Beltway Talk show

Beltway Talk

Summary: The podcast of the American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) examines recent events in Washington, D.C., and how they impact the auto retail industry. From policy and legislative topics like trade and regulation, to trends in advocacy and social media, Beltway Talk will provide listeners with a regular overview of the political and legislative issues driving America’s auto dealers.

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 Death and Taxes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:33

In this episode of Beltway Talk, Patrick Conner, a partner with Husch Blackwell in St. Louis, MO, breaks down what dealers need to understand about the Estate Tax, and how they can best plan for a future for their business and their families. As a Financial Services & Capital Markets expert, Patrick knows what dealers need when it comes to estate planning, and what they can learn from Aretha. Yes, that Aretha.

 A Conversation with AIADA 2019 Chairman Howard Hakes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:09

We sat down with AIADA's incoming 2019 Chairman to talk about what's on his mind, and what challenges and opportunities he sees for international nameplate dealers in the coming year. Howard Hakes, a California dealer who's always been engaged in politics, gives us the lowdown on trade, regulations, and SEC football.

 A Conversation with John Bozzella, President & CEO of Global Automakers | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:12

John Bozzella, a veteran auto industry executive, is the President and CEO of Global Automakers since 2014. In this episode of Beltway Talk, John sits down with AIADA's Hannah Oliver to discuss the challenges facing the auto industry in Washington, D.C., and the important work his association is doing to advance the interests of auto manufacturers inside the Beltway and across the nation.

 Midterm Madness | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:02

With just days left before the 2018 midterms, Beltway talk host Hannah Oliver sat down with Rachel Robinson - Capitol Hill veteran and vice president of AIADA's government relations department - to find out what issues and candidates on the ballot will most impact dealers. One thing we know for sure: dealers must vote!

 Talking Taxes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 12:50

Sarah McKnight with AIADA partner Moss Adams knows taxes and the auto retail industry, so she was the perfect guest to help us develop our understanding of how recent changes to the U.S. tax code will impact dealers in the coming months. Moss Adams is one of the 15 largest public accounting firms in the United States and provides accounting, tax, and consulting services to public and private middle-market enterprises in many different industries.

 Q&A With Christopher Wenk, VP of Government Affairs for Kia Motors | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 21:31

Christopher Wenk sits down with Hannah Oliver to discuss his role as Vice President of Government Affairs in Kia's Washington, D.C., office, some of the challenges he sees facing dealers today, and the positive impact Kia has on the communities it touches.

 What’s the Big Deal About Tariffs? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 19:59

AIADA Vice President of Government Relations Rachel Robinson explains how a 20 percent tariff on imported vehicles and vehicle parts could impact the United States auto industry - and why dealers should care.

 Social Media and Dealer Advocacy with Toyota’s Becca Steele | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 15:51

Toyota's digital advocacy strategist for government affairs, Becca Steele, drops into the AIADA studios to discuss everything from her background on Capitol Hill to the best ways to make your legislators sit up and take notice of your messages on social media. Listen in for all the dos and don'ts of sharing your story online.

 One on One with AIADA Chairman Brad Strong | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:15

In the latest episode of Beltway Talk, AIADA Chairman Brad Strong breaks down how he maintains a relationship with his member of Congress, how he first got involved in AIADA, and some of his favorite sales memories.

 Introduction to Beltway Talk with Cody Lusk | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 14:00

Host Hannah Oliver breaks down what's happening in D.C. - and why dealers should care - with American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) President & CEO Cody Lusk.  


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