Automotive Satellite Television Network Coverage of Day One of the 1989 NADA Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana hosted by Gloria Jahn. Michael Jones with special report on convention and exhibit floor. Gloria speaks to Ron Tonkin, 1989 NADA President. Jim Caplinger, 1997 NADA President, talks about why the Time Magazine Quality Dealer Award is so important to dealers. Donald Petersen, Ford Chairman, talks about luxury cars and Bob Lutz, Chrysler Corporation President, talks about why manufacturers come to the convention. Frank McCarthy, NADA Executive Vice President talks about the upcoming year. Bill Bruce, Infiniti General Manager talks about their new models. Roger Smith, GM Chairman, talks about the convention and the new administration in Washington. Robert Stempel of General Motors talks about issues that confront dealers today. Allison Holt reports on the Time Magazine Quality Dealer of the Year Award winner, Lou Fusz of St. Louis, Missouri. Excerpts from the address by keynote speaker and Ford Chairman Donald Petersen and NADA President Jimmy Payton.
Visitors Television Network Program on Day Four of the NADA convention 1990 in Las Vegas, Nevada, hosted by Peter Hackes and Charlotte Nichols. Peter talks to Tom Green, Executive Director of Legislative Affairs about concerns for the upcoming year. Charlotte reports on the usefulness of the NADA Dealer Services Booth. Charlotte talks to Gary Fielding, Avanti Group about the coming year for Avanti. Charlotte interviews Richard O'Donnell, Vice President of about this year's winning advertisements. Harvey Lamb, Chairman of the Board of Subaru of America talks with Charlotte about Subaru's marketing and the new Legacy model. Vice President of General Motors, Jim Perkins speaks to Charlotte about the upcoming decade for GM. A report about the CAFE legislation. Charlotte reports on van conversions. Peter talks to Frank Lowney, Senior Vice President of Voyager about service agreements. Charlotte talks to Heinz Brechtal about his 25 years with Chrysler. Peter talks to Les Lamm, President of the Highway Users Association about a new program. Dealers talk about ideas they've seen at the show this year. Peter interviews Dave Humphries, President of RVIA (Recreational Vehicle Industry Association) about the status of the van conversion industry. A report on the Hall of Fame awards and interview with Robert Mallon, Chairman, Automobile Hall of Fame about the various awards.
Program begins with open by Gary Alexander, Director of Marketing Development, OIS and contains segments on: Marketing Support Tools with Howard Kearns, Director OIS Marketing Support includes "The Most Powerful Tool" commercial, excerpt from "A Day in the Life" cartoon, and "The V.I.P. System"; Selling the Benefits with Ellen Bristol, Pre Sales Analyst, New York District; Lastly, Trade shows and conferences.
Sperry Univac (sponsor), Remington Rand, Inc. (sponsor), Eckert, J. Presper (John Presper), 1919-1995 (associated name)
Depicts the progress of computing with ENIAC, BIMAC, UNIVAC including Nike Zuess and Athena military computers. New computer techniques and parts are shown. Also depicted are the LARC and UNIVAC III computers. Also mentioned are Ford instrument and Vickers. J. Presper Eckert explains the future of computers.
Visitors Television Network Program on Day One of the NADA convention 1990 in Las Vegas, Nevada, hosted by Peter Hackes and Charlotte Nichols. Interview with Charlie Foley, 1990 NADA President. A look at what's new at the convention and an interview with Stephen Pitt, NADA representative. Interview with Jimmy C. Payton, Immediate Past NADA President. A message from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority. Interview with Ron Tonkin, 1989 NADA President, on his past year and his outlook for the future. Piece on the Clean Air Bill and CAFE legislation, with dealers and auto manufacturers voicing their concern over regulations in the legislation. Interview with Hugh Quinn, Newspaper Advertising Bureau, about the type of advertising dealers are implementing.
National Automobile Dealers Association (sponsor), Harter, John (reporter), Kain, Jack (speaker), Abagnale, Frank W., 1948- (speaker)
NADA News coverage of NADA Convention in Orlando. Reports on General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, and BMW Dealer Franchise Meetings; NADA Century Award; NADA anti-title fraud legislation initiative in the wake of Hurricane Katrina; Bob Israel speech at NADA Washington Conference on automobile dealership resiliency after Hurrican Katrina; inspirational speaker Frank Abagnale; Capitol Insider: North Carolina Dealers visit Sen. Richard Burr; Exhibitor Spotlight: Carfax; Factory Focus: Hyundai featuring Mark Barnes, Vice President, National Sales Hyundai Motor America; International Affairs: interviews with foreign visitors to convention; Capitol Insider: West Virginia Dealers visit Rep. Shelley Moore Capito; Federal Issues: NADA Backs Elimination of Vicarious Liability Laws; Exhibitor Spotlight: eLEAD CRM; Dealership Operations in Motion: NADA 20 Mazda dealers meeting; Exhibitor Spotlight: AutoTrader; Legal & Regulatory Affairs in Motion: Federal Regulatory Outreach Pavilion at the convention; Dealer Attitude Survey as it relates to Chrysler; Exhibitor Spotlight: JM&A Group; Used Car Market report from Manheim Chief Economist Tom Webb; Dealership Operations in Motion: NADA 20 Group Dealer Academy; NADA Career Week event at Willis Chevrolet in Smyrna, Delaware; exhibition floor visitor interviews; Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) booth on exhibition floor; and NADA Charitable Foundation Hurricane Katrina relief efforts at convention.
National Automobile Dealers Association (sponsor), Schwarzkopf, H. Norman, 1934-2012 (speaker)
Closing session opens with music and slideshow on stage of NADA convention 1992 in Dallas, TX. Convention Chairman opens session and introduces 1991 NADA President, Frank Anderson, Jr. Anderson announces several awards and two video are shown. Anderson then hands gavel over to 1992 NADA President Richard Strauss. Strauss introduces executive committee and gives remarks. Speaker General H. Norman Schwarzkopf. Convention Chairman adjourns the session.
Historical footage of people working at ENIAC computer systems, close-ups of various computer parts. ENIAC was created at the University of Pennsylvania and was argued to be the first all electronic computer.