The official podcast of the Kentucky Automobile Dealers Association. Representing Kentucky's automobile dealers since 1938.
2024 Industry Outlook with Kevin Tynan
We recently sat down with one of our podcast favorites, Kevin Tynan of Bloomberg Intelligence, for a special episode filmed live at our ATAE Communications & Public Relations Meeting in Louisville.
Listen in as Kevin chats about what he learned at the recent SEMA and AAPEX shows in Vegas. The Specialty Equipment Manufacturer’s Association Show (SEMA) and the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) bring together the global community of auto parts & technology suppliers, distributors, and retailers. He shares his insights about what's going on/trending this very minute in automotive.
As EVs continue to make headlines, he's talking EV mandates and demand/profit, as well as the potential shift to hybrids and plug-ins. He's also emphasizing the massive market for trucks and consumer demand for customization.
Make sure you tune in as he also talks about the trending focus on software packages/systems.
2023 District Meetings with KADA Chairman Joe Cummins
We recently sat down with KADA Chairman Joe Cummins of Don Franklin Auto Group to briefly chat about our upcoming District Meetings.
Listen to hear why it's so important to attend and make personal connections with your legislators. These meetings are also an opportunity to understand what issues are affecting our industry, learn more about the association, and engage with your fellow dealers.
The UAW Strike & EV Discussion with Kevin Tynan
We recently sat down with Kevin Tynan of Bloomberg Intelligence to talk about the United Auto Workers Strike. Listen to hear what Kevin thinks about where the strike stands, where it's going and how it is going to affect our industry and your business. We're talking inventory, supply chain, EVs, wages and more.
Introducing Digital Air Strike
We recently sat down with Scott Pechstein, SVP of Business Development at Digital Air Strike, a new KADA Preferred Partner.
Digital Air Strike provides digital marketing, reputation management, AI chat, and patented lead response technology solutions that enable dealers to attract, convert, and retain more customers.
Listen as we chat about all the capabilities that Digital Air Strike can offer your dealership, filling in the gaps left by COVID, co-op dollars, processes and more.
Electronic Titling & Registration - What's on the Horizon
We recently sat down with Dave Spencer and Doug Pillow of Vitu, and LT Slater of CHAMPtitles.
Together, they comprise the team that is working to bring electronic titling and registration to the dealers of Kentucky.
Vitu is an expert in electronic titling and registration nationwide, and it is their interface dealers will use at the dealership. CHAMPtitles is a software development company that is working directly with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to ensure all dealer information is transferred correctly. Through their partnership, these seamless electronic transactions will be possible.
Listen as we chat about what this entire process looks like now, where it's headed, and what this means for you at your dealership.
Get ready for our 2023 KADA Convention!
We sat down to chat about everything you can expect at our 76th Annual Convention at The Greenbrier, coming up in less than two weeks! We talk agenda, speakers, our 85th birthday party and more. Tune in to make sure you're ready for all the fun that's ahead!