Business Operations

NADA Blog: Stronger Together: Auto Industry Unites to Get Through COVID-19

MARCH 30 -- The entire auto industry is pulling together to weather the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States and alleviate its long-term impact on auto retail sales. Blog post

NADA Chairman Rhett Ricart Addresses NADA Members in New Video

MARCH 27 -- NADA Chairman Rhett Ricart released a video in which he discusses the challenges facing dealers during the pandemic and highlights NADA's priorities, activities and resources available.

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NADA Blog: How Commercial Trucks are Keeping America Stocked

MARCH 25 -- In times of mass uncertainty, one critical and essential business is commercial truck sales and service, to keep the country stocked with basic necessities, especially during a pandemic.  Blog post

NADA Blog: NADA Online Resources Offer Dealers Tools for Operating in a New Business Environment

MARCH 25 -- As dealers are maneuvering their operations and adapting to the state of business stemming from the coronavirus, NADA has a number of resources to support dealers along the way. Blog post

DOL Wage and Hour Division Publishes 'COVID-19 and the American Workplace'

MARCH 25 -- The U.S. Department of Labor continues to release new guidance on the new federal emergency leave mandates, including additional fact sheets, questions and answers, guidance on the mandated poster(s) and clarification regarding the 30-day enforcement policy. NADA will incorporate these changes into its dealer-specific FAQs.  |  Visit the DOL website

NADA Blog: Vehicles are Critical in a Lockdown

MARCH 25 -- As Congress is poised to pass a historic $2 trillion stimulus package to address the impact of the escalating COVID-19 health crisis, America’s auto dealerships continue to work through the challenges of operating during the coronavirus pandemic. Blog post

NADA Publishes FAQs on Recently Passed Coronavirus Paid Leave Bill

MARCH 24 -- NADA published frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA) signed into law last week by President Trump. The FFCRA included provisions that provide paid leave to workers affected by the coronavirus and offsets cost to businesses by offering fully refundable tax credits. View the FAQs

NADA, Trade Groups, Send Letter to President Trump Asking for Clearer Guidance on "Essential Services"

MARCH 24 -- The ability to provide replacement cars and trucks in response to any number of scenarios will be vital to ensuring that those in need of reliable personal transportation continue to have access to it, the groups said, stressing that franchised car and truck dealers recognize the need to conduct even limited sales and leasing activities in manner that protects the general public, our customers and our employees. 3/24/20 Blog post | 3/20/20 Blog post

Auto Dealerships are Stepping Up During COVID-19

MARCH 23 -- NADA publishes a blog post, "Auto Dealerships are Stepping Up During COVID-19," highlighting how dealers are working to keep their customers, employees and communities safe. Blog post

NADA Chairman Rhett Ricart Interviewed by CBT Automotive Network about Coronavirus

MARCH 23 -- NADA Chairman Rhett Ricart Discusses Challenges Dealers Face with the Coronavirus Crisis. Watch the Interview

Alliance for Automotive Innovation Documents North American Assembly Plant Closings

MARCH 23 -- The Alliance for Automotive Innovation releases a report outlining the factory output status of auto manufacturers' North American assembly facilities. Read the report

Responding to Coronavirus, NADA Provides Updates on Action, New Law

MARCH 19 -- The new coronavirus law provides certain eligible employees with potential coronavirus-related emergency paid sick leave, emergency family and medical leave, and expanded unemployment insurance. Blog post

NADA Hosts Webinar on COVID-19 Best Practices, Impact of New Legislation

MARCH 19 -- Labor attorney Rick Warren reviews key pandemic-related legal issues and mandates for automobile dealerships. Also joining are NADA's David Regan and Doug Greenhaus, who discuss legal compliance and prudent policies impacting franchised dealerships, their employees and their customers. Watch the webinar

NADA Coronavirus News

Stronger Together: Auto Industry Unites to Get Through COVID-19

POSTED ON March 30, 2020

The entire auto industry is pulling together to weather the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States and alleviate its long-term impact on auto retail sales.  
Be on the Lookout for Fake Coronavirus Tracking Sites Infecting IT Systems

POSTED ON March 30, 2020

Hackers are leveraging the popularity of these tracking maps to steal usernames, passwords, credit card numbers, browsing history, cookies and other information stored in users’ browsers.  
U.S. Chamber Issues Summary of New SBA Loan Programs

POSTED ON March 30, 2020

The CARES Act provides $2 trillion of stimulus to individuals, businesses, and hospitals and other impacted industries in response to the economic distress caused by the pandemic.  
White House Provides Update on COVID-19 Pandemic

POSTED ON March 26, 2020

Today, the White House released an updated comprehensive list of tools and resources in the fight against coronavirus.