MADA President Steve Brown Talks About the Current State of Auto Retail in Michigan

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Today on CBTNews.com for Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020:

MADA President Steve Brown Talks About the Current State of Auto Retail in Michigan
On today’s show, we welcome President of the Michigan Automobile Dealers Association (MADA), Steve Brown. Steve and Jim discuss the impact of COVID-19 in Michigan, lessons we’ve learned from Coronavirus, and more.

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