Michigan governor to announce manufacturing can reopen in state

Detroit Michigan

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday is expected to make announcement regarding the reopening of the state’s factories, removing one of the last major obstacles to North American automakers bringing thousands of laid-off workers back to work amid the coronavirus pandemic, two people familiar with the matter said. Companies will be told they can start […]

Auto suppliers warn Michigan on new delays in restarting production

Detroit Michigan

Major U.S. auto suppliers informed Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer they are ready to resume production and raised alarm about new delays to restarting operations. Following the spread of the coronavirus, most auto suppliers stopped operations in late March as automakers shut down their factories. Now uncertainty regarding when Michigan will permit the resumption of operations is causing […]

General Motors, Ford and Fiat target May 18 restart date in the US

Detroit Three automakers, General Motors, Ford Motor, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

General Motors, Ford Motor and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles are targeting May 18 to restart some production at their U.S. plants after shutting down plants in March because of the spread of the coronavirus, the Wall Street Journal reported. Executives from the companies in recent times tentatively settled on the timeline after talks with the leaders […]