Alexandria, VA — October 1, 2018 — After months of uncertainty, the American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) today welcomed the news that the United States, Canada, and Mexico have all agreed to a revamped version of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), now known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The new treaty could be … [Read more...] about Auto Dealers Greet North American Free Trade Deal with Relief
Alexandria, VA — September 10, 2018 — The American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) today announced that Bob Carter, Executive Vice President of Sales at Toyota Motor North America, will provide keynote remarks during the association's 49th Annual Meeting and Luncheon on January 27, 2019 in San Francisco. During the meeting, AIADA's dealer members and other … [Read more...] about Toyota’s Bob Carter to Headline AIADA’s 49th Annual Meeting
Alexandria, VA — July 25, 2018 — The American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) today reacted to an announcement that the U.S. and the European Union reached an agreement to avoid the further escalation of trade tensions. President Donald Trump today met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and his top trade official Cecilia Malmström at the … [Read more...] about AIADA Responds to U.S.-EU Trade Announcement
Alexandria, VA — July 19, 2018 — Cody Lusk, the President and CEO of the American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA), today testified in support of the international auto retail industry during the U.S. Commerce Department's 232 National Security Investigation Hearing. His comments focused on the 577,000 jobs provided by America's 9,600 international … [Read more...] about AIADA’s Lusk Testifies at Commerce Department’s 232 National Security Investigation Hearing
President Trump’s recent tariffs on steel and aluminum imports have posed serious drawbacks for the automotive industry, particularly for car dealers. While the aim of this recent policy is to keep American jobs by adding taxes to goods imported from other countries, it could have a more detrimental effect. In fact, it could end up costing jobs and dropping sales … [Read more...] about What Are the Potential Impacts of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Dealers?