NEWS

June 21, 2021

Associate Member Spotlight

Moss Adams is a fully integrated professional services firm dedicated to assisting clients with growing, managing, and protecting prosperity. With over 300 professionals in Texas and more than 3,400 professionals across more than 25 locations, we work with many of the world’s most innovative companies and leaders. Our strength in the middle market enables […]
June 21, 2021

A Security Solution That Gives You Peace of Mind

Danner’s Security has been a leader in the automotive and commercial security solution business since 1939. With over 80 years of experience, Danner’s has helped commercial businesses, including car rental facilities and automotive dealerships like yours, find security solutions to fit their exact needs. Danner’s Security knows not all security solutions fit the same, […]
June 21, 2021

Signs of Normalcy

Roger Elswick, Community Honda, Kia and Toyota June 2021 Despite a severe inventory shortage affecting automakers and dealers nationwide, I believe we are beginning to see signs of normalcy. You could see it at the recent Houston Summer Auto Show. Automotive News reported that “normalcy was one of the biggest attractions” at the show […]
June 15, 2021

Houston Auto Market News Q1

Houston region’s total sales were up in the first quarter 2021 compared to Q4 2020. Read a full market report here:
January 27, 2021

Associate Member Spotlight

Common Metal Roof Problems to Watch For   Nice, clean (and dry!) showrooms help to sell cars. It seems that just about every Auto Dealership has one or more buildings with an exposed fastener metal roof system. It could be the body shop, parts building, repair shop, or showroom and offices. This style of […]
January 27, 2021

Everyone’s Job

By. Ritch Wheeler, Vice President of Training One of the common questions I get from dealer partners is, “Do I need a digital retailing department?”  Every time I hear that question it makes me think of Carl Sewell. I once read an article in which Carl Sewell was asked about a customer service department. […]
January 27, 2021

HADA Today Chairman’s Report

Keep Your Foot on the Gas By. Roger Elswick I would like to begin as your HADA Chairman with a big thanks to Houston area dealers for allowing me this high honor. I pledge, as I did as your South Texas NADA Director, to do the absolute best job I can to represent all […]
January 27, 2021

Houston Auto Market News

Houston Auto Market News is prepared for HADA by InfoNation, Inc. from data and analysis published in its monthly TexAutoFacts Report. This Forth Quarter Report takes a look at 2020 sales in the Houston region based on title transactions recorded by the Texas DMV.
November 16, 2020

Auto Tech Students Adapt to the New Normal

In March 2020 school and education as we know it changed. Classes were blasted into a trajectory that may never return to what they once were. Specifically, automotive technology courses were completely overhauled. From the hands-on skills sector to the classroom lecture some students will not get the full automotive technology experience that their […]
November 16, 2020

Houston Auto Show Postponed but Marketing Power Not Forgotten

More than half of attendees to the Houston Auto Show expressed intent to purchase a new vehicle within six months of attending the event, per five years of private surveys taken by visitors exiting the show. Additionally, those attendees were influenced by brands participating in the Houston Auto Show and 80 percent rated the […]
November 16, 2020

Associate Member Spotlight

Trivium Real Estate Advisors is one of HADA’s newest Associate Members. Help us welcome this Houston company, committed to seeing the region’s economic growth continue from the importance of HADA members. What they do:They serve HADA Members by providing Owners Representative services for large and small Capital Improvement and new ground-up Real Estate Development […]
November 16, 2020

Looking Ahead and Finding the Silverlining

Regardless of who you voted for in this election, I think we all look forward to a time when politics takes up less oxygen in the room. I know we still face some issues, but this too will pass and allow dealers to focus on business operations and opportunities, which are looking up. Though […]