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Safe Travel For Kids

As Child Passenger Safety Month comes to an end, the GCADA would like to express thanks to our partners, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) and Evenflo, for their assistance promoting this important initiative.  We’re also thankful for the support of our dealer members, associate members, local fire departments, pediatrician offices, OB-GYN offices, and daycares […]

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Man gets stolen Jaguar XK-E back 46 years later

It really is the year for recovered stolen vehicles!   One man who probably thought he’d never see his 1967 Jaguar XK-E again, received a great surprise when U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents found the car at the Port of Los Angeles along with a slew of other stolen cars; the cars were sitting on […]

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Remember the Yugo?

Does anyone else remember the Yugo?  If so, you’re not alone!  Phil Dust, a 42 year old science teacher from Ipstones, England, is on a mission to redeem the notorious car.  Yugos became popular back in the 1980s; it was the cheapest car around, and they were seen as throwaways.  It was 1992, when the war broke […]

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Child Passenger Safety Information

September is Child Passenger Safety Month, and our Safe Travel For Kids!! Campaign is continuing to progress.  This initiative is of grave importance to the franchised dealers, because the Greater Cincinnati Automobile Dealers Association (GCADA), like the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) is committed to preserving and promoting personal freedom of mobility by supporting organizations […]

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Stolen 1964 Ford Thunderbird found 33 years later

If you reported a car stolen well over a decade ago, it may be your lucky year to be reunited with that long lost baby!  Gary Chartrand recently got a big surprise, when police called to tell him that they’d found his 1964 Ford Thunderbird, which had been reported stolen 33 years ago!  The car […]

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August auto sales up!

The month of August was a record reaching one in the U.S. for new-car sales.  “It was an improving economy, generous incentive spending and increased demand for trucks and sport-utilities that lifted the annualized selling pace to an eight-year high… Overall, industry sales rose to an annualized 17.5 million pace, according to researcher Autodate Corp., […]

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National Child Passenger Safety Month

For the second consecutive year, the GCADA has partnered with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) and Evenflo, to promote National Child Passenger Safety Month throughout the month of September.  This initiative is important to each organization, as making sure that children are buckled in an age and size appropriate car seat or booster seat, […]

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