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The Florida Automobile Dealers Association represents Florida’s new car and truck franchised dealers, a $77.4 billion dollar industry.

Regulatory Alerts

Texting Customers? Know the rules please!

According to a recent JD Power study, when dealers text their customers, customer satisfaction increases. Dealers using text messages are getting ahead of most of their competitors and are creating more satisfied customers. Luxury dealers use email and text messaging...

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Dealer Advertising – The game must change

Not since 2004 has there been any real activity by Florida’s regulatory agencies regarding how dealers advertise on websites, in print and in various media.  However, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)has been active nationally and in Florida. As we have...

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Using Credit Reports on Employees or Candidates

The Fair Credit Reporting Act is not just about risk based pricing, it also has new requirements for employers who might use credit reports in the employment process. New requirements went into effect September 21, for dealers in their role as employers. If a dealer...

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