Newsletter + Article Archives

Everything You Need to Know to Be a Successful and Competitive Automotive Dealer in Virginia.

To submit a story, email us at teamvada@vada.com. To read President & CEO Don Hall's important monthly messages, click here.

To get our news delivered to your inbox each month, click here.

Capitol Briefs 2023 | Issue 4

February 6, 2023

At Crossover, a look at where dealer bills stand 2023 Session, Issue 4February 6, 2023 This week is the halfway point of the General Assembly and known as “Crossover,” when

Read More »

Capitol Briefs 2023 | Issue 3

January 30, 2023

As franchise bills move, a look at Tesla bill and other dealer issues 2023 Session, Issue 3January 30, 2023 The second full week of the General Assembly was busy as

Read More »

Swift success comes with strategy — and playing hard until we win

January 24, 2023

A Message from VADA President and CEO Don Hall January 2023 Speaking in the House of Delegates last week, Del. Bill Wiley of Winchester paused to recognize two longtime Virginia

Read More »

Capitol Briefs 2023 | Issue 2

January 23, 2023

Unanimous, bipartisan support for franchise bills Note: Both the House and Senate versions of VADA’s franchise protection bills passed the full chambers with unanimous support on January 25. We will

Read More »

Dealertrack: Work smarter in the New Year with Reg & Title Solutions

January 19, 2023

Jan. 19, 2023   Resolve to trim the waste with a suite of electronic solutions Oh, New Year resolutions. They come, they go, they’re forgotten a week later, or they

Read More »

Twenty-Three for ‘23

January 16, 2023

Jan. 16, 2023 By Michael G. Charapp Charapp & Weiss LLP   “Just let us sell cars” is a philosophy that many dealers share. As the world struggled to get

Read More »

Capitol Briefs 2023 | Issue 1

January 16, 2023

Start of session and introduction of VADA’s groundbreaking Franchise Protection Bills 2023 Session, Issue 1 January 16, 2023 Before we start, if you have not taken one minute to sign

Read More »

A Year-End Drive, A Short Break, And a Big ’23 Ahead

December 16, 2022

A Message from VADA President and CEO Don Hall December 2022 As we reach the holidays, as I have encouraged staff, my hope is that you will all take time

Read More »

The Independent Contractor Rule

December 15, 2022

Dec. 15, 2022 By Michael G. Charapp Charapp & Weiss LLP   Whether to characterize workers as employees or independent contractors has been highly politicized for some time. When Democrats

Read More »