Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with GE Healthcare, announced March 30 it will begin producing in Michigan a third-party ventilator, with the goal to produce 50,000 of the vitally needed units within 100 days and up to 30,000 a month thereafter as needed.
Recently, we explored some of the psychological reasons behind car hoarding. Regardless of whether you’re for or against this habit (or well-intentioned hobby?), a recent headline out of Pennsylvania makes for an interesting story.
In a letter to President Donald Trump last week, National Auto Auction Association CEO Frank Hackett voiced his support of efforts made by franchised and independent car dealers, who are asking the president for clarification that sales and leasing at their stores is an essential service.
Elon Musk has announced he and his companies have access to additional FDA-approved ventilators that can be shipped worldwide free of charge using Tesla’s delivery network.
Safelite President and CEO Tom Feeney announced major company changes March 30, due to the effects of COVID-19 on the auto glass industry.
CCC Information Services Inc. announced the creation of an information and resource page to help small businesses across the industry facing mounting challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Collision Industry Foundation (CIF) announced March 30 that CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) has donated $100,000 to the CIF COVID-19 fund to support collision repair professionals impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, matching the initial $100,000 funded by CIF.
CIECA announced March 30 it will hold a special CIECAst webinar at 11 a.m. CST April 6, “How Our Industry is Addressing Challenges Created by the Coronavirus.”
A breathing aid that can help keep Covid-19 patients out of intensive care, adapted by mechanical engineers at UCL and clinicians at UCLH working with Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains (Mercedes-AMG HPP), has been approved for use in the United Kingdom's NHS.