Automotive Industry News

What Does The Average Age of Cars Mean For the Automotive Industry?

2015-08-01T12:00:00-04:00August 1st, 2015|Automotive Industry News|

We always see reports about the state of the U.S. automotive industry, and many factors come into play when assessing the health of the automotive industry and overall economy here. What does the average age of cars mean for [...]

Overtime Hours Proposal Might Impact Automotive Dealers

2015-07-16T12:00:00-04:00July 16th, 2015|Automotive Industry News|

Last week, the Obama Administration proposed change to overtime regulations that sounds like great news for workers, but many small businesses are already wondering how this would change the way they pay staffers. They could cut employee hours or eliminate [...]

New Hampshire Hands Free Electronic Device Law Goes into Effect on July 1st

2015-07-01T12:00:00-04:00July 1st, 2015|Automotive Industry News|

New Hampshire's Hands Free Electronic Device Law Goes Into Effect on July 1, 2015 According to statistics available at the end of 2014, each day in the United States, more than 9 people are killed and more than 1,153 people [...]

MA Drivers Must Use Headlights When Using Windshield Wipers

2015-04-08T12:00:00-04:00April 8th, 2015|Automotive Industry News|

Just in time for spring - Massachusetts drivers must use their headlights when using windshield wipers. This week (and certainly this month) is bringing a lot of rain to Massachusetts, and we wanted to highlight the new law pertaining [...]

2015 U.S. Vehicle Sales Are Expected to Reach 16.9 Million

2015-03-25T12:00:00-04:00March 25th, 2015|Automotive Industry News|

We began 2015 recapping a strong 2014 and some of the highlights from the automotive industry. Forecasts for 2015 appear to be in line with continued growth, with 2015 U.S. vehicle sales expected to reach 16.9 million. However, there is some [...]

Is the US Auto Industry Succeeding? A Recap of 2014’s Biggest Automotive Wins

2015-01-22T12:00:00-05:00January 22nd, 2015|Automotive Industry News|

US Auto Industry Growth Linked to Improving Economy The U.S. auto industry had quite the year in 2014. Not only did Americans buy 16.5 million vehicles—making it the strongest year for the US auto industry since 2006—they also accounted [...]

The Super Bowl, Ads and The Auto, Roads, and Fuel Industry: What’s the Connection, or Disconnect This year?

2014-12-09T12:00:00-05:00December 9th, 2014|Automotive Industry News|

The automotive, roads, and fuels industry can be a pretty interesting place—especially when you factor in the millions upon millions industry leaders spend on advertising each and every year. So rather than discuss NARFA’s roll as an industry leader [...]

Small Business Health Insurance & More: The Top 4 End of Fall Priorities Every Small Business Owner Should Embrace

2014-11-13T12:00:00-05:00November 13th, 2014|Automotive Industry News, Employee Wellness Programs, Health Care Reform|

Why Renewing Your Small Business Health Insurance Should Be Priority #1 The end of fall is the perfect time for every small business owner to begin to prioritize all aspects of their operation—especially when it comes to decisions related [...]

Company Safety Policies: OSHA Updates Recordkeeping Rule

2014-11-08T12:00:00-05:00November 8th, 2014|Automotive Industry News, Employee Wellness Programs, Safety Tips|

OSHA Updates: New Rules Take Effect Jan. 1, 2015 In addition to ensuring its employees are safe and healthy while at work, one of the most important things a company can do is maintain company safety policies that reflect [...]

Small Business Health Insurance: Important Dates Every Employer Should Know

2014-10-29T12:00:00-04:00October 29th, 2014|Automotive Industry News, Employee Wellness Programs, Health Care Reform|

With 2015 looming over us, many employers have been, are starting to, or should be thinking seriously about their small business health insurance. From rates to premiums to newly imposed penalties, there’s so much to navigate in this marketplace! [...]