Examining the intersection between Washington politics and the auto retail industry.

A Conversation with AIADA 2019 Chairman Howard Hakes

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.