In Memoriam- Roy W. Sommerhalter (08/13/2015)
It is with deep sadness and a sense of loss that we report the passing of former NJ CAR Trustee Roy W. Sommerhalter. Roy, 79, was the founder and owner of Park Avenue Acura and Park Avenue BMW in ... more 
NJ CAR Partners With SpinCar To Provide Interactive WalkArounds That Can Boost Vehicle Sales (08/13/2015)
NJ CAR has recently partnered with SpinCar™, a company that offers an innovative software product that automatically stitches together standard interior and exterior vehicle photographs into an in ... more 
Be Aware Of Automatic Renewals In Third-Party Contracts (08/13/2015)
Dealerships have contracts with various third-party service providers. NJ CAR encourages dealers to review any contracts they have and note whether or not they contain an auto-renewal clause. So ... more 
Highway Bills Pass In Congress (08/13/2015)
The Senate passed a long-term highway bill (HR 22) on July 30, 2015, and then agreed to a House-passed three-month extension (HR 3236) to keep the Highway Trust Fund from running out of money. Th ... more 
Recalls Swamp U.S. Auto Dealerships (08/13/2015)
Auto dealerships across the country are scrambling to keep up with a record number of safety recalls, which hit nearly 64 million last year. The recalls impacted virtually every manufacturer, alt ... more 
Average Age of Vehicles On U.S. Roads Breaks Record (08/13/2015)
According to a recent survey by IHS Automotive, the average age of vehicles on the road in the U.S. is 11.5 years old. This represents a record average age and is primarily attributed to improved ... more 
Important Federal & State Advertising Issues Workshop (08/13/2015)
September 17, 2015 In Iselin, New Jersey NJ CAR will be hosting an Advertising Regulations Update Workshop on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at the Hotel Woodbridge at MetroPark (120 Wood Avenue Sout ... more 
Understanding The Nuts & Bolts Of Employment Law Seminar (08/13/2015)
September 24, 2015 In Newark, New Jersey Following several successful seminars earlier this Summer, NJ CAR will be hosting another Employment Law training seminar on September 24, 2015 at the offic ... more 
2015 New Jersey Auto Retailers Unite Campaign Update (08/13/2015)
The 2015 New Jersey Auto Retailers Unite Campaign has more than $200,000 since its launch on June 1, 2015 to help the thousands of children with cancer and blood disorders served by The Valerie Fu ... more 
NJ CAR Recognizes... (08/13/2015)
Benzel-Busch Motor Car Corp. (Englewood) was named among the finalists in New Jersey Monthly’s list of the State’s Most Generous Companies in the Medium Companies category. Not only does Benzel-B ... more 
U.S. Auto Sales Are Heading Higher (08/13/2015)
Forecasters at J.D. Power report that nearly 1.5 million vehicles were sold in July, an increase of about 3% compared to July 2014. Transaction prices are also trending higher. Consumer demand i ... more 
Utilize ALL NJ CAR Tools To Stay Informed (08/07/2015)
One of NJ CAR’s primary missions is to provide dealers (and their employees) with information that could impact the franchised, automotive retail industry in New Jersey. The Coalition also strive ... more 

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