The big picture: David Adams

Let’s not get distracted

Let’s not get distracted

April 19, 2011 at 6:57 pm Comments are Disabled

We can’t deny progress There are some individuals, myself included at times, who believe that the interior of the modern car more closely resembles the cockpit of a jet airliner than cars such as my mom’s 1978 AMC Concord, in which I took my first driving lessons many years ago. […]

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Cognitive dissonance

Cognitive dissonance

March 20, 2011 at 2:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Another challenge for manufacturers and dealers to overcome Cognitive dissonance arises when we attempt to hold two conflicting thoughts in our mind at the same time. A classic example of cognitive dissonance is the guy who works out at the gym religiously every day to maintain his health but then […]

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A new beginning

February 20, 2011 at 5:41 pm Comments are Disabled

And a time of change and opportunity A new year is often viewed as a new beginning for many: a fresh start; out with the old and in with the new.  For me, the New Year is a fresh start in a different way. After five years writing for another Canadian […]

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Canadian Auto Dealer welcomes David Adams

Canadian Auto Dealer welcomes David Adams

December 21, 2010 at 1:33 pm Comments are Disabled

With this issue, we welcome David Adams as a regular columnist in Canadian auto dealer. David C. Adams is a 23 year veteran of the automotive industry in Canada. Currently the President of the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers of Canada (AIAMC), David has held this positon for almost six […]

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