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May 22, 2020
NJ CAR recently received member inquiries regarding employees’ use of face coverings and gloves in dealer showrooms and service departments. This bulletin serves to provide NJ CAR’s interpretation of those requirements. By way of background, on March 21, 2020, at the outset of the COVID-19 crisis, Governor Murphy issued Executive Order...
May 22, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the U.S. economy for nearly two months and the situation has been particularly bad here in New Jersey. In an effort to mitigate the spread of the virus, Governor Phil Murphy issued a series of executive orders in mid-March, closing down businesses deemed nonessential. Dealership service...
May 22, 2020
Sue Fulton, Chair and Chief Administrator of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) earlier this week (May 18, 2020) issued Administrative Order 2020-04, which extends the expiration dates of various items, including in-State and out-of-State temporary registrations. Per the Order, the expiration date of...
May 21, 2020
Just a few days ago the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Treasury Department issued a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application, along with detailed instructions and worksheets. Dealership PPP borrowers will use the application to apply to their lender for forgiveness of costs properly incurred and payments properly...
May 21, 2020
Over the past two months, Governor Murphy has issued various Executive and Administrative Orders imposing limitations on retail businesses in New Jersey in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Several of those Orders imposed restrictions on the operations of new car and truck dealerships. NJ CAR’s consistent advocacy resulted in...
May 20, 2020
NJ CAR’s months-long effort to persuade Governor Murphy to permit new car and truck dealership showrooms to reopen “by appointment only” came to a successful conclusion earlier today. Late in the day, the Governor signed and released Administrative Order 2020-13, which allows in-person sales...
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