After spending some time with Bobby Petkov from MitMak Motors, it was very clear that his car dealership is ready to (un)lock lockdown. Since the Government Gazette’s announcement to have car dealerships open their doors under specific directions, MitMak Motors are proud to have made 9 customers happy today, the first day of trading for MitMak Motors after lockdown.

However, before all the excitement, the levels of anxiety amongst dealerships like MitMak Motors began to set in. Implementing drastic changes like retrenchments and even downscaling the number of branches were options car dealerships were willing to consider. Now those feelings have quickly changed into feelings of excitement and determination to make up for lost time.

Bobby Petkov commends all of the automotive industry bodies and businesses that came together, fought the fight on behalf of car dealerships right to the point that Government were happy with each and every submission made.

I am happy to see car dealerships like MitMak Motors opening their doors again – all to help South Africa’s car buying consumer find their next set of wheels.