The majority of Ford dealers nationwide have already opened its doors starting May 16, 2020, while observing strict safety and sanitary protocols to protect its customers and dealer employees.
Opening starting May 16 are Ford dealers in Baguio, Cabanatuan, Clark, Dagupan, Davao
Global City, Ilocos Norte (Sales), Iloilo, Libis, Otis Manila, Pampanga, Tarlac, Tagum and Zamboanga.
Those opening starting May 18 are Ford dealers in Alabang, Balintawak, Baliuag, Batangas, Cainta, Calamba, Cavite, Commonwealth, EDSA, Laguna, Makati, Malolos, Manila Bay, Marikina, Marilao, Quezon Avenue, Sta. Rosa, and Subic.
Some Ford dealerships opening on May 16 and May 18 are operating on limited capacity depending on the quarantine restrictions mandated by their locality’s respective local government unit (LGU). Customers are advised to contact their nearest or preferred Ford dealership to schedule appointments in advance for both sales and service transactions.
Meanwhile, Ford Cebu and Ford Minglanilla will resume operations as soon as the enhanced community quarantine measures are lifted.
As part of the “new normal” of conducting business, Ford dealers are progressively rolling out measures to maintain a safe and sanitary environment in the showroom. These include conducting regular temperature checks for everyone entering the showroom, re-organization of the dealership floor to ensure social distancing, wearing of face masks and gloves for Ford dealer personnel at all times with a hazardous waste container onsite for proper disposal, enforcement of social distancing rules in all customer interactions, thorough disinfection of all Ford dealerships three (3) times a day, and availability of hand sanitizer dispensers and alcohol in the showroom.
On the sales and service side, Ford dealerships are also implementing a number of initiatives such as vehicle sanitation, remote sales support to give customers a first-hand shopping experience, and support for financing.
“As we open the majority of our Ford dealer network, we would like to assure our customers and dealer teams that their health and safety remain our top priority with safety and sanitary measures in place in our Ford showrooms,” said PK Umashankar, managing director, Ford Philippines.
Between May 1 to 15, 2020, fifteen (15) Ford dealers have opened, including dealerships in Bohol, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Dipolog, Dumaguete, General Santos, Ilocos Norte (Service), Isabela, Naga, Negros Occidental, Ormoc, Palawan, Roxas, Surigao, and Tacloban.