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Auto Dealer Compliance Boot Camp — a one-stop educational seminar for every dealership department. Register now!
Auto Dealer Compliance Boot Camp
A one-day comprehensive compliance training seminar
 
Please join CADA and Fairfield and Woods for a full day of auto dealer compliance training Thursday, December 14, 2017, at Fairfield and Woods. One registration covers the full day of compliance sessions that are designed for you as a dealer/owner or general manager, and others for your team leaders: Sales, Marketing, Human Resources, Finance and Controller.
Get the details now!
What:     Auto Dealer Compliance Boot Camp
When:    8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Thursday, December 14, 2017
Where:   Fairfield and Woods
               1801 California St.
               Suite 2600
               Denver, CO  80202
 
               FREE Garage parking!
Register now!
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Automotive News...
On the national front
Auto sector escapes big hits in Senate tax bill
Car dealers get a big, last-minute tax break in Senate reform bill
Tax bill offers last-minute breaks for developers, banks and oil industry
Manufacturer News
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2018 CT6 Plug in: An electric Cadillac done mostly right
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Autonomous vehicles
Self-driving CEO sees 2018 as dawn of robotaxis, delivery cars
Investors impressed by General Motors’ autonomous car, but massive hurdles remain
Nissan uses Star Wars to help people understand semi-autonomous driving assists
I brought a self-driving car home for the holidays — and no one cared
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LA Auto Show: While Detroit hits the gas pedal, Europeans embrace electrification
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Regulatory & Compliance
This in from NADA:
Senate Tax Reform Bill Passes with 100% Floor Plan Deductibility Preserved

Tax Bill Now Moves to House-Senate Conference


Today, the Senate passed the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act," which includes an NADA-supported amendment to preserve 100 percent deductibility of interest on floor plan loans. This amendment, offered by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), was the top priority for NADA in the Senate tax reform bill.

With the Senate rushing to pass a major tax overhaul, correcting the floor plan deductibility provision presented major challenges. Dealers and ATAEs once again rose to the challenge and helped generate the strong and sustained grassroots involvement we needed to prevail.

Senator Paul played a critical role in the inclusion of the 100 percent floor plan deductibility amendment in the tax bill. Also, other Senators fought hard to ensure this provision was kept in the bill, such as Sens. Kennedy (R-La.), Cassidy (R-La.), Young, (R-Ind.), Risch (R-Idaho) and Thune (R-S.D.). Please take a moment to thank these Senators, and others that you contacted, to make sure they know we greatly appreciate their efforts.

Now both the House and Senate tax reform bills include nearly identical floor plan interest deductibility provisions. The bill will soon be considered by a House-Senate conference committee to reconcile the House and Senate bills before final passage. It is possible that NADA will ask for your help to contact your lawmaker during the conference negotiations, as changes to the bill can still be made. Thank you and if you have any questions, please contact the NADA Legislative staff at 202.547.5500.
CADA Insurance Services
Your renewal for your health benefits is probably due. Just like getting a second opinion on your personal health, call CADA Insurance Services to get a complete analysis on the benefits you offer your employees. You may be surprised at the savings — and increased benefit coverage — you and your employees could enjoy. Call Craig Gordon today to find out how much you can save.
 
Call Craig Gordon today to find out how much you can save!
303.457.5118
craig.gordon@colorado.auto
Bonds & Forms
CADA has a fillable bond request form for new sales people! This new, fillable PDF form makes it easier, faster and more accurate for us to turn around your salesperson bond request. Because there’s no handwriting to decipher with this form, bond turnaround can be faster than ever. Just download the form, electronically fill it out and return to Khorrie Luther (khorrie.luther@colorado.auto). Questions? Call Khorrie: 303.457.5122.
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Contact Khorrie
Upcoming Events & Seminars
Colorado Safety Association   -   November Schedule of Events
Seminars (** Register Early Save $10) 
Hazard Communication and GHS Training**
December 7 (8:00 am to 10:30 am)
REGISTER NOW!


Course covers the Hazard Communication Standard and the Globally Harmonized System (GHS). You will learn:
• Roles and responsibilities under the Hazard Communication Standard
• Hazardous Chemical Classifications
• OSHA’s new labeling requirements including the meaning of the pictograms, signal words, hazard statements, precautionary statements, signal words and supplier information.
• The new format for content of Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
Participants will receive a walled-sized GHS Reference card and a certificate of attendance.

Member: $60     Alliance Member: $60     Non-member: $75
This session is approved for the Pinnacol Safety Group
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First Aid /CPR and AED*
NSC First Aid / CPR and AED
December 12 (8:00 am to 2:30 pm)
REGISTER NOW!

 
Do you have the confidence to respond in an emergency? CSA offers the National Safety Council First Aid /CPR & AED training. This nationally recognized training provides the life-saving skills you need to handle an emergency until a professional arrives!

Course content includes: Breathing and cardiac emergencies, identifying and caring for bleeding, sudden illness and injuries; preventing disease transmission; allergic reactions.

This course meets the requirements of the OSHA First Aid Standard (29CFR 1910.151). First Aid Certificate is good for two years; CPR Certificate is good for two years.

All Participants: $65
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** Seminars marked with ** will save $10 on the listed fee when you register early. Early registration savings expire two (2) weeks prior to the seminar.

*These Sessions are Pinnacol Safety Group Approved.
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To purchase a copy, please contact:
CADA Headquarters: 303.831.1722
SeminarRSVP@colorado.auto

Endorsed Provider News

Federated Insurance’s – "Claim of the Month"
Could it happen to you?


A mechanic test drove a customer’s vehicle to better diagnose a problem. While listening for the problem, the mechanic got distracted and rear-ended another vehicle, seriously injuring the occupants. The dealership had not run a motor vehicle record (MVR) on the mechanic prior to allowing him to conduct the test drive. If they had, it would have revealed multiple accidents, speeding violations, and a DUI in the past three years. CLAIM AMOUNT: $850,000

What policies are in place to help prevent this from happening at your dealership? Do you know who’s driving your vehicles? Federated recommends several best practices to help protect your business and manage risks. For example:
  • Have a “no distracted driving” policy signed by the employees and kept on file.
  • Order motor vehicle records on ALL employees who may have driving privileges, even incidental.
  • Consider pre-employment and post-accident drug testing in accordance with your company policy and applicable state laws.
These are just a few loss control recommendations you can use to help protect your dealership. To learn more, contact your local Federated Insurance representative and request a copy of our Who’s Watching Your Vehicles? – Keys to Inventory Control auto dealer risk management packet. Federated Insurance is recommended by 19 state and national auto dealer associations just like yours for customized insurance programs and value-added risk management services, such as Federated’s Shield Network®, the Risk Management Resource Center, and the Federated Employment Practices Network®. Visit federatedinsurance.com to find resources you can use to create or ramp up your own risk management program.
Top 10 Trends Impacting the Automotive Industry Today

Over the last decade, the automotive industry has experienced record lows followed by record highs. While the future is full of uncertainty, it is also full of opportunity, and Cox Automotive strives to help clients navigate this ever-changing marketplace. Click here to learn the 10 trends that we believe will have the greatest impact on automotive businesses in the near-term and long-term. Read more.
We’re shooting for new heights — and with your help, EVERYONE wins!

Turn your donation into a scholarship!
Help a student.
Help the environment.
Help yourself.

 
To date, the Clear the Air Foundation has received 550 high emitters and several cash donations from dealerships that don’t receive old, high polluters in trade.
 
Our goal is to recycle 800 high emitters by the end of the year. We’re more than halfway there — and we need your help!
 
To make a donation, contact George Billings, Director: 303.775.8896
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