For Horne Auto Fixed Ops Director Bob Cawley, who battled Guillain-Barr� syndrome in 2018, getting through the coronavirus pandemic is about faith in God.
Profitability was a big challenge before the pandemic. A big question now: Will the extraordinary economic complications of COVID-19 be fatal to some dealerships?
Those who weathered the recession of 2008 should remember that crises are a time to review and improve business practices.
Some of those on the front lines of the fight against the coronavirus outbreak expressed gratitude with photos on Facebook and Twitter.
Dealers featured this week include Rob Walker, executive manager of Infiniti of Memphis in Tennessee; Tom Harte, co-owner of Harte Infiniti in Hartford, Conn., and Greg Harte, dealer principal; John Burns, dealer principal of BMW of Bayside in Douglaston, N.Y.; Robert Certilman, dealer principal of Smithtown Acura in St. James, N.Y.; Joe Sheridan, owner of Sheridan Nissan in New Castle, Del.; Duane Paddock, dealer principal at Paddock Chevrolet in Kenmore, N.Y.; and Kenny Thomas, dealer principal of Olathe Toyota in Kansas.