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Hudson Cook examines “valueless warranty case By Thomas B. Hudson Last month, we reported that a Pennsylvania Honda dealership reached a settlement that includes restitution for consumers who bought what Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro described as a “valueless” warranty product. According to the AG’s press release, consumers paid about $1,000 on average for these […]

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Voice of the Dealer and Professionally Pink programs forward our GCADA professional development initiatives

The Greater Cincinnati Auto Dealers Assoc.(GCADA) presented its Professionally Pink: Women Impacting the Automotive Industry and Voice of the Dealer luncheon professional development programs at the Cooper Creek Event Center in Blue Ash, Ohio Oct. 17.    More than 40 Professionally Pink guests listened to perspectives from Facebook Head of Industry, Automotive, Kim Stonehouse, Michelle Primm, […]

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CPR Manikin Program extends to Oxford, Ohio with Fire Department donation

Our CPR Manikin Program continued last week with a four-manikin donation to the Oxford, Ohio Fire Department at Northgate Chrysler Jeep Dodge with Pete and Andy Pannier, GCADA’s Charlie Howard and Oxford, Ohio Fire Department Captain Chris Johns.   “We were awarded four manikins we’ll be able to use for the community CPR classes we […]

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Winning with online reviews

By George Nenni What is the most popular search term for a car dealership? Its name, of course! What happens 100 percent of the time a person performs a Google search for a dealership name? The dealership’s Google My Business (GMB) listing displays front and center, along with the dealership’s online reputation star-rating. GMB listings […]

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Fiehrer Buick-GMC, Ohio Valley GTO Association September Show to Benefit Charities

Fiehrer Buick-GMC will welcome an Ohio Valley GTO Association car show open to all makes and models that will benefit three Greater Cincinnati charities Saturday, Sept. 1 at the Hamilton dealership.

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Hot Air Balloons, Fireworks, Biplanes and a Car Show at The Ohio Challenge

On July 19 and 20, thousands will be in attendance in Middletown for The Ohio Challenge, Greater Cincinnati’s annual hot air balloon festival. This is the events 17th year, and takes over 300 volunteers to put on. Among the sponsors for the event are our friends at Middletown Ford. Up to 25 hot air balloons […]

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New Study From Cincinnati’s Swapalease.com Compares the Cost of Ridesharing and Leasing a Vehicle

Many have predicted that ridesharing platforms, such as Uber and Lyft, might in the near future come to replace the private vehicle as the primary mode of personal transportation. One of the main arguments used to back these claims are the expenses users could avoid by ditching their car. Without parking, fuel, insurance and maintenance, […]

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Florence Fire EMS Receives CPR Manikin at Airport Ford

On Wednesday, June 12, GCADA presented Florence Fire & EMS with a CPR training manikin at our member dealership Airport Ford. General Manager Tom Brinker and GCADA EVP Charlie Howard presented the manikin to Florence Firefighters as part of the Association’s month-long focus on CPR & AED Awareness. Florence will train Firefighters on the CPR […]

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Auto Dealers Pledge $2,000 a Year to Maintain Dragonfly Firetruck

Stonelick Township, OH: On Monday, May 6, the Greater Cincinnati Automobile Dealers Association (GCADA) presented $2,000 to the Stonelick Township Firefighters Association for the maintenance of the Dragonfly Firetruck. The yellow firetruck is maintained by the firefighters of Stonelick Township and used to help raise funds and awareness for the Dragonfly Foundation, which supports support […]

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April is National Donate Life Month

April is National Donate Life Month and we are doing our part to encourage everyone in the Greater Cincinnati area to become an organ donor. Becoming an organ donor is simple—registering will take you less than a minute! You can register your decision to be an organ, eye and tissue donor at RegisterMe.org or in […]

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