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

Ford logo in their auto plant

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 […]

Airbus and Ford say they can make more ventilators if UK ups order

London's busy roads

A group of companies, including Airbus and Ford, could make more than the current government order of 20,000 ventilators and keep making once normal operations begin to restart, the head of the project informed Reuters on Tuesday. Several engineering, aerospace, automotive and Formula One companies have joined each other to produce the equipment in order […]

Jaguar Land Rover employees raise money to help coronavirus patients in UK

Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover said this week that its employees from Solihull plant have raised thousands of dollars to help the coronavirus affected people in UK. The automaker also stated that two donations of $6142 each will go to Renewal CC and Age UK Solihull, which will provide food parcels to around 10,000 of the locations most isolated and […]

Production at Nissan’s UK car plant suspended for April over coronavirus

Nissan Motor factory in Sunderland, UK

Production at Nissan’s UK factory, the country’s biggest auto plant, is suspended throughout April, maintaining a shutdown in place since mid-March as the coronavirus pandemic spreads across Europe. “During this period, most of the plant employees will be furloughed,” the company stated, referring to a government scheme covering 80% of wage costs for staff placed […]

Britain orders 10,000 ventilators made by Ford, Airbus and Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars

Britain has placed an order for 10,000 ventilators which will be made by a consortium of companies consisting of Ford Motor, Airbus and Rolls-Royce as part of efforts to battle the coronavirus pandemic. Governments across the world are attempting to increase the number of ventilators which are mechanical breathing devices capable of blowing air and […]