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Jun 23, 2022

Bloomberg Intelligence's Kevin Tynan attended the VADA Annual Convention this week in Asheville, N.C. and spoke to dealers from both Virginia and Kentucky. He lays out the case for why declining volume and inventory isn't a result entirely of the pandemic. In fact, he says, it's "orchestrated by the manufacturer."

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May 18, 2022

"In my 20-plus years of doing this, this is the most dynamic time in the industry...theree are metrics and data points reading in ways I never thought I would see."

In advance of his appearance at VADA's 2022 Annual Convention, Bloomberg Senior Automotive Analyst Kevin Tynan talks about one of the most disruptive period...


May 13, 2022

A fun show for you today: Paul J Daly and Kyle Mountsier, the co-hosts of The Automotive Troublemaker podcast and co-founders of the Automotive State of the Union (ASOTU)

Paul and Kyle (along with their hip flat-brimmed hats and beards) will grace Virginia dealers in Asheville, N.C. at the VADA Annual Convention,...


May 10, 2022

Podcast Sponsored by ACV Auctions.

In Part 2 of Glenn Mercer's talk, we open the doors and walk outside the dealership and discuss connected cars, EVs, autonomous vehicles, ride-sharing, and more.

> Get Part 1 on Apple, Spotify, Google, or on the


May 5, 2022

Podcast Sponsored by ACV Auctions.

Automotive retail expert and industry analyst Glenn Mercer met with Virginia auto dealers virtually in April 2022 for a wide-ranging, in-depth discussion. In Part 1, Glenn covered "Inside" dealership topics such as volime, F&I, consolidation, and profitability.

Parts 2 and 3 (a Q&A)...