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

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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 […]

U.S. investigation into UAW training center funds expands to GM, Ford

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General Motors and Ford Motor confirmed they are cooperating with a broadened Justice Department investigation into supposed misspending at United Automobile Workers union training centers funded by U.S. automakers. The investigation became public in July, when federal prosecutors alleged a former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV vice president of making $1.2 million in inappropriate payments to […]