Ford suspending production in Brazil, Argentina due to coronavirus outbreak

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Ford Motor on Thursday stated it will postpone production in Brazil and Argentina starting next week because of the coronavirus outbreak, joining General Motors and Mercedes Benz which have also announced such measures in Brazil. Brazil automakers initially thought they would have to suspend production in April, but the spread of coronavirus has forced faster […]

General Motors, Mercedes to give leave to all workers in Brazil

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General Motors and Mercedes Benz will give leave to all employees in Brazil later this month, the companies stated, suggesting that production in South America’s main auto center will be largely impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. Brazil’s automakers had been readying for a potential breakdown in its parts supply chain from China beginning in April […]