Category: International

NADA CHAIRMAN URGES RESILIENCE IN THE FACE OF CHANGE

The incoming chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), Mark Scarpelli, says the resilience of Dealers will be the key factor in helping them cope with one of the most significant eras of change in the industry’s history. Speaking…

Global record for sales in 2016

2016 was another record year for global car sales, with growth of 4.8 per cent from 2015 results. Consumers worldwide bought 88.1 million passenger cars and light commercials in 2016. It was the fastest rate of growth since 2013, but…

TIME RUNNING OUT TO ATTEND NADA100

It’s the end of the year and we turn our attention to family and perhaps a holiday, but 2017 will soon be upon us, with one of its major events coming right at the start. Our American sister organisation, the…

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….

NADA TURNS 100!

Next January sees a significant milestone, with the 100th anniversary of the formation of the world’s largest retail automotive association, the USA’s National Automotive Dealer Association (NADA). This is a hugely important occasion, not just for US Dealers but for…

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…

POTENTIAL NEW MONARO WOWS fans at DETROIT AUTO SHOW

The car that could possibly be the next Holden Monaro made a stunning debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January. The Buick Avista concept is a sleek coupe with a twin turbo 3.0-litre V6 engine delivering 300kW of power….

DON’T MISS THE AADA STUDY TOUR TO NADA

Participants in the AADA Study Tour to the 2016 NADA Convention have a unique opportunity to spend some intimate time with some of the US industry’s biggest players. The AADA Study Tour to the NADA Convention is the official study…

NFDA SUMMER 2015 DEALER ATTITUDE SURVEY RESULTS REVEALED

UK-based organisation, the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA), has just released the findings of its latest Dealer Attitude Survey, conducted in July 2015. NFDA’s role is similar to AADA’s. It represents franchised car and commercial vehicle Dealers, lobbying for their…