China Automotive News Network In the face of the severe situation of the new coronavirus pneumonia epidemic, in order to reduce the pressure on dealer partners, Volvo Cars has launched a program that includes no February sales targets, direct staff subsidies for dealer employees, and special support for many business projects And many other dealer care policies. This is another series of major measures taken by Volvo Car during the epidemic after donating RMB 11 million to support the research and development of new coronavirus vaccines and procurement of emergency medical supplies. In the most direct and pragmatic way, we will work hand in hand with dealer partners. Overcoming difficulties.
The new coronavirus not only poses a huge health threat, but also has an impact on the short-term economic situation. The impact of the epidemic on the auto market has also gradually emerged. Store passenger flow has dropped significantly, a large number of orders for delivery vehicles have been difficult, and dealers have been under tremendous operating pressure. After the outbreak, Volvo Cars anticipated the impact on the business as soon as possible, and always put the safety of the dealers at the core for consideration. In order to reduce the pressure on dealers caused by the sudden epidemic, Volvo Cars decided to relax performance evaluation and set no sales target for February; at the same time, considering that dealers' income may be affected by the epidemic, in order to reduce distribution As a result of financial pressure, Volvo Cars directly provided staff subsidies of over RMB 10 million to dealer staff. These measures will undoubtedly bring the most practical and powerful support to dealers in the cold winter of the epidemic, effectively reducing their operating pressure.
In addition, Volvo Cars has comprehensively assisted dealers from various aspects, including stepping up consultations with banks to reduce the risk of repayment of a small number of dealers; projects such as newly authorized 4S stores under construction are under agreement. Extend the exemption period based on the opening date; suspend on-site inspection projects such as dealer standard audits; suspend face-to-face courses and on-site coaching; strengthen online course content for dealer employees to upgrade their skills online; strengthen recent online marketing Input and support.
At the same time, Volvo Cars attaches great importance to the health and safety of all employees of dealers, and has repeatedly requested that all dealers must care and pay attention to the physical condition of each employee. During the epidemic, indoor disinfection must be carried out regularly every day. Workers must not take the disease to work. Workers wear masks to provide safe and healthy service environment for employees and consumers. For Volvo Cars, the health and safety of all employees and consumers is paramount.
Volvo Cars always adheres to the human-centered philosophy, and fully supports and takes good care of all employees and consumers of dealers. This is not only the cherishment of dealer partners by Volvo Cars, but also the Volvo Cars' corporate social responsibility. At the moment of the epidemic, Volvo Cars is willing to move forward with all dealer partners. We firmly believe that the endless darkness will eventually dawn, and we will work together to overcome the difficulties!