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France's Virus Train Moves Patients to Less Hard-Hit 2020-03-26 15:54:09The national railroad system converted a TGV high-speed train to move 20 Covid-19 patients from Strasbourg to calmer hospitals in the Loire Valley.

News Rules Could Finally Clear the Way for 2020-03-26 09:00:00For the first time, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is weighing in on autonomous vehicles with no driver behind the wheel—or

What World War II Can Teach Us About 2020-03-26 07:00:00Some manufacturers are racing to make ventilators, respirators, and face shields. But the situation is nothing like it was in the 1940s.

We're Not Going to Run Out of Food—so 2020-03-24 08:00:00Food producers, distributors, and warehouse operators say supplies are plentiful, so long as stores can be restocked.

Plant Shutdowns, Vital Truckers, and More Car News 2020-03-22 09:00:00Coronavirus fears lead the big automakers—including a stubborn Tesla—to suspend operations, while airlines are hauling more goods, fewer p

As Covid-19 Spreads, Truckers Need to Keep on 2020-03-20 07:00:00The demand for hospital equipment, groceries and, yes, toilet paper has big rigs rolling and truck stops adapting.

Anthony Levandowski Pleads Guilty to Stealing Waymo Secrets 2020-03-19 22:54:52The cofounder of Google's self-driving car program will likely go to prison for taking confidential company documents before he left in 2016.

Covid-19 Is Bad for the Auto Industry—and Even 2020-03-19 08:00:00Factory shutdowns signal a troubled road ahead for carmakers, while low gas prices could hit electric vehicles hard. 

The Navy Deploys Two Hospital Ships as the 2020-03-18 19:47:53The *Comfort* and the *Mercy* won't handle Covid-19 patients because of their close quarters. An ER doctor questions if they should be used at all.&n

Sheriff Tells Tesla It's Not as ‘Essential’ as 2020-03-17 22:00:34The company operated its California factory normally Tuesday, despite a “shelter-in-place” order. Then, county officials said it had to cl

Airlines Use Empty Passenger Jets to Ease the 2020-03-17 07:00:00People aren't flying because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, some carriers are putting planes back in service to carry freight instead.

A Travel Ban, Gig Economy Risks, and More 2020-03-15 09:00:00Already ailing airlines are hit with new woes as Trump bars visitors from Europe for 30 days. Plus, is anything not canceled? 

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2021 Chevrolet Camaro Coupe and Convertible Get Updates 2020-03-26 12:55:13The Chevrolet Camaro coupe and convertible enter the 2021 model year with minimal changes according to the bow-tie brand’s fleet order guide. Th

2020 Mazda CX-30 Interior Review: Does it Meet 2020-03-26 04:00:51The 2020 Mazda CX-30 might be the newest addition to the Mazda family, but one peek inside makes it abundantly clear this crossover belongs in the sam

Best New Overland Vehicles: Factory-Backed Off-Roaders Ready for 2020-03-26 04:00:35For many overlanders and off-roaders, modifying their SUV or truck is half the fun—I know this full well, as I’ve watched my wife turn her

10 Classic JDM Cars You’ve Probably Never Heard 2020-03-26 04:00:09As a car fanatic, you already know that JDM stands for Japanese Domestic Market, and that Japan has a propensity for giving cars unintentionally funny

Ford Replica Window Stickers Available for Your Fox-Body 2020-03-25 20:15:23Yes, you can give your Fox-body Mustang a new paint job or an engine rebuild, but one of the easiest ways to make your classic sports car look and fee

Sit Your Tail Down and Ogle This Ultra-Rare 2020-03-25 19:16:43Let’s cut to the chase: The McLaren F1 is one of the most legendary supercars ever made. There is simply no overstating how mind-blowing the F1

Toyota’s Rad 1989 RAV-FOUR Concept Is the RAV4 2020-03-25 18:05:15The Toyota RAV4 has been part of the automotive landscape for so long that you forget where it came from. Remember the really early ones, available in

Use These Cool Car-Themed Coloring Books To Stay 2020-03-25 16:50:05If there is one thing people all around the world are getting a lot of right now, it’s quality time with those they share a roof with. But, havi

The Least Boring Cars, Trucks, and SUVs Under 2020-03-25 16:07:07You’ve got money to burn. Say, enough to jump over the roughly $35,000 average transaction price for a new car in America and buy a car, SUV, or

Should This Be The Next Dodge Challenger/Charger, Yellow 2020-03-25 15:13:36The Dodge Challenger coupe and Charger sedan are due for full redesigns, and we can only imagine what their replacements might look lik

2020 Jeep Cherokee Interior Review: Still Fresh 2020-03-25 04:00:11It’s no secret that the automotive industry moves fast, with fierce competition in every segment. It’s normal for vehicles generations to

Timing for Next-Generation Toyota 86, 4Runner, Tundra, Sienna, 2020-03-24 22:00:54Most PowerPoint slide shows are a real snooze. Not this one that reportedly shows Toyota’s future product timeline, though. Credit a snitch at a

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UK CV production down in February 2020-03-27 08:38:00UK commercial vehicle production declined 13.6% in February to 7,980 vans, trucks and buses manufactured, according to the Society of Motor Manufactur

Faurecia/Valeo donate 130,000 masks to hospitals 2020-03-27 08:09:00Faurecia has donated 100,000 surgical masks to the Civil Hospitals of Colmar in Eastern France, an area particularly affected by the coronavirus,

FCA readies face masks factory 2020-03-27 07:52:00Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is in the process of converting its first plant to produce face masks for donation to first responders and health care

Lear provides coronavirus business update 2020-03-27 07:31:00Lear is instituting additional employee safety measures and enhancing the company's financial flexibility in light of the substantial impact Cov

AAM withdraws 2020 financial outlook 2020-03-27 07:25:00AAM says, as a result of the unexpected disruption in light vehicle production and economic uncertainty due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, it

FCA closes plants to 14 April 2020-03-27 07:10:00Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) said plants across the US and Canada, as well as headquarters operations and construction projects, would remain closed until

VW extends Chattanooga shutdown 2020-03-27 06:51:00Having earlier announced a production suspension from 21 March to 10pm Sunday, 29 March, Volkswagen said its US plant in Chattanooga will now remain c

FTA calls for Brexit transition extension 2020-03-27 06:43:00British logistics association, FTA is asking for an extension to the Brexit transition period as Europe remains resolutely fixed on fighting the coron

Geely's Volvo Cars restructures executive management 2020-03-27 06:06:00Volvo Cars is restructuring its executive management, starting 14 April, to, it said, "effectively position the company to capture business oppo

Volkswagen extends suspension of production in Germany 2020-03-27 05:16:00Volkswagen is to extend the production suspension at its German plants for a further four days until April 9.

COVID-19 - A message from just-auto's publisher 2020-03-26 13:41:00The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is incredibly fast-moving, uncertain, and complex, with potentially profound and long-term impacts on a global, cr

Toyota extends NAFTA shutdown 2020-03-26 12:34:00Toyota said it would further extend the length of its production suspension at all of its automobile and components plants in North America, including

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As deaths grow, when to reopen the plants? New! 2020-03-29 00:00:01Mid-April appears to be the earliest that most North America production could resume, but the deaths of at least four UAW members at FCA underscore th

How self-driving star fell off course New! 2020-03-29 00:00:01Anthony Levandowski is a genius, albeit a flawed one, some say. After a career marked by technology triumphs and a generous dose of controversy at Ube

In Japan and Korea, the show goes on New! 2020-03-29 00:00:01Japan and South Korea carried on as business-as-usual in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping their auto factories open until now. But the econo

Making the hard call to close store New! 2020-03-29 00:00:01When one of his employees' siblings tested positive for coronavirus, the chairman of a Michigan Ford dealership acted quickly, shuttering the store a

Feds add leasing, rentals to essential-worker guidelines 2020-03-28 21:38:09An earlier memo covered automotive repair and maintenance as well as transportation equipment manufacturing and distribution facilities. Guidance for

Two Ford workers die of coronavirus in Detroit 2020-03-28 20:16:53The pair are the first Ford employees known to have died from the virus. One of the victims worked at the automaker's Dearborn Stamping plant wh

2020 Detroit auto show canceled; venue to be 2020-03-28 18:48:59The next Detroit auto show is now scheduled for June 2021, organizers told sponsors Saturday. The TCF Center, where the show was set to take place in

GM CEO’s 16-month effort to repair Trump ties 2020-03-28 11:08:54President Trump’s Friday fracas over ventilators caught GM completely off guard, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. By the eve

GM reaches $120 million settlement in ignition-switch defect 2020-03-28 09:20:14The settlement would resolve claims by owners who said they suffered economic losses from buying vehicles they thought were defect-free, only to

Supplier's first move: Protect employees 2020-03-28 00:00:01Many auto companies waited for customers to start the chain of reaction of production halts, but vehicle software supplier StradVision moved early to

KAR to furlough employees, reduce executive salaries amid 2020-03-27 15:44:24KAR Global's additional actions follow a decision last week to halt sales at all North American ADESA locations for at least two weeks. That includes

Toyota begins making 3D-printed face shields for med 2020-03-27 15:38:21Toyota Motor North America said it had made an initial batch of 300 face shields for medical workers in Texas, Indiana, Kentucky and Michigan, and exp


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