Category: Profile

Crenno Signs Off

It is with regret and great sadness that we announce the cessation of the ‘Crenno’s Corner’ column, written by industry veteran John Crennan. John has been providing Automotive Dealer Magazine with quality content for about five years, informing and regaling…

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…

10 QUESTIONS FOR SUPERCARS CEO, JAMES WARBURTON

One of our nation’s most referenced expressions is that Australians are obsessed with sport. In considering such a theory there is no ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to Australia’s top sports. The categories vary somewhat in popularity, depending…

DESIGN DOESN’T HAPPEN BY MAGIC

Next time you look around and admire those gleaming new cars in your showroom, just remember they didn’t appear there by magic. They are the result of years of painstaking work by dedicated teams of product planners, engineers, market researchers,…

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…

INTRODUCING JAMES GOODWIN – NEW ANCAP CEO

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) announced James Goodwin as its new CEO in September. From our next edition James will contribute a regular article, but we thought you might like to get to know a little about the…

CARS, COMMUNITY AND CHARITY: THE BERIC LYNTON WAY

AADA has long advocated the need for Dealers to get involved in their communities, and few embrace this better than the team at Bruce Lynton Automotive Group, led by Dealer Principal, Beric Lynton. The company recently won the Motor Trades…