You’re a successful automotive dealership. Because you’re a successful auto dealership, you already know that your competitive advantage lies in your people: whether on the lot or in the back office, your team brings their A game to every sale, job, and interaction with consumers.
Auto Dealer Compliance
Remember when we told you 2017 would be the year of the compliance management system? Well, that was the nice way to put things. We could just as easily have said it would be the year noncompliant businesses get their comeuppance.
On July 12th, with help from our friends at Hudson Cook, we posted about the 12 Steps to Start a Compliance Program. Today we have a follow up post from Tom Hudson and Erik Johnson about how to take your compliance program to the next level. In Step 2 of that article, they recommended you appoint […]
Our partners at Hudson Cook often give presentations at dealer conferences. They typically cover dealer compliance with federal or state consumer laws. Afterwards they are often approached by dealers that ask the same version of this question: “Can you give me a basic playbook to help me set up a compliance program that will keep the Federal […]
In December, dealerships were preparing for changes to the New Used Car Rule regarding the New Buyers Guide. In January, those changes went into effect. It is now March, so how well did you prepare? Will you pass muster? On March 28th Hudson Cook attorneys Catharine Andricos, Lauren Hunt, and Chris Capurso will be discussing […]
Picture an automotive dealership in the year 2025. What did you imagine? An automated service garage? Self-driving cars? Better coffee in the lobby?
We tend to regard compliance as the process of adhering to state and federal laws. But it’s something much more tangible in practice. For many dealerships, compliance can be described as the art of not maddening people.
This blog post is the second installment in our ongoing interview series with Hudson Cook, adapted from Compli’s Definitive Guide to Workforce Compliance. For Part 1, click here. A lot can change in 15 years. Just ask Michael Benoit.
A lot can change in 15 years. Just ask Michael Benoit.
As we wave goodbye to a tumultuous 2016 we turn toward 2017, a year that almost certainly will see changes in the regulatory environment. Whether those changes are sweeping or a little here and there is yet to be seen. But what we do know is that your dealership will still be selling cars. This […]