition in pricing vehicles, parts and service.” — NADA Chairman Forrest McConnell III
2016 NADA/ATD Convention & Expo
Full coverage of the 2016 NADA/ATD Convention & Expo in Las Vegas, April 1-3.
And If They Don't Like You...

ATD Chairman Dick Witcher Delivers Keynote at the 2014 ATD Convention & Expo
Auto Dealer Franchise Laws Benefit Consumers
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Bill Fox Delivers Keynote Address at the 2015 NADA Convention & Expo
Buffett: The Dealer System Works
Chairman Bill Fox Recaps Year of Positive Change at NADA on Behalf of Dealers

In his final address as 2015 chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association, Bill Fox reflected on a year in which he oversaw significant changes at NADA.

Chairman Dave Westcott Delivers Keynote at the 2014 NADA Convention & Expo
Commentary: A Good Deal for Everyone
Commentary: Another NADA Convention for the Ages
By Bill Fox NADA chairman Feb. 23, 2015 If there's any industry that's rooted in resilience and progress, it's the retail auto industry. Over the past several years, America's new car dealers have
Commentary: Auto Dealers Provide Their Customers with a Safety Net during Recalls
Commentary: Employment at New-Car Dealerships Rising
Commentary: Grassroots Advocacy – Getting Involved Makes a Difference
The National Automobile Dealers Association was formed in 1917 when a small group of auto dealers came to Washington, D.C., and successfully lobbied Congress against a proposed luxury tax on automobiles.
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Dealer Franchise System Has Local Economic Benefits
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Dealers Provide Warranty Work, Safety Recalls and Service
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Dealership of Tomorrow
Electric and Autonomous Vehicle Issue Brief 3-15-2021

Electric and Autonomous Vehicles
Congress is considering a bill to advance self-driving cars or Highly Automated Vehicles (HAV) which would preempt certain state laws. The HAV preemption language, however, is much broader than necessary.
Forrest McConnell Delivers Departing Keynote Address at the NADA Convention & Expo
Franchised Dealers Compete on Price for Consumers

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JULY - NADA Chairman: YES! State Franchise Laws Lower Prices and Benefit Consumers
State auto franchise laws lower retail prices of new cars, which benefits consumers, 2016 NADA Chairman Jeff Carlson writes in his July Chairman's Column.
NADA Applauds Congressional Efforts to Restore Dealer Rights
The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) supports H.R. 2743, the “Automobile Dealer Economic Rights Restoration Act,” legislation that would restore the economic rights of auto dealers under state franchise laws.
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