Ciccolo, Ray (spk), National Automobile Dealers Association (spn)
Auto dealer Ray Ciccolo at podium at NADA convention 2011. Ciccolo recounts his early life and entry into the automobile dealership industry before speaking about the benefit of good will, charity, civic non-profit activity, and community outreach to marketing a dealership. Ciccolo discusses a number of organizations he is involved with including the Lexington Educational Foundation, Keys to Success program, Global Smile Foundation, Alliance for Children, Birthday Wishes, and a 5K to benefit Multiple Sclerosis charities. He also provides a list of suggestions for how dealerships can become involved in charity.
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Brief news clip reporting that the chief economist for NADA is predicting lower car sales for the coming year due largely to rising interest rates and possibility of General Motors and Ford downsizing dealerships. Aired on WXYZ-TV (ABC) Detroit: Action News Saturday 6:00-6:30 PM broadcast.
National Automobile Dealers Association (sponsor), Braley, Buzz (speaker), Wagoner, Rick, 1953- (speaker), McCarthy, Frank E. (speaker), Wells, Harold B. (speaker)
First day of NADA convention 2001 General Session in Las Vegas, Nevada. Begins with opening ceremony, marching band and Green Valley High School Cheerleaders and Miss Nevada Tiffanie Story singing the National Anthem. Hosted by Convention Chairman Buzz Braley. 2000 NADA Chairman Harold B. Wells interview and convention speech. Tribute and presentation of the International Freedom of Mobility Award to outgoing NADA president Frank McCarthy. Time Magazine Quality Dealer Award presentation to Martin NeSmith of Georgia. Featured speaker is G. Richard Wagoner, President & CEO of General Motors. Wagoner identifies two major areas of recent change in the automobile industry, global consolidation and the Internet, and he outlines improved communications and innovation as two vital components to ensure the continuing success of both manufacturers and dealers in a rapidly changing world.
NADA Chairman John McEleney introduces 2009 NADA Executive Committee followed by a speech about the automobile business in the wake of the 2008 recession including the credit crisis and a significant reduction in auto sales. Also discusses the role of auto dealers in the local economy and pending legislation related to the industry including fuel efficiency standards.
Hill, Michael (brd), Reyes, Liz (brd), Ostrom, Dawn (rpt), McNeil, Ed (ive), Kain, Jack (ive), Gamache, Larry (ive), American Broadcasting Company (prn)
Report on 2005 National Automobile Dealers Association convention in New Orleans and how NFL paid NADA to move the 2002 convention date. Initial segment provides brief overview of convention; clip of Ed McNeil from 2001, interview clips from NADA chairman Jack Kain and Larry Gamache from Carfax; details of 2002 convention move deal with National Football League to accommodate Super Bowl after attacks of September 11th, 2001 delayed season; praise for city of New Orleans from NADA attendees. Report ends with brief piece on ZAP Smart Cars.
National Automobile Dealers Association (sponsor), Rondinaro, Steve (reporter), Burdo, Michelle (reporter), Spiropoulos, John (reporter), Kelly, Mark E. (speaker)
NADA-TV news coverage of Day 3 of convention in Orlando. Reports on Dealer Franchise Meetings for Ford, Chevrolet, Chrysler; Inspirational Speaker: Captain Mark Kelly, astronaut and husband of Gabrielle Giffords; Time Dealer of the Year Award; Charity Auction held for NADA Charitable Foundation; Exibitor Spotlight: TD Auto Finance; Capitol Insider: New Hamphire and Delaware Dealers; Dealer Attitude Survey; Exibitor Spotlight: Allstate Dealer Services; Commercial Truck of the Year; American Truck Dealers speech by Bob Costello; Federal Issues: potential repeal of LIFO accounting method; Hurricane Sandy relief checks by NADA Charitable Foundation; Capitol Insider: North Dakota Dealers; Orlando convention Sights & Sounds.
NADA-TV reports on the effects of Hurricane Katrina on automobile dealers and their employees. Additional topics include legislative issues, insurance fraud, "title washing," flood & salvage vehicles, estate tax (death tax) repeal, bankruptcy reform, and USA Today Dealer Innovation Award.
National Automobile Dealers Association (sponsor), Rondinaro, Steve (reporter), Wade, Stephen (speaker), Marchionne, Sergio, 1952- (speaker), Treadway, Kyle (speaker), Daum, Martin (speaker)
Show 2, NADA-TV news coverage of 2012 convention in Las Vegas. Reports on results of Factory Image Programs study; NADA Chairman Stephen Wade's speech on Factory Image study; expo floor opening walk through with stops at Ford, Toyota, General Motors, and Chrysler exhibits; Time Dealer of the Year; Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne state of the industry speech; Capital Insider: Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Kelly meeting with NADA Government Affairs Committee; special report on NADA Charitable Foundation dealers financial incentive program to promote road safety; NADA University All-Stars; NADA Appraisal PRO; Capitol Insider: John Boehner at NADA Washington Conference; NADA Women Dealers Breakfast; 2012 Auto Sales Forecast; American Truck Dealers (ATD) convention; ATD Chairman Kyle Treadway on issues and opportunities facing truck dealers in today's economy; ATD Truck Dealer of the Year; Daimler Trucks North America CEO Martin Daum's speech; Grass Roots: Rep. Scott Tipton visits dealership at Glenwood Springs, Colorado; and NADA Charitable Foundation Wounded Veterans Initiative.
National Automobile Dealers Association (sponsor), Rondinaro, Steve (reporter), Spiropoulos, John (reporter), LaHood, Ray, 1945- (speaker)
NADA-TV coverage February 12 & 13, 2010 at Orlando convention (#1 Fri/Sat). Coverage begins with a convention welcome message by John McEleney, NADA chairman. Coverage includes an extended segment on NADA's response to the 2008 financial crisis, including a timeline of events through the end of 2009, details on NADA's preferred legislative and regulatory plan, the actions of regulatory and legislative team assembled by NADA, and temporary changes made to the Small Business Administration loan program. Also included are reports on automobile dealers' contribution to the 2010 Haiti earthquake relief efforts, the events leading up to the passing of the Automobile Dealer Economic Rights Restoration Act of 2009, and the success of the Cash 4 Clunkers program.
National Automobile Dealers Association (sponsor), Rondinaro, Steve (reporter), Brokaw, Tom (speaker), Sykora, Annette (speaker), Leno, Jay (speaker)
NADA-TV coverage 2008 San Francisco includes reports on new NADA chairman Annettte Sykora speech with focus on (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) CAFE standards; Toyota and Hyundai Dealer Franchise Meetings; Federal Regulatory Outreach pavilion at convention; NADA Boost for Safety campaign focusing on child safety seat inspections; International Affairs: international round table on global automotive sector; Capitol Insider: Sen. Richard Burr speaks at DEAC dinner; featured speaker Tom Brokaw; green initiatives and automobiles with greater fuel economy; Legal & Regulatory Affairs: NADA position on EPA rules concerning oil spill prevention plans; Career Month event at Washington D.C. Auto Show; NADA/EPA Energy Star initiative; Capitol Insider: Rep. Randy Kuhl speaks at Dealers Election Action Committee (DEAC) event; Dealership Operations in Motion: Group 20 meetings; video profile of NADA Chairman Annettte Sykora; Jay Leno encore presentation from convention general session.
National Automobile Dealers Association (spn), Field, Andy (rpt), Lutz, Wes (ive), Rolf, David (ive)
NADA-TV report on NADA's new product, the NADA 24 Survey at the 2005 NADA convention. The tool has the overall intention of improving customer retention. Interviews with Wes Lutz of Extreme Dodge in Jackson, Michigan; and David Rolf of Hawaii Automobile Dealers.
ASTN Coverage of Day Three of the 1989 NADA Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana hosted by Gloria Jahn. Michael Jones with special report on Yugo with an interview with dealer, Richard Lohr, an import tax for Land Rover, CAFE legislation, NADA 20 Groups with an interview with Bill Gourley. An interview with Richard Recchia, Executive Vice President, Mitsubishi, Charles Hughes, Range Rover President and C.R. "Dick" Brown, Executive Director, Daihatsu, about the chicken tax on vehicles. Allison Holt talks to David Humphreys about RVIA and conversion vans, President of Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA). Michael speaks to Chairman Martin, Brookfield Collections Guild, about collector model cars on display and how they're made. Allison talks to Jonathan Schwirtz form Cars for Children, Inc. who makes luxury cars for children. GM Sales Director, Dick Herdegen speaks about Techline and Michael reports on its exhibit at the convention. A report on the minority luncheon and the AIADA Meeting where Bob McElwaine announced his departure. 1988 NADA President, Jimmy C. Payton talks about the past year. Payton hands the gavel over to 1989 NADA President Ron Tonkin, Tonkin gives remarks about the year ahead.
Reports on NADA convention 2001 in Las Vegas, Nevada. E-Commerce and Technology segment with stories on TascaTalk, a realtime chat function used by Tasca Ford in Providence, RI, a webcam used by Bill Marsh Auto Mall in Travers City, MI and a dealer website that can change to Spanish with one click created by Brandon Ford in Tampa, Florida. Thomas Motors, Inc., a dealership in Portland, Oregon that utilizes the internet in auto selling. An interview with Patty Schneke, internet trainer and John Holt, CEO The Cobalt Group, on how to teach dealers to use the internet to sell. Report on the repeal of the Death Tax. Interview with Jim Press, CEO of Toyota Motor Sales, Inc. David Hyatt talks about NADA's website redesign. Lastly, a story on internet lead generators.