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Just under 40% of dealers surveyed in the DealerPolicy network were still conducting business as usual, though 41% were keeping a watchful eye.
Overall feelings about the state of the business showed dealers were not panicking and indeed some 20% still rated themselves as feeling optimistic or very optimistic.
A lot can change in a week, so we will continue to check in with our dealers.
In our blog post earlier this week, we dug into some things dealerships can do to use the time well. It may feel like this is forever, but things will rebound and you'll want to be ready.
Given the current environment, dealers are facing a lot of unknowns. But there are a few things that everyone should be doing to minimize the effects of the Coronavirus on your dealership. Start by taking a deep breath, staying calm, and following the advice of the CDC.