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Even In Cool Weather, Your Car Gets Hot!

On a mild 60-degree day, the temperature inside of a vehicle can rise 19 degrees in a matter of just 10 minutes. The temperatures will continue to rise and can become a very dangerous climate for children. According to safekids.org, since 1998, more than 740 children have died from heatstroke while unattended in hot cars. […]

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CPR Saves the Day for Cincinnati Family on Vacation

A sudden cardiac arrest can happen at any time, anywhere. When it does, having someone on hand to administer CPR can make all the difference. One Cincinnati family experienced this firsthand when 12-year old Jalen Ventus was on vacation in Disney World. Jalen went underwater and didn’t come back up. Thankfully, his 22-year old brother […]

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Senior Promise 2018

In this day in age, the amount of distractions one can encounter while driving are endless. From texting and driving, loud music, difficult driving conditions and impaired driving; all of these can lead to fatal car accidents. While some of these distractions are outside of our control, driving impaired is not one of them. Decreasing […]

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April is National Donate Life Month- Make Sure You’re Registered!

In their first four home games, the Cincinnati Reds drew over 100,000 attendees to Great American Ball Park. Those are great crowds, but still not as many people as the number of patients on the national transplant waiting list! Over 115,000 men, women and children await lifesaving organ transplants. April is National Donate Life Month […]

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A Rookie’s Take on the Cincinnati Auto Expo

At extreme ends of the spectrum you can find people who eat, sleep and breathe all things automotive, and those who don’t know a lick about cars in general. Until recently, I fell under the category of those who don’t know a lick. To illustrate, I’ve learned that there is a difference between a model, […]

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But Where Does the Buyer’s Guide Go?

By Adam Todd Following the FTC’s amendments to the Used Car rule in November 2016, an abundance of questions have plagued automobile dealers concerning compliance with the rule. One of the most common questions has been how to properly display the Buyer’s Guide containing details such as the vehicle information and available warranties. The guide […]

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Notice of Death – Edward P. “Ace” Ammann

  Our dear colleague and friend passed away Tuesday evening, February 27 while in Florida. He was preparing for heart surgery scheduled for later in the week when he suffered a stroke. Although he was away from his home here in Cincinnati, he was with his family and close friends at the time of his […]

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The Reality of EVs

By Peter Welch, NADA, President & CEO This is an incredibly exciting time to be in the transportation industry. New cars and trucks are safer and more efficient than ever. Automakers are introducing new technologies every day and will be deploying scores of new models with technologically advanced drivetrains and other features in the coming years. […]

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Auto Dealers Raise $60,000 for Cincinnati Children’s at this Year’s Auto Expo

The annual charity gala held at the opening night of the Cincinnati Auto Expo raised $60,000 for the child passenger safety program at Cincinnati Children’s. The 2018 REV IT UP!! Sneak Peek VIP Party was the 25th such event, organized by the Greater Cincinnati Automobile Dealers Associated and sponsored by the Enquirer. This year’s party […]

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Greater Cincinnati Auto Dealerships Generated an Estimated $4.58 Billion in Sales Last Year

Greater Cincinnati franchised new motor vehicle retailers accounted for nearly 160,000 new and used cars sold in the region in 2017, contributing $4.58 billion in retail sales and $234 million in sales tax generated into the local economy, according to a new study conducted by the Greater Cincinnati Automobile Dealers Association (GCADA). The industry’s economic […]

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