Volkswagen cuts dividend following low profits due to coronavirus

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Volkswagen reported a second-quarter operating loss on Thursday as vehicle deliveries declined by nearly a third because of the coronavirus crisis, forcing the German automaker to slash its dividend despite a gradual rebound in demand. The multi-brand car and truck maker predicted a major drop in full-year sales, even though it stated that it was […]

Uber offers COVID-19 contact tracing help as the cases continue to rise

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Uber Technologies Inc has quietly started a service to provide public health officials quick access to data about drivers and riders presumed to have come into contact with someone infected with COVID-19, company officials said. The service, offered without any charge, could help improve the image of the ride-hailing giant, which recently started a new […]

Birdsboro Car Show Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

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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, […]

Ford says restrictions at Mexico plants are ‘not sustainable’

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Ford Motor on Thursday stated new staffing restrictions imposed on plants producing auto parts in the Mexican state of Chihuahua were “not sustainable,” the recent sign U.S. automakers are still reeling from coronavirus led lockdown in Mexico. Mexico is a major part of a broader international supply chain important to U.S. automakers, many of which […]