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Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup: May 25

Production snags, sales trends roil the auto industry

Propulsion

A Flatter Take on EV Skateboards

Israeli startup integrates corner modules with chassis

Mobility

COVID-19’s Impact on Suppliers: Bankruptcy and Restructuring

The crisis of COVID-19 is exposing structural issues that were already under pressure from the looming juggernauts of electrification, autonomy, shared mobility and connectedness.

Sales

Car Sales Crash in Europe

78% drop in April as countries, carmakers post double-digit declines

Production

Coronavirus Auto Industry Roundup for May 15

Carmakers juggle production, search for funding

Labor

Ex-UAW Chief Arraigned on Embezzlement Charges

Guilty plea expected next month as federal probe targets second ex-UAW president

Production

Tesla Plant-Opening Drama Ends

Officials grant an already-reopened plant permission to open...next week

Propulsion

Save the Environment, Drive a Jeep?

Making a case for adding green credentials to off-road performance

Propulsion

Lotus Aims to Revamp EV Ownership Models

Partnership with British utility promises new charging infrastructure and smart grid tech

Production

China Leads Auto Industry Revival

U.S., Europe and Asia will take longer, says LMC Automotive

Sales

Rental Companies Cancel New-Car Orders

Carmakers scramble to reassign cars made for fleets

Business

GM Dodges Financial Loss, But Not for Long

Industry’s results will get worse before they get better

Business

Europe Eases Auto Sales Restrictions

But region takes a cautious approach to sales incentives

Economics

Pandemic Hits FCA-PSA Merger Terms

The terms of engagement are shifting as car sales swoon

Assembly

Final Assembly Plants Begin to Reopen in Europe

Carmakers are pilot-testing their health safety strategies.

Production

Carmakers Tiptoe Back into Production in Europe

The trickle will continue into early May.

Sales

New Auto Industry Startup Target for U.S., Canada: Early May

Safety, supply chain, and sales are the big question marks for carmarkers as they consider production startup

Regulations

Canada Caught in the Middle in CO2 Rules Fight

Current regulations align with tougher standards

Production

Coronavirus Industry Roundup: April 3

Carmakers extend plant shutdowns, eye mid-April restarts

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Ralph Gilles’ Alfas

Sixth in a series. Yes, there are FCA vehicles in Ralph Gilles’ garage. But ones you might not think.

Business

U.S. Car Sales Skid

Stay at home orders are keeping buyers away

Production

Production Outlook: A Tough Quarter, Then a Path to Recovery

Carmakers could surpass year-ago output by September

Production

Carmakers in a Quandary about When to Reopen Plants

It starts with worker safety, but there also is increasing uncertainty about demand

Production

Detroit Cancels 2020 Auto Show

The NAIAS venue will become a temporary hospital for Michigan’s rising number of coronavirus victims.