Category: International

NISSAN PULLS OUT OF EUROPE’S COMPACT CAR MARKET

Nissan has announced it will end sales of two compact cars in Europe and Russia, citing a consumer swing away toward utilities in the segment. It follows General Motors’ announcement it would to cease production of right hand drive vehicles,…

NADA BOSS TO RETIRE

The US National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) announced in May that President and CEO Peter Welch would retire at the end of 2020. Mr Welch, 67, who spoke at the 2015 AADA National Dealer Convention, was appointed by the NADA…

WE WANT YOU! SPEAK AT THE AADA CONVENTION

With plans underway for the rebooted AADA National Dealer Convention & Expo we are creating a dynamic and engaging program to meet the new challenges that the COVID-19 crisis has brought to the front of our operational agenda’s. It is…

DIGITAL FOCUS IN EXPO

It is no longer sufficient for dealerships to have a token online presence. They must become expert in the methods, technologies and strategies required to bring customers through their digital front door. Designing the best, most interactive and complete experience…

JOIN US AT THE REBOOTED AADA CONVENTION NEXT MARCH

“The best-laid schemes of mice and men / Go often askew” – Robert Burns.COVID-19 has played havoc with plans to hold any kind of mass gathering, but with things beginning to open up again, AADA is confident our rebooted AADA…

Embrace disruption, pioneer change: Cameron

New Jaguar Land Rover Australia managing director Mark Cameron has encouraged retail automotive Dealers to embrace disruption during what he described as “the most significant changes in private mobility for over a century”. Delivering the keynote address at the 2019…

Death of the Dealer greatly exaggerated: Koblenz

The approaching arrivals of electric and autonomous vehicles, and ride-hailing services, are supposed to herald the death knell of the retail automotive dealership. However, that is far from the case, NADA executive vice-president and chief legal counsel, Andy Koblenz, has…

BOOK NOW FOR NADA 2020

Bookings are open now for the 2020 AADA Study Tour to the NADA Show in Las Vegas. The AADA Study Tour is a premium tour package featuring not just one of the world’s largest business conventions but a massive Expo,…

TOUR DELEGATES GET SOCIAL AT NADA SAN FRANCISCO

Today everything starts with Google, and this year’s AADA NADA Study Tour to San Francisco in California was no exception. Our hosts at Googleplex (a sprawling 16,700m2 campus designed by Clive Wilkinson Architects in 2005) welcomed us with yummy lattes,…