KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – Typically, when you come into a shop like Hafkemeyer Motors, mechanics will have grease on their hands.
But now, they’re trying to wash and sanitize more often to prevent the coronavirus from forcing them to close.
Business is down with fewer people on the roads and drivers pushing off repairs until after the stay at home order is lifted.
Hafkemeyer usually has six to eight service appointments per day. Now, they’re doing two to four.
Andy Scott, the owner of the specialty shop, says they’re limited to working on BMWs, Mercedes and Mini Coopers, but that does bring in loyal and frequent customers.
“It’s definitely a lot slower, especially for this time of year. It could be a lot worse though,” he said.
There’s still enough work right now for most of the mechanics to stay busy.
Scott says they want to stay open and things would have to get very slow before they would consider temporarily closing.
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