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Dodge Dart Chosen for Auto-Tech Competition!

Posted on January 17, 2013 at 9:00am by admin

Twelfth Annual GLVADA Auto-Tech Competition Plans for the 2013 auto-tech competition have been finalized. Eight teams from the area vocational – technical schools will face off on Saturday, February 16. Two students from each school will meet at the Northampton Community College automotive department to vie for the top prize. A Dodge Dart has been…

New Car Sales Training at NCC

Posted on January 17, 2013 at 9:00am by admin

New car sales training in now being offered at Northampton Community College. Students will learn the concepts of sales within the automotive industry. We include an overview of the automotive industry, the customer, effective sales techniques, negotiations including leasing and financing, and a full understanding of how profits are made on the sales floor. Individuals…

PAA Scholarship Applications Available Online

Posted on January 17, 2013 at 9:00am by admin

ATTN: General Office Managers and Controllers In 2013, the Pennsylvania Automotive Association, through a fund within the PAA Foundation, will award scholarships in two areas. 1. Community Service Scholarship awards will be available to the children, step-children, and grandchildren of Pennsylvania new car and truck dealership personnel who demonstrate charitable characteristics on a continual basis,…

Lights, Camera, Action!

Posted on January 17, 2013 at 9:00am by admin

GLVADA Proudly Supports The Freddy Awards For ten years running, the State Theatre FREDDY© Awards have been shining the spotlight on the best and brightest Lehigh Valley area musical theatre students by showcasing their talents in an awards ceremony modeled after the Tony® Awards. Over 25,000 students have participated over the past decade from 30…

Northwood University Presents the Dealer Education Award to Fred Rentschler

Posted on January 17, 2013 at 9:00am by admin

Frederick W. Rentschler, co-owner of Rentschler Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram and Rentschler Chevrolet is a pillar of his community. A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, he and his brother Richard are second generation family members who operate the dealerships. Understanding the value of his employees, he has worked hard to prepare and train them to assume leadership positions…

Reagle Dodge Celebrating 80 Years!

Posted on January 17, 2013 at 9:00am by admin

In 1933 a gallon of gas cost 10 cents, a brand new automobile could be purchased for $445.00 and Joseph C. Reagle, along with his two step-sons, Frank and Jim Ott, opened Reagle Dodge on route 512 in Pen Argyl. Throughout the past 80 years Reagle Dodge has seen many changes to both the industry…

Welcome a New Face of Luxury to The Lehigh Valley Auto Show

Posted on January 17, 2013 at 9:00am by admin

The Lehigh Valley Auto Show has been in existence since 1997, and will be celebrating its 16th anniversary at the 2013 Show on March 21st through the 24th. While it has been successful, attracting many manufacturers to support their brands and dealers, it has not been comprehensive of the dealerships and automotive products sold in…

GLVADA continues tradition of charitable giving with year-long plan to support local non-profits

Posted on January 16, 2013 at 4:15pm by admin

The Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association (GLVADA) is gearing up for another year of charitable giving to support local non-profit organizations. At a recent meeting, the GLVADA Board of Directors approved the recommendation of its donation committee and awarded 13 charitable gifts for the upcoming year. One of these organizations includes Easter Seals Eastern…

GLVADA announces Community Days at the 2013 Auto Show

Posted on January 9, 2013 at 3:01pm by admin

For the first time in its 16-year history, The Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association (GLVADA) is offering Lehigh Valley nonprofit organizations an opportunity to raise funds by selling tickets for its annual Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Show. Participating nonprofit organizations will have an opportunity to sell $10 tickets to the Auto Show for Thursday,…

GLVADA celebrates the season with annual Holiday Party

Posted on December 26, 2012 at 9:20pm by admin

On Thursday, Dec. 13, members and friends of the Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealerships Association gathered for the association’s annual Holiday Party. This year’s event was held at Hotel Bethlehem and welcomed more than 230 guests to celebrate the holiday season. “Each year, we look forward to spending some time with our colleagues and peers…

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