Joe Biden, who ran against Republican President Donald Trump, has touted an ambitious plan that could encourage a new wave of transportation propped up by federal investments in electric vehicles, infrastructure and other forward-looking technologies.
While the outcome of the presidential election remained unclear as of Wednesday afternoon, the auto industry at least knows the results of a highly contested ballot question in Massachusetts as well as which members of Congress with ties to auto dealerships won reelection.
The announcement ends a more than two-month search by the NIADA board of directors to replace former CEO Steve Jordan, who resigned in August to join KAR Global. Voltmann has spent the past 23 years as CEO of the Transportation Intermediaries Association.
In an unpredictable year upended by the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting recession, next week's presidential election should answer at least one question: Who will shape the nation's policy affecting the auto industry over the next four years?