October 27, 2020

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    Pelosi asks airline companies to hold off furloughs with more aid ‘imminent’

    Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday pledged additional payroll support for airlines and asked them to pause the tens of thousands of job cuts, sending shares in major U.S. carriers higher. Pelosi’s comments come a day after airlines started furloughing around 35,000 workers after the terms of a $25 billion federal payroll support package passed in […]

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    How COVID-19 Is Affecting Traffic Collisions in CA

    California is synonymous with traffic congestion. Well, at least it was before COVID-19 arrived. As more people stay at home during the pandemic, the Golden State’s typically packed highways have cleared up quite a bit, leading to a drop in accidents.   Indeed, new data out of UC Davis suggests auto accidents in California went down […]

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    General Motors, Ventec deliver 30,000 ventilators to U.S. government

    General Motors and medical equipment maker Ventec Life Systems have made deliveries of 30,000 ventilators to the U.S. government during the coronavirus crisis, the automaker said on Tuesday. U.S. President Donald Trump had urged the American automakers as part of a broader push to secure over 130,000 ventilators by the end of 2020. The deliveries […]

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    Birdsboro Car Show Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

    The 2020 edition of the annual Birdsboro Car Show annual car show, a huge event that annually attracts automobile hobbyists locally and from neighboring states, has been canceled due to the spread of the coronavirus, club President Teresa Levandoski announced. The show is a major fund-raising event for the Woman’s Club of Birdsboro, located in Berks County, […]

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    Hand sanitizer ignited in car in Waukegan

    Waukegan warned residents after hand sanitizer ignites in car

    An Illinois fire department is warning residents following the blame being made on sunlight shining into a vehicle for a bottle of 80% alcohol sanitizer catching fire, charring the inside of a car, and then blackening the windshield. The Waukegan Fire Department posted images on social media, concluding that a small bottle of hand sanitizer […]

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    Pennsylvania car show to defy government order over coronavirus

    Organizers of an outdoor car show in Pennsylvania stated on Wednesday that the event would go on regardless of a lawsuit by the state health department seeking to close it for operating in violation of coronavirus restrictions, specifically a rule prohibiting gatherings of more than 250 people. The sprawling event expects to see 100,000 attendees during four days. Show organizers referred […]

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    Cruz car show on the Port Orchard Waterfront in 2017

    Cruz on the Port Orchard Waterfront car show canceled over coronavirus

    The annual Cruz car show on the Port Orchard Waterfront is the recent significant summer event canceled because of coronavirus. “The Saints Car Club of Port Orchard has made the difficult decision to postpone ‘CRUZ 2020’ until August 8, 2021,” the club declared Tuesday.  Organizers mentioned public health concerns related to coronavirus together with concerns […]

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    Nissan to start resuming of U.S. auto plants on June 1

    Japanese automaker Nissan Motor stated on Wednesday it prepares to start resuming its closed U.S. auto manufacturing operations from June 1. Nissan’s vehicle assembly plant located in Canton, Mississippi and powertrain plant in Decherd, Tennessee plant to restart production on June 1, followed by its Smyrna, Tennessee vehicle assembly plant on June 8. The Infiniti […]

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    Hertz files for bankruptcy protection as coronavirus hits business

    Hertz, which started with a fleet of some Ford Model T’s a century ago and became one of the world’s largest auto rental companies, has filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday as the debt mounts on the company. The coronavirus pandemic has devastated the company by grounding business travelers and tourists, making it impossible for […]

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    Ford closes two U.S. assembly plants because of COVID-19 infections

    Ford Motor on Wednesday shut down two U.S. assembly plants as the coronavirus pandemic is wreaking early havoc with the automaker’s plan to resume North American production and start making its most profitable automobiles again. Ford closed its Dearborn, Michigan, plant because of a positive COVID-19 test by one worker, while its Chicago assembly plant […]

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    Supplier resumes flow of critical truck parts to Detroit automakers

    Dana Inc, a major supplier of truck parts to Detroit automakers, resume its Toledo plant Monday on a single shift, with one-third of its 750-person workforce and less than 1% absenteeism, the plant manager Craig Zimmerly noted. “We don’t have that vibe of ‘too soon.’ There may be a little bit of ‘okay, the mask […]

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    Andrew Cuomo

    Andrew Cuomo says car and race tracks in New York can reopen with no fans

    In another step toward restarting its economy going into the summer, New York will permit horse racing tracks and Watkins Glen International car track to resume with the coronavirus outbreak easing, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday. But Cuomo was quick to add a caveat: “No crowds. No fans.” At his daily briefing, Cuomo stated […]

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    Iola Old Car Show

    Iola Old Car Show canceled for 2020 due to coronavirus

    An event that brings thousands car enthusiasts to the small town of Iola, Wisconsin has been canceled this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Organizers informed about the cancellation of the 2020 Iola Old Car Show and Swap Meet on Tuesday. Organizers wrote: The monumental task of producing this world class event is heavily dependent on […]

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    Seattle, Washington

    Washington investigates car dealerships for possibly violating stay-home order

    The Washington state is investigating dozens of car dealerships for possible violations of the governor’s stay-home order in April to control the spread of the coronavirus, according to documents read by Q13 News. Most vehicle dealerships throughout the state have been earning really low in the past six weeks to comply with the stay-home order, with some […]

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    Tesla files lawsuit against California county over plant shutdown

    Tesla remains opposed to Alameda County’s lockdown as it affects its facility Tesla has filed a federal lawsuit Saturday against Alameda County in California challenging its shutdown of the company’s main factory as a part of lockdown implemented for controlling the spread of the coronavirus. The lawsuit seeks to overturn the county’s May 4 health […]

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