At B.J. Maurer Ford dealership in Boswell, internet sales director Luke Maurer had been expanding the company’s online communication with customers even before the pandemic.
Now, he’s seeing more people visit the lot in person.
“People are coming in and production is slowly picking back up, so things now seem to be coming back together in unison,” Maurer said. “Things are coming back to life.”
For a period of about two months, from March through April, a pause on new car sales was among Gov. Tom Wolf’s directives aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19. Thousands of new cars were left on lots, and as a result, Maurer said, Ford stopped production.
“It still is harder to get vehicles, but things are picking back up,” he said.
As an example, he…