Not every company has the capacity to make a respirator or a ventilator, but there's one weapon most automakers, dealerships and other players in the industry can offer in the battle against COVID-19: transportation.
In this installment of "A Call to Action," we share stories of how companies redeployed their fleets, whether to ferry food for charities or give first responders a convenient way to get to work
The examples are numerous, so we offer just a few: the Toyota dealership that made grocery runs for seniors; a Mercedes bus that was converted into a makeshift intensive-care ambulance; Hondas that were outfitted to shuttle people to testing sites.
Wars are fought with all kinds of tools. Just like the ubiquitous Jeeps or the amphibious General Motors "Ducks" that helped win World War II, sometimes a vehicle can make all the difference.