Category: Australian Automotive Dealer Association

Car ownership here to stay: Wes Lutz

Consumers are nowhere near ready to give up their personal vehicles in favour of ride-sharing, NADA chairman Wes Lutz, told the keynote session of the 2018 AADA National Dealer Convention on Tuesday. Mr Lutz expressed his pride in the industry…

Disruption is normal: Mills

Disruption is not “the new normal”, it has always been normal, delegates at the AADA National Dealer Convention heard on Tuesday morning. In his address, titled ‘Mobility Is and Always Will Be the Dealer’s Business’, guest breakfast speaker Charles Mills…

A Global Perspective on the Future of the Franchised Auto Dealer

An elite panel of Australian and international retail automotive industry leaders has discussed the potential pitfalls and possibilities for the franchised automotive industry as we head into the future. The pre-convention session ‘A Global Perspective on the Future of the…

WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS SHOULDN’T STAY IN VEGAS

AADA Executive Director of Operations, Brian Savage, has just returned from Las Vegas where he attended the 2018 NADA Show. The NADA show incorporates the Dealer Convention and Expo, attracting 23,000 registered attendees. It included a large international contingency along…

AADA SECRETARIAT STRENGTHENED WITH TWO NEW EXECUTIVES

The AADA Secretariat will be strengthened with the arrival of two new Executive Directors, James Voortman and Brian Savage, on 11 September. James will assume the newly-created position of Executive Director, Communications and Policy and Brian has been named to…

OUR EUROPEAN COUSIN

Australian Dealers are great supporters of the AADA National Dealer Convention and are all no doubt aware of its American cousin, the NADA Convention, but fewer know of the European equivalent, which is a great event in its own right….

AADA Notice of AGM

Dear member, This is to advise you of the upcoming annual general meeting of the members of the Australian Automotive Dealer Association Limited. The details of this meeting are as follows: Date: TUESDAY 6 SEPTEMBER 2016 Time: 2.30pm Place: AADA…

International Relations and CRM the focus of NADA Tour

The largest AADA study group in seven years (97 delegates) enjoyed an action-packed, business-centric time at the 2016 NADA Convention in Las Vegas in late March/early April. Heading the group were former AADA CEO Patrick Tessier (running his 19th study…

VALE MICHAEL TYNAN – A GIANT OF THE INDUSTRY

The Australian retail automotive industry has lost one of its giants with the death of Michael Tynan OAM after a long battle with cancer. Terry Keating (Chairman) and the Board of AADA expresses sincere condolences to the Tynan family. Michael…

AADA Chairman Bows Out

Over 1000 Industry Executives Farewell Ian Field at Melbourne Convention After 18 months as the Chairman of the Australian Automotive Dealer Association, Ian Field publicly announced the resignation of his position in front of over 1,000 industry executives at this…