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Virginia Dealership Fast Facts

There are currently 490 franchised new car & truck dealerships in Virginia.

VADA represents all franchised new-car and -truck dealerships in Virginia.250_info

VADA was founded in 1943 by Virginia’s franchised new-car and truck dealers.

In addition to representing Virginia’s dealers in legislative, regulatory and legal matters, VADA also has the largest full-service insurance agency for automobile dealers in the Commonwealth.  VADA has been meeting the insurance needs of Virginia dealers since our creation in 1943.

*Information as of September 1, 2010.

We are your resource for the automotive industry in Virginia

The automotive retailing industry in Virginia is critical to The Commonwealth’s economy and the well-being of Virginia’s communities.  Virginia’s hometown new car and truck dealers produce more than 20% of all retail sales in Virginia and employ more than 38,000 Virginians.250_info3

The automobile industry is responsible for 1 in 9 jobs nationwide including vehicle manufacturing and assembly, parts production, shipping, advertising, banking and finance, and much more!

If you don’t find the information you are looking for on our website contact Team VADA’s Office of Public Affairs at (804) 545-3024 or