US car plants reopen, workers return to factories

After being idle for almost two months, some large carmakers such as Ford, General Motors and Fiat-Chrysler in the US are restarting their assembly plants. Workers are returning to the production line with new protective gear and social-distancing rules. But questions remain over the global supply chain and how much demand there is amid the … Read more US car plants reopen, workers return to factories

Virus Drives Down Auto Sales For GM and Fiat

Apr.01 — General Motors Co. and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV gave an early glimpse of the damage a global pandemic has done to their U.S. sales, reporting deliveries that fell short of analysts’ estimates. Jessica Caldwell, executive director of insights for market researcher Edmunds, joins “Bloomberg Markets.”

Coronavirus Italy: ‘He stayed two days in the hospital and then he died’ – BBC Newsnight

Umberto Falchetti, who for many years was the guiding force at car parts supplier MTA in Italy, died after a short battle with coronavirus. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F MTA, short for Meccanotecnica Codognese, makes electronic and electromechanical components supplied to BMW, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, PSA Group and Renault. The company was founded in … Read more Coronavirus Italy: ‘He stayed two days in the hospital and then he died’ – BBC Newsnight

Combatting coronavirus: Car factories suspend operations

Across the United States, Mexico and Canada, car companies are temporarily suspending their operations to help stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Ford has already shut its production lines, while General Motors and Fiat-Chrysler are expected to follow suit. Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports from Chicago. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow … Read more Combatting coronavirus: Car factories suspend operations

Phil Mickelson breaks down his victory at The American Express 2004 2020

On the first playoff hole in The American Express 2004, Phil Mickelson uses his short game skills from the rough to nearly hole his pitch shot. He would tap in the ensuing putt to claim his second victory in the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, as it was known at the time. SUBSCRIBE to PGA TOUR … Read more Phil Mickelson breaks down his victory at The American Express 2004 2020

A ride in a Waymo driverless car

TechCrunch contributor Ed Niedemeyer gets a ride in Waymo’s driverless Chrysler Pacifica minivan in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler. The company is starting to match members of its early rider program with driverless rides as it starts scaling up its robotaxi service. For more on Waymo’s driverless car: https://tcrn.ch/2NvKpaf TechCrunch is a leading technology media … Read more A ride in a Waymo driverless car

Chrysler Group’s Financial Woes at an End?

The Chrysler Group’s financial crisis may be over following the announcement that they have repaid $5.9 billion (€4.3 billion, £3.7 billion) in government loans six years ahead of schedule. The repayments to the U.S Treasury and Export Development Canada (EDC) were made following the completion of new refinancing transactions, and are in addition to interest … Read more Chrysler Group’s Financial Woes at an End?

Rulings: Louisiana Court Upholds Crysler Defect Verdict

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal for the State of Louisiana has upheld the judgement of a St. Bernard Parish district court jury which found Chrysler liable for the death of a baby, Collin Guillot, as well as injuries to his family. On May 21, 1999, Mr. and Mrs. Guillot and their daughter got into … Read more Rulings: Louisiana Court Upholds Crysler Defect Verdict