Vendor Spotlight

Peak Performance Team
Carolinas Independent Automobile Dealers Association
Serving the Carolinas Independent Dealers Since 1955

     Did you know that:

    • Half of US population growth is fueled by Hispanics?
    • North Carolina has over 1 million Hispanics?
    • The spending of US Hispanics is $1.7 trillion?


    Find out more at our Hispanic marketing webinar on November 4th at 1 PM ET!


  • Thomas Lamar Cook




    The CIADA is sad to announce the passing of Thomas Lamar Cook, Past President of CIADA and NIADA.


    Read More

  • Help Stop Curbstoning

    Curbstoning is the repeated, unlicensed commercial sale of used cars for profit.

    It is not an ordinary citizen selling one or two vehicles. It is the hustler churning and flipping 20, 50 or even more cars every year.

    Research shows that up to one in five vehicles sold outside of licensed automotive dealerships are not legal private party car sales but are illegal sales of curbstoned vehicles.


     Read More





    The North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles has issued an update in regards to 30 day Temporary Tags.


    Read more

  • CETV/CIADA Continuing Ed Promo


CIADA Education

Upcoming Education

NC Pre-Licensing - Harrisburg
Thursday, November 05, 2020 - Friday, November 06, 2020

Member Benefits

  • Member Education
  • The 65th Annual Conventions & Expo
  • Auction Coupon App
  • Dealer News & Updates
  • Legislative Updates
  • Vendor Referrals
  • CIADA Auto Dealer News
  • NIADA Membership
  • Member Education

    We are your source for Continuing Education requirements.  We also provide workshops, seminars, compliance updates and a bi-monthly news magazine so that you can stay informed about the industry.

  • The 65th Annual Conventions & Expo

    Share in the excitement as we come together for education, open forums, key speakers, and a chance to talk to fellow car dealers from across the country.

  • Auction Coupon App

    Your state association arranges special promotions on behalf of its members such as the Auction Coupon app.Over $5,000 in savingsoff your buy/sell fees at the auctions in North & South Carolina, as well as out of state auctions.

  • Dealer News & Updates

    All members are provided the opportunity to receive regular updates via email. These emails cover all issues ie: Federal FTC & Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, State DMV, IRS, NTSB Recalls and much more.

  • Legislative Updates

    We monitor both states General Assembly to advocate for and fight on your behalf against potential legislation that impacts your dealership and the used car industry. Remember .. "If you are not at the negotiating table, you might be on the table" 

  • Vendor Referrals

    CIADA and NIADA work diligently to pair together members and vendors for a successful and profitable association.

  • CIADA Auto Dealer News

    Our bi-monthly magazine provides you with the latest news, regulation changes and information about the used car industry from a variety of expert and guest columnists.

  • NIADA Membership

    CIADA pays your dues to include your dealership as a member of the NIADA, your National Association.

Advance Auto Parts
Wayne Reaves
ACV Auctions
Sirius XM Radio
Peak Performance Team
Mutual of Omaha Bank
Cox Automotive
Stars GPS
DDI Technology
AutoDataDirect, Inc.

continuing education ncEarn your yearly CE credit for dealership license renewal by attending one of our CE classes that are conveniently located at various times during the year at a location near you. You will learn about what the NC DMV wants you to know as well as changes in the law that you will need to be aware of to stay in compliance. We will discuss Federal requirements including Red Flags, GLB legislation, Risk Based Pricing and OFAC, among others.

Just click the date from the Upcoming Classes to sign up today!