The heads of dealer associations in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Louisiana instructed Automotive News they’ve been in call with sellers about storm restoration attempts.
New Jersey dealerships, in certain, have been strike tricky by unparalleled flooding, explained Jim Appleton, president of the New Jersey Coalition of Automotive Retailers. He believed at minimum 10 to 15 dealerships in the point out would encounter major losses. 1 dealer informed Appleton he lost up to 150 cars.
“In some circumstances, even the destinations sellers were shifting cars and trucks to, which [were] presumed to be substantial and dry, have been neither