NADA's primary mission as the Voice of the Dealer is to advocate on behalf of dealers before Congress, the federal government, manufacturers, the media and the public.
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NADA is the dealer's advocate in dealer/manufacturer relations, addressing dealer concerns with manufacturers and distributors.
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NADA Show 2021 Attendee Registration Is Open
The NY Automotive Forum Has Been Cancelled
Join NADA/ATD Academy Seminars on the road in a variety of convenient locations across the country.
Read our highly-praised NADA Driven Management Guides offering a variety of topics. Complimentary to all members.
NADA's Industry Analysis division produces NADA DATA, MarketBeat and other economic reports to provide insight into vehicle sales, dealership financial profiles and industry trends.
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NADA's state-by-state retail data shows the auto industry's impact on the overall U.S. economy, including employment and payroll figures, tax data and more.
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The NADA Foundation has launched a new Workforce Initiative to promote high-paying, good-quality careers at auto and truck dealerships.
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The NADA Foundation launched a new website featuring its new Workforce Initiative and other programs benefiting wounded veterans, disaster relief victims and others in need.
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NADA Members enjoy a variety of benefits to help keep their dealerships humming.
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NADA Retirement offers member-negotiated 401(k) plans with dealership-focused features.
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NADA Insurance assists dealers through its member-negotiated insurance programs.
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Read the official NADA blog to learn about everything going on at NADA. All content is navigable, shareable and archived.
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The franchised new-car dealer model has benefited consumers and their families for generations.
Gary Gilchrist is president of Gilchrist Chevrolet Buick GMC, Inc. in Tacoma, Wash. He started in the automotive business in 1977 selling cars in Tacoma after graduating from college. Gilchrist represents Washington's franchised new-car dealers on the board of directors of the National Automobile Dealers Association. (Term: January 2017-January 2023)
Gilchrist Chevrolet Buick GMC, Inc.
6014 South Tacoma Way
Tacoma, WA 98409www.gilchristauto.com
Finance, Policy and Bylaws (chairman), Regulatory Affairs, NADA Foundation
Finance, Legislative Affairs, Industry Affairs, Policy and Bylaws (chairman), Regulatory Affairs, NADA Foundation
NADA's mission is to serve and represent franchised new-car and -truck dealers, their management and employees. Contact us for more information: