On 24th September 2016, FADA organised its 52nd Annual Session, at which the Government authorities, experts and automobile dealers from across the country participated. Dr T M Thomas Isaac, Minister of Finance, Government of Kerala graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The Annual Session was a special occasion for the automobile dealers in Kerala, in particular, as it gave them a common platform to highlight their concerns and issues. The Kerala dealers also had unique opportunity of meeting their fellow dealers from other parts of India. The interaction helped them understand the automotive scenario and policies & practices in other States.
Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) is the apex body of automobile dealers engaged in the sale, service and spares of 2/3-wheelers, passenger vehicles including passenger cars, utility vehicles & vans, buses & trucks and tractors. FADA was founded in 1964 by four regional associations with Late Mr T S Santhanam of TVS Group as its Founder President, to protect and promote retail automobile trade in India. FADA represents over 10,000 automobile dealers spread across the country and more than 90% of retail automobile trade in India.