CRANSTON, R.I. (WPRI) — One of the many industries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic has been the auto industry.
Finding used cars hasn’t been as hard as trying to buy a new one. It’s been a frustrating year for those who sell new cars, including Bob Tasca III.
“You know when we went into COVID, I said ‘we have supply but no demand,’ now we have demand and no supply,” Tasca said.
Tasca and his family have been in the auto-dealer industry for almost 80 years and said none of them have experienced this in their lives.
Driving by any dealership, locally or globally, there are a lot of empty parking spaces in the lot.
“Normally you see car after car after car and you can see the lines are short but we still have cars though and we have