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How Irish business faces up to Coronavirus crisis: Gavin Hydes, chief executive of Joe Duffy Motors

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Bump in the road: Joe Duffy Group CEO Gavin Hydes is aiming to protect his staff from the financial fallout of the pandemic

Bump in the road: Joe Duffy Group CEO Gavin Hydes is aiming to protect his staff from the financial fallout of the pandemic

Bump in the road: Joe Duffy Group CEO Gavin Hydes is aiming to protect his staff from the financial fallout of the pandemic

GAVIN Hydes built what was a single struggling BMW dealership into Ireland's biggest car sales network amid the financial crisis.

Today, the CEO of Joe Duffy Group is navigating a new crisis - how to keep selling and servicing cars safely during a pandemic.

The group's 21 dealerships this month are disinfecting steering wheels and gear knobs after each test and service.