Founded in 1936 as the Santa Clara Motor Car Dealers Association, today, the Silicon Valley Auto Dealers Association (SVADA) is the foundation for driving the economy of Silicon Valley and an integral part of California’s franchised dealerships’ over $117 billion automobile goods-and-services economy. Specifically, the Silicon Valley Auto Dealers Association and Santa Clara County employ nearly 7,000 people and spend over $50 million annually in advertising.

Throughout Santa Clara County, there are 60 new car and truck franchised dealers. As California’s fourth largest county, the SVADA serves nearly 1.7 million people in 15 cities across 1,300 square miles, including Palo Alto, Sunnyvale, Mountain View, San Jose, Milpitas, Santa Clara, Los Gatos, Morgan Hill and Gilroy.

A nonprofit trade association representing 90% of these dealers.

Proud to be the only trade association for dealers in the Bay Area.

One of only six Dealer Trade associations in the state.

One of just 115 organizations across the USA.

Giving back to the community with charitable contributions throughout the year.

To find out more about the member benefits, dealerships, auto shows, news room, and charitable contributions of the SVADA, please contact us today at 408.437.7557