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NADA Task Force to Tackle Facilities Programs, 2-Tier Pricing
Chrysler Quality Chief Targets Defects
America, Start Your Natural-Gas Engines
Nissan Sees Leaf Sales Doubling as Factory Begins Production
Editorial: NADA's Numbers Contain Some Good News for Dealers
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NADA Task Force to Tackle Facilities Programs, 2-Tier Pricing

A new National Automobile Dealers Association task force will push for changes in manufacturers' facility renovation programs and incentives that lead to perceived two-tier pricing. One likely outcome: NADA leaders will take a more forceful position with automakers on those hot-button issues, NADA Chairman Bill Underriner said.
Source: Automotive News

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Chrysler Quality Chief Targets Defects

Chrysler's quality will face another test Wednesday when J.D. Power releases its annual initial quality study. Last year, Chrysler's Dodge brand finished last among all brands, and all Chrysler brands were below the industry average. While Chrysler's quality chief Doug Betts declined to provide any predictions for Dodge or other Chrysler brands for this year's study, it is reasonable to expect that scores for its brands will improve.
Source: Detroit Free Press

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America, Start Your Natural-Gas Engines

America has a wealth of natural gas in the ground. So, how do we get it into our cars? The recent deluge of low-cost shale gas is already changing the way the country runs. Electric utilities are turning to gas to power their turbines, and chemical companies that rely on the fuel are coming back to the U.S. after years of investing overseas. But the holy grail is transportation.
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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Nissan Sees Leaf Sales Doubling as Factory Begins Production

Nissan Motor Co., Japan’s second-largest carmaker, will overcome a slowdown in deliveries of its all-electric Leaf vehicle, doubling U.S. sales to 20,000 during its current fiscal year, the vice chairman of its U.S. unit said. A new plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, will be ready to make the cars in December, helping boost supply before the fiscal year ends in March, Nissan’s Bill Krueger said in an interview [June 16] in Los Cabos, Mexico, where he was visiting for the B-20 business summit.
Source: Bloomberg

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Editorial: NADA's Numbers Contain Some Good News for Dealers

Click here for editorial comment from Automotive News on NADA Data State-of-the-Industry report.

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The NADA Story

The NADA story began in 1917 when 30 auto dealers traveled to the nation’s capital to convince Congress not to impose a luxury tax on the automobile. They successfully argued that the automobile is a necessity of American life, not a luxury. From that experience was born the National Automobile Dealers Association. Today, NADA represents nearly 16,000 new-car and -truck dealerships with 32,500 franchises, both domestic and international. For more information, visit www.nada.org.

 
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"We want these programs to be flexible and to be fair and to benefit all dealers in the same way."

   
-- NADA Chairman Bill Underriner, referring to manufacturers' facility renovation programs and incentives that lead to perceived two-tier pricing, Automotive News, June 18




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