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.
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.
Cheney, Dick (spk), National Automobile Dealers Association (sponsor)
NADA President Phil Brady introduces Vice President Dick Cheney who discusses automobile industry and dealers as well as governments role in encouraging economic growth. In addition, he discusses America's role in fighting terrorism.
National Automobile Dealers Association (sponsor), Lott, Trent, 1941- (speaker), Stearns, Cliff, 1941- (speaker), Campbell, John B. T., 1955- (speaker), Green, Gene (Raymond Eugene), 1947- (speaker), Rush, Bobby L., 1946- (speaker), Davis, Scottie (speaker)
Depicts cars after Hurricane Katrina. Members of Congress look at flood damaged vehicles. Various congressmen speak on subject. Speaking in video: Sen. Trent Lott, R-Mississippi, Rep. John Campbell, R-California, Rep. Gene Green, D-Texas, Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Florida, Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Illinois, Scottie Davis, President Virginia Automotive Recyclers Association.
Tape 1 of 2 tapes covering the opening day of the NADA Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 10, 1996. Video includes: Patriotic video about America with voiceover; NADA Director from New York delivers an invocation; NADA Convention chairman delivers opening remarks; a video profile of Edwards Chevrolet in Birmingham Alabama and a speech from 1995 NADA president Leon Edwards discusses the state of the auto industry with a focus on the relationship between auto manufacturers and dealers; Dealer Election Action Committee President Richard Strauss discusses political action by automobile dealers during 1995; presentation to the Time Magazine Dealer of the Year Award; tape cuts off in the middle of an introduction for Alexander Trotman.
National Automobile Dealers Association (sponsor), Rondinaro, Steve (reporter), Westcott, David (speaker), Snow, Dennis (Business consultant) (speaker), Gates, Robert Michael, 1943- (speaker), Roby, Martha (speaker)
NADA-TV news coverage of Day 4 of convention in Orlando. Reports on Toyota and Hyundai Dealer Franchise meetings, incoming NADA Chairman David Westcott, closing speech on leadership by former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, Capitol Insider: Next Generation Dealers (speech by U.S. Representative Martha Roby), Vehicle Financing (NADA and American Financial Services Association (AFSA) meeting concerning new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regulations), American Truck Dealers convention and expo with speech on customers by former Disney executive Dennis Snow, and Orlando convention Sights & Sounds.
Tom Green, COO of NADA, and Phil Brady, President of NADA discuss legislation in the United States Congress related to automobile sales and automobile dealers. Particular topics include voluntary arbitration legislation and issues related to consumer taxation and franchise laws. Speakers provide guidance on speaking with congress members about topics and issues.
Various NADA-TV reports from 2008: USA Today Dealer Innovation Award; Industry Relations Symposium; Babson College, Dealer Executive Education; Grass Roots: Congressman visits dealership (Ray Ciccolo in Boston, Massachusetts); Convention Committee visits New Orleans; Capital Insider: Representative Vern Buchanan (NADA Government Relations Committee); Capital Insider: Representative Joe Donnelly; Capital Insider: Representative Mike Rogers; Career Month (Tulley Dealership, Nashua, New Hampshire); Green Checkup Announcement (News conference in Denver, Colorado); Texas Child Passenger Safety Inspection; Detroit Auto Press Speech (Consumer credit, economic recession); Lusher Charter School (New Orleans, NADA Charitable Foundation, Drew Brees); SeeMore's Playhouse (child passenger safety initiatives); Dealer Academy Graduation (Burns Chevrolet, Rock Hill, South Carolina); Dealer Academy Graduation (Jeremy Morris, Danville, Illinois); Dealer Academy Graduation (Melanie Lee, Kia AutoSport, Tallahassee, Florida); Dealer Academy Graduation (Sidney-Anthony McPhee, Jackson, Tennessee); Capitol Insider: Representative Adam Putnam; Political Involvement: Senator John Ensign (NADA Legislative Conference); Dealers Election Action Committee: Senator John Kyl; Issues in Congress: Total Loss Disclosure (Hurrican Ike, flood damage); Grass Roots: Members of Congress Visit Dealerships (McEleney Cherolet, Iowa City, Iowa); NADA Crisis Response (support for economic rescue plan)