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About TADA

The Texas Automobile Dealers Association (TADA) is the statewide trade association representing over 1,300 franchised automobile dealerships in nearly 300 communities throughout the state of Texas. TADA advocates on behalf of the dealers at the Texas Legislature, Congress, and all regulatory agencies.

2019 TADA Legend Induction W.C. "Smitty" Smith


Texas Dealer Academy 
Dealers Choice Magazine
Legislative Issues
Want to pass on your dealership to the next generation?  Members can enroll young family members/staff in this leadership training program tailored for franchised dealers.   TADA’s quarterly magazine provides up-to-date information on business and industry issues making it a critical resource for franchised dealers and affiliated industry partners.   Learn more about the issues facing our industry at the state capitol through our policy papers and legislative session recaps.

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                                        TADA ANTITRUST STATEMENT

It is the policy of the Texas Automobile Dealers Association (TADA) and it is the responsibility of every TADA member to comply in all respects with federal and state antitrust laws. No online communication, activity or discussion including a TADA meeting or other function may be engaged in for the purpose of bringing about any understanding or agreement among members to: 
     1. Raise, lower, or stabilize prices or any element or economic factor thereof; 
     2. Allocate markets; 
     3. Encourage or discuss boycotts; 
     4. Foster unfair trade practices; 
     5. Assist monopolization; or 
     6. In any way violate federal or state antitrust laws. 

The examples are for illustration and are not meant as an exhaustive list.


Chairman's Corner

“It is my honor and privilege to serve as the Chairman of the Texas Automobile Dealers Association (TADA) this year and represent over 1,300 of the franchised automobile dealers in this state.  I have tremendous respect for Bill Wolters and his staff because they have put together a great organization. I’m proud to be part of that.  The TADA brings together many diverse and innovative individuals in different stages of the dealer path, so that we can all learn from each other. " Read More »

2018 TADA Chairman's WorkshopWebinar
Presentation Slides from the November 8, 2018 Webinar
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TADA Webinars and Research Links
2018 TADA Annual Conference
Presentation Slides from Jonathan Collegio's Presentation
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2017 TADA Chairman's WorkshopWebinar

Presentation Slides from the August 2nd 2017 Webinar
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Advertising Rules Webinar

Presentation Slides from the April 13th Webinar
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Previous Webinars not listed here

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