Deborah M. Hopkins (pro), Marc H. Stertz (pro), William Price (pro), National Automobile Dealers Association (sponsor), Rondinaro, Steve (reporter), Willey, Dale (speaker)
NADA-TV reports on events, speeches, exhibits and meetings for Friday and Saturday, February 8 and 9, of convention 2008. Begins with welcome message from 2007 NADA Chairman, Dale Willey. Includes reports on Issues in Congress: (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) CAFE and climate change; Lifeline to Profits workshops; NADA Boost for Safety campaign child seat inspection events; Public Affairs in Motion: The modern car-buying experience insert in Time Magazine; Capitol Insider: Delaware dealers visit Delaware senators during NADA Washington Conference; Car of the Year Award awarded to Chevy Malibu at the Detroit Auto Show; GM addresses dealer profitability issues; Turbo-Charged Seminars: nightly audit reports; NADA Town Hall Meetings; NADA honored by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star program for its leadership in increasing dealership energy efficiency; Industry Relations in Motion: interviews with executives from GM, Ford, and Toyota at Detroit Auto Show and Dealer Attitude Survey presentation at Chrysler; Legal & Regulatory Affairs: EPA standards to reduce air pollutants; DEAC (Dealers Election Action Committee) events in 2007; Capitol Insider: Kansas dealers meet with representatives during NADA Washington Conference; Toyota at Detroit Auto Show; DSP (Dealer System Providers) Survey; Legal and Regulatory Affairs: adverse action notices, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act; USA Today Dealer Innovation Award; Capitol Insider: Alaska Dealers meet with representatives; Ford at the Detroit Auto Show; and Toyota of New Orleans and Dealer Troy Duhon's recovery after Hurricane Katrina.
Deborah M. Hopkins (pro), Marc H. Stertz (pro), William Price (pro), National Automobile Dealers Association (sponsor), Rondinaro, Steve (reporter), Willey, Dale (speaker), Leno, Jay (speaker), Wagoner, Rick, 1953- (speaker)
NADA-TV reports on events, speeches, exhibits and meetings for Sunday, February 10 of convention 2008. Includes reports on convention kick-off featuring interviews with industry executives at the convention; exhibition overview; annual industry relations luncheon with dealers and manufacturers with focus on 2008 economic outlook and dealer profitability; 2007 NADA chairman Dale Willey's address on the state of the industry; General Motors CEO Rick Wagoner keynote speech on the challenges facing the industry, including dealership consolidation; Time Magazine Dealer of the Year award; Women Dealer's Breakfast featured speaker Connie Podesta; Exhibitor Spotlight: Federated Insurance; Issues in Congress: Total Loss Disclosure; Jay Leno performs at NADA convention; Exhibitor Spotlight: Manheim used car services; Legal and Regulatory Affairs: The Fact Act and Identity Theft; Chrysler Dodge Ram truck at Detroit Auto Show; Exhibitor Spotlight: cars.com; NADA Energy Stewardship Initiative and EPA Energy Star Program; Capitol Insider: Metro, Cleveland NADA Director, Tom Ganley, meeting with Sen. George Voinovich, co-chairman of Senate Auto Caucus, and Ohio NADA Director Chuck Eddy involvement; Cadillac at Detroit Auto Show; Legal & Regulatory Affairs: New Tire Placarding Rules; and Capitol Insider: North Carolina Dealers with NADA Director David Westcott.
National Automobile Dealers Association (sponsor), Rondinaro, Steve (reporter), Krafcik, John F. (speaker), Mercer, G. (Glenn) (speaker), Welch, Peter (speaker), Underriner, William (speaker), Clarke, Troy (speaker), Moore Capito, Shelly (speaker)
NADA-TV news coverage of Day 2 of convention in Orlando. Updates on second Facility Image Upgrade Report and consultant Glenn Mercer news conference; NADA Chairman Bill Underriner speech on facility image upgrades; Hyundai President & CEO John Krafcik industry update speech; stair step incentives programs; Time Dealer of the Year; expo floor opening walk through with updates from Ford, GM, and Toyota; Capitol Insider: Iowa Dealers; presidential campaign stop at Martins Ferry, Ohio Chevrolet dealership; new NADA president Peter Welch; Dealer Attitude Survey; Economic Outlook 2013; NADA Charitable Foundation Hurricane Sandy relief; American Truck Dealers (ATD) Truck Dealer of the Year; ATD Chairman Richard Witcher on challenges ahead in truck business; Industry Message from Troy Clarke of Navistar; Dealership of the Future; Energy Efficiency at Headquarter Honda dealership; Capitol Insider: Rep. Shelly Moore Capito; NADA Women Dealers Breakfast; Child Passenger Safety Initiative child safety seat checks; NADA J.D. Power Western Automotive Conference; Orlando convention Sights & Sounds.