After about two months of being under the Enhanced Community Quarantine of ECQ, the government has decided to lift the rule in some areas, seeing the need for the economy to rocerver, at least gradually. This meant that some non-essential business establishments like car dealerships are now permitted to resume operations.
Several car brands have taken action and opened their dealerships in areas now with lifted ECQ or places under the new rule called General Community Quarantine (GCQ). In brief, GCQ is a less restricted form of ECQ wherein certain business establishments are permitted to operate with safety and sanitation in mind.
One such car brand is Suzuki Philippines (SPH), which have given the go signal to (of note) 17 of its dealerships in provincial areas with lifted ECQs. These dealerships include Bohol, Cagayan De Oro, Calbayog, Dumaguete, General Santos, SM General Santos, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Isabela, Kalibo, La Union, Naga, Ormoc, Ozamiz, Palawan, Roxas, and Tacloban.
Despite the ECQ being lifted in said communities where SPH has decided to reopen, the auto company prioritized the safety of its employees and customers. To do this, SPH introduced “New Normal” business operations with to-do’s that are easy to remember: