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VADA Partners with RockED for Dealer Program

September 28, 2022

September 2022   The Virginia Automobile Dealers Association (VADA) has partnered with RockED to offer its innovative Growth Management platform to all VADA franchised automobile and truck dealers. VADA President

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EVs entering the mainstream — but will Virginia take the lead?

September 19, 2022

A Message from Don Hall September 2022 Leaders in any industry tend to believe our respective issues are some of the most pressing of the day, and we wonder sometimes

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Speaking of Adverse Action Notices….

September 14, 2022

Sept. 18, 2022 By Michael G. Charapp Charapp & Weiss LLP   Adverse action notices are not just for consumers denied credit. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) also requires

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Dealertrack: Protect revenue by eliminating costs

September 14, 2022

September 2022   Even the most routine vehicle sale requires the completion and submission of numerous forms. Postage and shipping charges to get the right documents into the hands of

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Mythbusters: A Dealer May Rely on an Adverse Action Notice Sent by a Finance Source

September 13, 2022

Sept. 18, 2022 By Michael G. Charapp Charapp & Weiss LLP   Some myths return on a delayed schedule like cicadas emerging every seven years. One we have seen resurrected

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When Can a Dealer Obtain a Credit Report on a Consumer Seeking Credit?

September 13, 2022

Sept. 18, 2022 By Michael G. Charapp Charapp & Weiss LLP   While we are discussing consumer reports, we should also take a moment to remind dealers of the circumstances

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California Decision Impacts on Virginia

August 29, 2022

August 29, 2022 The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is responsible for evaluating the emission control systems and setting mandates for zero-emissions new vehicles and engines in California. On August

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Myths & Misconceptions About the Revised FTC Safeguards Rule

August 17, 2022

August 2022 By Chris Cleveland, CFO andHao Nguyen, Esq., General Counsel ComplyAuto, VADA Program Partner Are you ready for the December 9, 2022 deadline? ComplyAuto offers a turnkey solution for

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New EV Tax Credits: The Details

August 17, 2022

Which EVs qualify for the tax credits? In order for EVs to qualify for the tax credit, final assembly of the vehicle must occur in North America. Dealers can enter

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