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You’ll Never Have To Sit Through Such Again

August 20th, 2020 by

You’ll Never Have To Sit Through Such Again By: John Hill   “I promise I will never have you folks sit through another presentation like yesterday…………….I deeply apologize”. Those were the words spoken to us by our events organizer. We were in Savannah, Georgia just a few years ago where over ninety progressive thinking shop […]

Despite Pandemic, Federal Cash for Clunkers-Style Bailout Unlikely

August 12th, 2020 by

Despite Pandemic, Federal Cash for Clunkers-Style Bailout Unlikely One of the things that has helped the industry is that, in contrast to what occurred during the early days of the Great Recession, “credit has not dried up,” noted Jim Houston, Power’s managing director of auto financing. That said, there have been major changes in the way […]

SEMA Show Cancelled for 2020

August 11th, 2020 by

SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, announced today that due to the COVID-19 pandemic and concerns that event facilities and services will be unavailable, the SEMA Show will not be taking place in 2020. While both event organizers and industry members had been working on ways to present the show as scheduled this November, it […]

Ford CEO Jim Hackett Stepping Down

August 11th, 2020 by

Chief Operating Officer Jim Farley will take the helm of the U.S. automaker on Oct. 1. Jim Hackett, the chief executive and president of Ford Motor Co., unexpectedly announced his retirement on Tuesday. Hackett, 65, will be succeeded by Chief Operating Officer Jim Farley, 58, effective Oct. 1, according to a company release. “I love Ford […]