Industry Analysis

'Take the Long View' in Changing Markeplace, says NADA Chairman
DETROIT (October 10, 2006) - The chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), William Bradshaw, says it's important to “take the long view” when analyzing the auto industry.
2006 Auto Sales Eighth Strongest on Record According to NADA DATA
McLEAN, Va. (May 16, 2007)-The nation's franchised new-car and light-truck dealers recorded their eighth strongest year on record in 2006, selling more than 16.5 million vehicles, down from 16.9 million in 2005, according to NADA DATA, a comprehensive annual analysis compiled by the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA).
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
2014 Western Automotive Conference
November 18, 2014 • Los Angeles, CA 2014 Western Automotive Conference  Connecting with Gen YThe 2014 NADA J.D. Power Western Automotive Conference is a half day
2015 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.”
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2016 Economic Outlook
NADA Chief Economist Steven Szakaly predicts that low gasoline prices and rising incentives are among the key factors that will sustain the new-vehicle sales momentum in 2016.
2016 NADA/ATD Convention & Expo
Full coverage of the 2016 NADA/ATD Convention & Expo in Las Vegas, April 1-3.
Alabama
Alaska
Annual NADA DATA Report: 2005 Auto Sales Third Strongest on Record
McLEAN, Va. (May 17, 2006) - The nation's franchised new car and light truck dealers recorded their third strongest year on record in 2005, selling more than 16.94 million vehicles, up from 16.86 million in 2004, according to NADA DATA, a comprehensive annual analysis compiled by the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA).
Arizona
Arkansas
ATD Truck Beat
January Sales up Nearly 14% from a Year Ago
ATD Truck Beat August 2014

ATD Truck Beat October 2014

ATD Truck Beat September 2014

Auto Sales to Continue Modest Climb in 2005, Reports NADA Chief Economist
NEW ORLEANS, La. (Jan. 30, 2005) - Sales of new cars and light trucks will continue to gain momentum in 2005, on the strength of healthy incentives, high-quality new products and a growing economy, according to an economic forecast from the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA).
CAFE Fight Is Just Beginning, Auto Dealers Say at Convention in California
The fight over fuel economy and vehicle tailpipe emissions is just beginning and America’s franchised new-car and truck dealers are at the center of it, the National Automobile Dealers Association said.
California
Chairman Sykora Commentary Published in Automotive News
Editor's note: This commentary appears in the Jan. 28, 2008, issue of Automotive News. Many dealers believe that some factory incentive programs do more harm than good, especially programs that place one group of a factory's dealers at a competitive disadvantage.
Chicago Fed Honors NADA Chief Economist for Auto Industry 'Top Forecasts'
McLEAN, Va. (June 7, 2006) - NADA Chief Economist Paul Taylor was honored for the auto industry's top overall forecasts at the 13th Annual Automotive Outlook Symposium, hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, on June 1-2.
Colorado
Commentary: Employment at New-Car Dealerships Rising
Commentary: Price Competition Among Dealers Benefits Car Buyers
By Bill Fox May 27, 2015 What’s in 2.2 percent? As a percentage of total sales, it’s a number that represents the average pretax, net profit at U.S. franchised new car dealerships, according to NADA Data 2014.  And what
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