Director's Update

Date Highlights


 » March GM’s Barra and Ford’s Hinrichs to Keynote NADA/J.D. Power Automotive Forum; During Congressional Recesses Meet with Lawmakers in Their Home Districts; Company Responsible for Telemarketing Violations; and more.
 » February NADA’s Service Provider Data Access Addendum Now Available for Download; Enroll Today in NADA’s Dealership Workforce Study; McConnell Ready to Lead NADA in 2014; NADA Defends In-Dealership Financing; and more.
 » January NADA Releases Additional ‘Dealer Data’ Guidance; FTC Announces Deceptive Advertising Enforcement Action against Auto Dealers; NLRB Judge Invalidates Dealership Handbook Provisions; Bill to Reduce Auto Dealership Paperwork Passes House; and more.




 » December CFPB and DOJ Announce Enforcement Action against Ally; A Bipartisan Majority of Florida House Members Question Consumer Bureau’s Auto Lending Changes; Important Vehicle and Equipment Tax Benefits Expiring at Year End; The Federal Reserve and CFPB Announce Increase in TILA and Consumer Leasing Act Thresholds; and more.
 » November NADA and CFPB Take Center Stage in Washington in November; NADA Unveils Second Annual Industry Report on Dealership Workforce; New Consent Requirements for Telephone Calls and Text Messages Effective Oct. 16; and more.
 » October Dealers Seek Greater CFPB Transparency on Auto Finance; Alabama Auto Dealer Forrest McConnell Elected NADA Chairman for 2014; Lt. Gen. Honoré to Address ATD Convention in New Orleans.
 » September FTC Announces Advertising Enforcement Actions Against Dealers; DOT Relaxes Some Hazmat Shipping Requirements; OSHA Withdraws Proposal to Change Consultation Program; EPA/DOE Issue Voluntary Used Car Fuel Economy Label; and more.
 » August New Orleans to Host 2014 NADA Convention & Expo; Why the Dealer Franchise System Is Here to Stay; Senate Bill Could Ground Rentals for ‘Minor’ Recalls; OSHA Targets Body Shops with New Enforcement Program; EPA Provisionally Excludes Solvent Wipes from Hazardous Waste Rules, and more.
 » July House Republicans Seek Information from CFPB; NADA Data: Jobs and Payroll Up at Dealerships; NADA Moves Dates for 2015-2018 Conventions; Prices of Used Plug-in Electric Vehicles to Drop 30% in 2013; OSHA Targeting Dealerships, and more.
 » June  CFPB; rental car recall bill; health care reform law notices; NLRB poster court challenge; Louisiana auto dealers select NADART; NADA Foundation helps Oklahoma tornado victims, and more.
 » May Dealership Workforce Study; NADA/ATD Convention workshops; used vehicle prices; survey; Oregon auto dealers endorse NADART,  and more.


The NADA Director's Update provides news stories, updates and other content for use by the association's Board members and the executives of state and metro automobile dealer associations who belong to the ATAE (Automotive Trade Association Executives) organization. 

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