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The COVID-19 pandemic stressed supply chains both big and small and put limitations on the production of automobiles, especially custom autos. It also made developing creative solutions essential. 

On this episode of Transmission, Grace Sharkey and Sebastian Blanco look at how one company in the business of creating customized Land Rovers found a creative way to solve its parts sourcing issues. 

They welcome Elliot Humble, co-founder at ECD Automotive Design, to talk about how when his company couldn’t find the classic and new parts it needed for its restorations, he pulled out the oldest trick in the book. He called his mom. 

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