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On May 6, CARSTAR Maryville in Illinois provided food for all 500 staff at Anderson Hospital, while also supporting local restaurant businesses.

May 11 was a dress rehearsal for automotive suppliers and other manufacturers across Michigan as employees began returning to work at places like Mahindra Automotive North America following a seven-week shutdown because of the coronavirus pandemic.  

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said May 7 that auto and other manufacturing workers can return to the job next week, further easing her stay-at-home order while extending it through May 28 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Wednesday, 06 May 2020 22:55

Fire Torches Cleveland Auto Body Shop

A May 5 morning fire raged through an auto body shop on the East Side of Cleveland, OH.

On May 5, just four weeks after initial production began, GM delivered its 1 millionth face mask.

Illinois businesses won't be able to fully reopen and conventions, festivals and large events will be on hold until there’s a vaccine or “highly effective treatment” for COVID-19, under a new five-phase plan Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced May 5.