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DRIVING VIRGINIA SINCE 1943

We empower the business of the Commonwealth's franchised new car and truck dealers.

FEATURED NEWS

FEATURE NEWS

Report: Virginia dealers contribute $1.77 billion to state tax base

December 3, 2023

A new study highlights the impact of the Commonwealth’s retail automotive industry.

NEWS

Issue Monitor: Amazon and Hyundai’s sales and data partnership

November 24, 2023

An initial look and analysis of the Hyundai-Amazon partnership, and what it means for dealers.

With elections over, dealers have an obligation: Educate and support.

November 9, 2023

Don Hall discusses the importance of reaching across the aisle and taking a bi-partisan approach to ensuring our elected officials understand the ideals and values of the franchise system.

Six Characteristics of the Modern Automotive Worker

November 9, 2023

A profile of this economy’s most in-demand employees — the automotive worker — and why we’re all struggling to find and retain them

UPCOMING EVENTS

Rolling Virginia’s Economy Forward with
a $2.5 Billion Industry.

Automobiles are a big business in Virginia. More than 400 new vehicle dealerships offer high-quality jobs, create new tax revenue, and support the communities we serve.

Jobs

61,000 Jobs

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$2.3 Billion Payroll

Payroll

$1.2 Billion Annual state sales tax

Our Valued Partners

VADA’s official Partner Programs provide products and services at members-only competitive pricing. Partners also help us maintain low dues and offer exceptional training and education opportunities. When you buy from a partner, it’s like buying from yourself!

Benefits & InsuranceIntegrum Advisors

Integrum Advisors is a full service insurance brokerage firm offering group health insurance, voluntary insurance, enrollment services and consulting.

Registration & Titling SystemDealerTrack Technologies

The only registration and titling company endorsed by VADA, Dealertrack offers a cutting edge web-based solution developed with input from dealerships across the Commonwealth.

F&I Products & ServicesZurich N.A.

Increase product penetration and customer satisfaction. Zurich F&I helps dealers build relationships with their customers and increase product sales.

Service Department Products & ProgramsMOC Mid Atlantic

Providing new car dealers the ability to buy necessary products, tools and equipment at manufacturer direct pricing, but also receive unprecedented local and regional service…

Forms & DocumentsReynolds & Reynolds

Promote your business, reduce compliance risk, manage data, and keep your office inventory stocked.

Retail Warranty Parts & Labor ReimbursementArmatus

The industry’s only fully outsourced retail warranty parts and labor reimbursement submission service.

Management ConsultantsSESCO

Management consulting, human resource management, and labor relations.

Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging StationsFreeWire Technologies

FreeWire Technologies offers ultrafast, battery-integrated electric vehicle (EV) chargers to franchised new car and truck dealerships across the Commonwealth.

Office Products & SuppliesW.B. Mason

One source for all dealer department supply needs.

Uniforms, Mats, SuppliesCintas

Supplying corporate identity uniform programs, entrance and logo mats, restroom supplies, promotional products, first aid, safety, and fire protection products and services.

Hiring and TalentHireology

A hiring and talent management platform to address all human capital needs, helping businesses build their best team — saving time, reducing expenses and driving…

CRM SoftwareVinSolutions

Products to integrate dealership systems, processes, and tools to deliver a single view of the customer across the business. OEM certified by every major manufacturer.

Online AuctionsACV Auctions

Investing in game-changing technologies and world class people to improve the wholesale process for all dealers.

Dealership ComplianceComplyAuto

Cloud-based software to help dealerships enhance their compliance capabilities while becoming more efficient and cost-effective.  

Customer Engagement and ExperienceDigital Air Strike

A pioneer in digital response, social media marketing technology, and online reputation management solutions to monitor, respond, improve, and convert more consumers into customers.

Credit Card ProcessingDealer Merchant Services

Allows dealers to take advantage of federal law to greatly diminish their expenses with credit card processing fees, typically between 75% – 95%.

Financial LiteracySqwire

A financial wellness program committed to equipping and empowering its users to effectively protect their lives, their legacy, and their loved ones.

Mobile LearningRockED

A mobile learning platform allowing for anytime learning. Lessons are based on competencies and include highly relevant, industry-specific audio-visual content delivered by industry leaders.

Antitrust Claim FilingDCAP Claims

Makes antitrust claim filing easy for businesses, navigating the complexities of the process and maximizing claim refunds for its clients.

Vehicle Sales ReportingCross-Sell

Directly from state registrations, Cross-Sell Interactive® vehicle data provides insight into customized local markets to help dealerships and dealer partners create strategies for increased market share.

A Model For State And National Dealer Advocacy.

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Without question, VADA is one of the most influential and successful political advocacy groups in Virginia. Our Political Action Committee backs pro-dealer and pro-business candidates to reinforce our message with legislators and demonstrate our industry's value.

EXPLORE

VADA Education Foundation

The VADA Charitable Education Foundation supports education, safety, and research focused on motor vehicles in Virginia. In addition, we fund academic and trade scholarships for Virginians with an interest in pursuing automotive careers, such as motor vehicle technicians or dealership leadership roles.

The Franchise System: The Foundation of Automotive Retail.

New to the retail automotive franchise system? Meet some of the faces of Virginia’s dealer body who outline why the franchise system ensures consumers are protected and get the best experience possible. Need more info? Visit our Franchise System 101 page, and hear directly from our dealers in our video.

Strengthening communities in every corner of the Commonwealth.

While we are a statewide association of automobile dealers, we operate regional associations that bring dealers together to grow their companies and support their communities.