"This year, the automobile franchise system is celebrating its 100th anniversary - a landmark achievement. We've come from the early days when horse-drawn carriages dominated the transportation industry and the automobile was seen as a major nuisance because it scared the horses. During the early years, police in San Francisco were even given permission to shoot at automobiles as long as they took some care to avoid hitting the driver. Yes, we've come quite a long way."
Jack Kain, 2005 NADA Chairman, CEO
Jack Kain Ford Inc.,Versailles, Ky.