Many dealerships and independent service centres were finding it hard to make a profit long before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Now, as the post-lockdown pipeline starts to refill, there is still time to do things differently.
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a cataclysmic effect across all sectors, forcing manufacturers to react quickly to continue to meet market demand. In the first of a series of thought leadership, Vendigital’s new Partners and Director share their views on...
Vehicle manufacturers and Tier 1 and 2 component manufacturers should avoid severing relationships with businesses further down their supply chains and look for ways to support them on the way to recovery. Doing so could give them a competitive advantage as the pandemic starts to subside.
Re-making, re-engineering, and transformation are all terms the auto retail sector was discussing before the crisis. The corona virus is offering a real opportunity to turn this rhetoric into reality. If there was ever a moment “not to waste a crisis”, it is now.
Would PSA Groupe CEO Carlos Tavares be toasting his planned merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles if Carlos Ghosn was still at the helm of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, instead of cooling his heels in Japan awaiting trial?