In this episode of the Used Car Dealer Podcast, Zach interviews Bob Voltmann, the CEO of NIADA, the largest national used car association in the United States. They discuss the used car marketplace, NIADA updates in Washington, the most recent convention, and more!
Some of the questions asked include:
Q) So let’s get started and for those of us listening talk about what your first year and a half as CEO of NIADA have been like, what have you learned?
Q) Follow Up - Any learnings from the TIA (Transportation Intermediaries Association) you have implemented with NIADA?
Q) 2022 has been another roller coaster of a year for the auto industry, talk to me about what you observed from your lens at the NIADA?
Q) What are your biggest initiatives this year (as an association) when it comes to issues that directly impact used car dealerships?
Q) What are your thoughts on online dealers like Carvana or Vroom and their model; there’s been a lot of market pressure recently on these companies?
Q) Futures question, what are your thoughts on digital retail, and its role with used car dealerships?
Q) What are your predictions for the rest of 2022 and what’s coming down the pipeline for the used car industry?
Q) Lastly, anything exciting you want to announce or mention about the NIADA (ex BHPH event later this year)?
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Transcribe of this podcast - https://blog.sellyautomotive.com/blog/2022-interview-w/-bob-voltmann-ceo-of-the-niada