GNYADA August 2016 Newsletter

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Toomey Takes Over the Reins of the Association Meet GNYADA's New Chairman: Nick Toomey, Rallye BMW

AUGUST 2016 Volume 26, Issue 5



Nick has long been an active GNYADA member, serving as Vice Chair on the Association’s Executive Committee since 2008. “Nick brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the job,” said GNYADA President Mark Schienberg. “He has deep, first-hand knowledge of the issues facing franchised new car dealers in metro New York and has good ideas on how to address them.” “Rallye Motors supports hundreds of jobs on Long Island and generates tens of mil- lions of dollars in revenue and taxes for the area,” Schienberg continued. “I know Nick will bring that same level of drive, enthusi- asm and civic-mindedness to his new role as Chairman.” (continued on page 2)

GNYADA Annual Meeting page 3

GNYADA Working to Finalize ZEV Incentive Plan page 4 Summer’s Heating Up! Keep Your Staff Safe page 7

Franchise Laws Lower Prices page 8

2 2016 Golf Event Par For the Day! Our 11th annual charity golf outing could not have been a bigger success! We were thrilled to host a record-high 421 attendees at the Old Westbury Golf & Country Club, on Monday, June 20. Everyone enjoyed a day of perfect weather, fun golf and great food. And best of all, we raised $110,000 in support of automotive education in metro New York. Nick Toomey, Vice President of the Rallye Motor Group in Roslyn, NY, was confirmed as Chairman of the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association at the Association's Annual Meeting on June 20.

Dealerships Pay a High Toll for Cybercrime page 9

CarFax Sued for Price Hikes page 10

Dealerships Must Have CO Detectors page 11

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