How Ottawa’s financial aid package for Air Canada compares to the auto sector bailout
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Late sales rebound helps US automakers avoid 2020 disaster
Pandemic forced auto factories and many dealerships to shut down in April and May
Automakers shut North American plants over coronavirus fears
Most said they’ll have to evaluate the spread of the virus before reopening.
Detroit 3, UAW agree on virus measures to keep plants running
Partial closure of plants, deep cleaning and longer periods between shift enacted to protect employees.
Unifor, FCA, Ford, GM form virus task force to protect employees
Measures in place and in continuous communication at the national and plant levels.
Automakers dodged parts shortage, but COVID-19 poses new threat
Falling sales and sickened factory workers and the threat of recession as the virus spreads through the US and Europe.
Automakers side with Trump in legal fight with California
They want one national program with achievable standards to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Tariffs force some automakers to dim earnings outlook
Significant increases in commodity costs blamed for GM’s expected lower profits.
Fiat Chrysler is shaken without visionary CEO behind wheel
Marchionne steps down early because of severe health problems. Jeep executive Mike Manley is taking over.
Hyundai Motor union warns auto tariffs could hurt US jobs
20,000 jobs at a Hyundai factory in Alabama are at stake.
Trump predicts auto workers will be ‘very happy’ with NAFTA
Disses Mexico and Canada as “very difficult to deal with” during the negotiations.