October 26, 2020

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    Ford makes face masks, face shields in the UK to allow workers in Europe to work safely

    Ford Motor is producing face masks in the U.K. and face shields at other Ford plants in Europe as part of initiatives to provide a safe working environment for workers performing essential roles at Ford facilities in Europe during the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis.  Production of personal protective equipment is currently underway at Ford centers in […]

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    Kia to offer ‘job loss insurance’ to new car buyers in Europe

    South Korean automaker Kia plans to offer insurance in Europe which protects consumers from having to make monthly payments on a new vehicle if they lose their job, a scheme designed to attract introverted customers back into showrooms after the coronavirus shutdown. The insurance scheme, which costs 15 euros to 20 euros a month, permits new […]

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    Volkswagen resumes Europe’s largest car factory after coronavirus shutdown

    Volkswagen has resumed work at its biggest factory located in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Monday even as inventory levels throughout the industry continue to build up as the coronavirus crisis saps demand. Encouraged by a decline in infection rates, Germany eased lockdown restrictions and automakers are depending on the country’s ability to trace and contain the […]

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    Audi to gradually resume auto production in Europe

    Audi will gradually resume production at its plants in Europe in the coming weeks, the automaker said in a press release. The company temporarily halted production at its European sites in mid-March because of the supply bottlenecks and a decline in demand because of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the release, the upcoming regulated resumption in […]

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    European new car sales dropped by 51.8% in March due to coronavirus

    Passenger car sales declined by over 50% in Europe’s major markets in March as lockdowns imposed because of the coronavirus took their toll, data revealed on Friday. In March, new car registrations declined by 51.8% to 853,077 vehicles in the European Union, Britain and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries, figures from the European Auto […]

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    Volkswagen to suspend production in Russia after supply shortage from Europe

    Volkswagen will suspend its car production in Russia because of a supply shortage caused by the coronavirus outbreak in Europe, Volkswagen Group Rus said on Tuesday. Production is going to be stopped from March 30 to April 10 at is car plant located in Kaluga and assembly line in Nizhny Novgorod, the company stated. Volkswagen […]

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    Ford shutting down factories in Europe as coronavirus spreads

    Ford announced on Tuesday that it would shut down its manufacturing facilities in Europe, as the coronavirus pandemic spreads through the continent. “While the impact of coronavirus at our facilities so far has been limited thankfully, its effects on our workers, dealers, suppliers and customers, as well as European society as a whole, is unprecedented,” […]

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    Volkswagen suspends production in Europe as coronavirus hits sales

    Volkswagen Group is suspending production at factories throughout Europe as the coronavirus pandemic hits sales and disrupts supply chains, the company stated. The German automaker, which owns brands such as Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Ducati, Lamborghini, Porsche, Seat and Skoda, also stated that uncertainty about the fallout from the virus meant it was impossible to provide […]

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    PSA closes European factories because of the spread of coronavirus

    French automaker PSA stated on Monday the company will shut down its European factories until March 27 because of the spread of coronavirus outbreak. “The chairman of the executive board with the members of the crisis unit decided …on the closure of the vehicle production sites,” PSA stated. The move comes amidst the on-going merger […]

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