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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.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV expects to begin restarting most plants in North America the week of May 18 after reporting a net loss of $1.84 billion in the first three months of the year.

Hours before some of her executive orders expired, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on April 30 signed a flurry of orders extending her powers and stretching the shutdown of public places, including bars and gyms through May 28.

Investigators are working to determine what started a fire that ripped through a Newark, OH, auto body shop April 30.

A Columbus, OH, auto body shop, for the third time, has lost an attempt to pocket money paid to it by an auto insurer for vehicle repairs that were never made.