Six trade associations representing the transportation industry, including the Auto Care Association, called on state and local governments March 17 to consider the importance of motor vehicle supply and repair facilities in implementing orders to close nonessential businesses as a result of the coronavirus.
CIECA announced Connor Smith, senior manager of OEM for CARSTAR, will present during the next CIECAst webinar.
The Senate on March 18 passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, an economic stimulus plan aimed at addressing the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on Americans and introducing paid sick leave and an expanded family and medical leave act to the nation’s employers.
Just a day after an Alameda County, CA, spokesperson declared in a statement to the Los Angeles Times that Tesla is an “essential business” and thus allowed to remain in operation amid the C-19 outbreak, the county’s sheriff’s office has taken an opposing stance.
With schools closing across the country because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Petersen Automotive Museum began offering free educational livestream programming March 17.
As COVID-19 continues to spread, some auto glass businesses have implemented additional safety practices to ensure their employees and customers remain protected. glassBYTEs reached out to some industry professionals to learn what if any changes they’ve made.
Tesla stock has taken a significant hit in recent weeks, dropping back to sub-$500 levels as of writing March 17.