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'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 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.
2017 Automotive Forum
The 2017 Automotive Forum will take place on April 11, in New York City. This one-day event, hosted by the New York International Auto Show, brings together leaders from OEMs, suppliers, retailers, and the media to discuss how industry and economic conditions will shape the future.
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A Good Relationship Is a Two-Way Street
I am holding strong to the stance that if factory efforts such as stair-step incentive programs run afoul of everything we and our customers care about, including fairness and transparency, then we are obliged to tell our factory partners that the stairs are merely steps leading directly to the basement.
America’s New Car and Truck Dealers Are About ‘Strength’ and ‘Resiliency,’ Says NADA Chairman
The nation’s new-car dealers and the trade organization that represents them have much to look forward to in 2010 as the industry rebounds after a tough year that brought many changes, the incoming chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) said today at its convention in Orlando.
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).
ATD Chairman Dick Witcher Delivers Keynote at the 2014 ATD Convention & Expo
Auto Dealers Introduce Next-Day Customer Follow-up Tool
NEW ORLEANS, La. (January 29, 2005) - The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) today announced the launch of the first dealer-created overnight research tool to help resolve customer problems.
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).
Automobile Tariffs
NADA urges strong congressional oversight over trade policies to examine the potential loss of jobs and decreased sales that could occur because of the imposition of tariffs.
AutoNation Joins Chorus of Criticism of Edmunds.com 'Clunkers' Study
The following is a statement from Mike Jackson, chairman and CEO of AutoNation, Inc.:

Bill Fox Delivers Keynote Address at the 2015 NADA Convention & Expo
Car Buyers Need More Information to Understand, Appreciate Fuel Economy Benefits
Chairman Dave Westcott Delivers Keynote at the 2014 NADA Convention & Expo
Commentary: 17 Million Reasons Why Auto Sales Will Remain Healthy
Commentary: Employment at New-Car Dealerships Rising
Commentary: Navigating the Maze of Federal Regulations
By Bill Fox March 2015 It's clear by now that new car dealers are not just responsible for facilitating the complex transactions of vehicle sales to the American public, but also for complying with numerous federal and
Congress is Urged to Pass S.J.Res. 57 to Preserve Consumer Discounts on Auto Credit

In 2013 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued guidance which threatened to eliminate a dealer’s flexibility to offer consumers discounted auto loans. The CFPB was attempting to change the $1.1 trillion auto loan market and limit market competition without prior public comment, using flawed statistics and without analyzing the impact of its guidance on consumers, despite the likelihood it would raise credit costs for car buyers.

Congressional Bill to Repeal 'Obsolete' Government Mandate on Dealerships Passes House
Consumers Pay If Fuel Economy Rules Are Not Delayed, NADA Warns
Credit Crunch and Falling Home Prices Diminish Auto Sales in 2009 Says NADA Economist
U.S. light-vehicle sales will reach just short of 13 million units in 2009, but enhanced availability of credit for customers and dealerships should strengthen sales over the year, says Paul Taylor, chief economist for the National Automobile Dealers Association.
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