Friday, December 4

Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Counsel

OMVIC survey reveals need for help for auto industry to recover – Canadian Auto World
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OMVIC survey reveals need for help for auto industry to recover – Canadian Auto World

It is no surprise that there is still a great deal of unease in Ontario’s dealer landscape because of COVID-19. While dealer teams are happy that the province has slowly begun to reopen and that vehicle sales are showing signs of starting to recover, many are expressing concern by the impact the months long near shutdown of the economy has had on the industry and what it means going forward. To that end, the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Counsel (OMVIC) along with various industry stakeholders conducted a survey of dealers and vehicle sales associates to better gauge the impact of the pandemic – COVID-19: the Impact, the Opening and the Way Forward. The survey ran from June 4-11 and some 914 dealers completed the survey on how the pandemic impacted them from April 1 to May 31. Of the ...