Repairers need to contact their lenders, dial back fixed operating costs, keep staff informed and reassure customers.
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The following tips for shops was forwarded to Aftermarket Matters Weekly by Steve Horvath, of Jeno's Auto Service in Littleton, Colo. It originated from Randy Pickering, owner of Pickering's Auto Service in Lakewood and Arvada, Colo., who is also an Elite coach. Both are former chairmen of ASA Colorado.
"With the uncertainty of what the next few weeks or months will bring, we will reschedule at the first possible opportunity when the CDC and Colorado state government deems we can once again gather safely," says ASA Colorado's Julie Massaro.
Senate Bill 167 would circumvent consumer protection laws centered on service/repair requirements and allow automakers to have direct competition with dealerships.
Robert Grieve of Nylund’s Collision Center anticipates the shop-DRP relationship will disappear and shops who rely on the current business model will need to replace it.
CREF will connect high school and college transportation students with local and national industry employers at the Denver Auto Show, April 3.
The Next Step program is an opportunity for young professionals to come and build their networks and to take the initial step of getting involved in the industry.