The Voice of Florida’s Automobile Dealers

Since 1920, the Florida Automobile Dealers Association has served, protected and advocated for the interests of new, franchised automobile and truck dealers in Florida.  How do we do this?

  1. Facilitate the exchange of ideas among members

  2. Provide information, technical assistance, education and products and services for members

  3. Encourage sound business policies and promote ethical standards

  4. Work with the Florida Legislature to promote legislation that enhances the automobile industry in Florida

  5. Represent dealers through liaison with all line make factories

  6. Promote a competitive marketplace for Florida consumers

  7. Work closely with the Florida agencies that regulate the automobile industry to ensure the fair treatment of members while maintaining the interests of consumers

  8. Work closely with the media and consumer groups to educate and enlighten the public on all automobile industry issues

  9. Work with other business and industry coalitions to promote and enhance Florida’s business climate

  10. Be a solid source of value-based communication to our members

Central Florida Auto Dealers Association
Evelyn Cardenas
(407) 708-2780
Serves dealers in Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Lake, Volusia and Brevard counties


Jacksonville Automobile Dealers Association
Linda Wester
(904) 215-9854
Serving dealers in Clay and Duval counties




Tampa New Auto Dealers Association
Robert McElheny
(813) 980-3673
Serving dealers in Hillsborough and Pasco counties


South Florida Automobile Dealers Association
Rick Baker
(305) 981-1448
Serving dealers from the Palm Beaches to the Keys