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Less Regular Drivers May Mean More Commercial Drivers

Due to the pandemic, fewer miles are being driven in 2020. With fewer cars on the road, many dealers and mechanics will have fewer customers coming in for repairs, maintenance, and other after-market services meant to keep vehicles safe. Working from home has become a new norm that researchers predict will decrease driving in the U.S. by close to 270 billion miles a year. KPMG International conducted research that found this new remote culture that Covid-19 has created may not be going away anytime soon — potentially leaving some dire consequences for the auto industry.  In April, American drivers drove 64% fewer miles than average. KPMG forecasts that this decline in commutes will remove 14 million drivers off the road. This can result in a 10% permanent reduction in miles traveled each year with vehicle ownership declining to less than two cars per household. Most drivers purchase vehicles to commute to work and for shopping. If drivers no longer need to commute to work ... read more


East Coast Diesel attended the ODB Equipment trade show and was impressed with the outcome to such an event. East Coast Diesel had a table and booth setup for the show to hand out flyers and other material to inform the people about our company and the products and services that we offer. Be sure to stay up to date on the other shows that we will be attending