“I don’t think the desire for personal vehicle ownership ever really waned to begin with. And if no one shelved their desire to own their own cars and trucks in the first place, there’s not a lot of people to “win back,” even with changed attitudes brought on by the pandemic. Put another way, it’s hard to convert folks if they never lost religion in the first place.”
Suicide isn’t something we talk about in the automotive retail space frequently; however, given the struggles our world is facing due to the coronavirus pandemic, it is an important time to add mental health and suicide prevention to the conversation around recovery.
August’s SAAR of 15.2 million units marked a 4.8% increase from July’s SAAR of 14.5 million units but is down 11% compared with August 2019.
The United States Department of Transportation today announced the launch of a redesigned mobile app, SaferCar, by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
As operating in the coronavirus environment is the new normal, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Safe + Sound Week, the week of August 10 to 16, is a good time to evaluate a dealership’s new operating procedures and optimize them for the long haul.
University president Dr. Kent MacDonald said that regardless of the devastation, the university is working hard to welcome students back this fall by rebuilding athletic facilities, renovating classrooms, and engineering the campus so that it’s better protected against flooding in the future.
The action represents the latest recognition by a diverse and growing number of public and private groups of the value of the optional NADA fair credit program as an effective mechanism to address fair credit concerns while preserving competition in the marketplace.
The July SAAR totaled 14.5 million units, a decline of 14.4% compared with July 2019 but up from the SAAR of 13.1 million units for June 2020.