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Debt and Coronavirus Push Hertz into Bankruptcy Protection

Debt and Coronavirus Push Hertz into Bankruptcy Protection

By Tom Krisher | May 24
Hertz filed for bankruptcy protection Friday, unable to withstand the coronavirus pandemic that has crippled global travel and with it, the heavily indebted 102-year-old car rental company's business.

Ford Temporarily Halts Work At 2 Plants; Rolls Cuts Jobs

Ford Temporarily Halts Work At 2 Plants; Rolls Cuts Jobs

May 21
Ford temporarily halted production at two assembly plants Tuesday and Wednesday after three workers tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Toyota Vehicles Debut Online As Virus Postpones Auto Show

Toyota Vehicles Debut Online As Virus Postpones Auto Show

By Tom Krisher | May 19
When Toyota introduced two new vehicles Monday, its executives didn't brag about them from an elaborate stage inside a convention center.

Edmunds: Best Used Cars for Under $15,000

Edmunds: Best Used Cars for Under $15,000

By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | May 19
A used vehicle purchase, in particular, is something to consider. Buying used allows you to get more features for your money when compared to a new car. The hardest part is finding a good one.

Edmunds: How to Manage Your Lease During the Pandemic

Edmunds: How to Manage Your Lease During the Pandemic

By Ronald Montoya of Edmunds | May 18
The coronavirus pandemic has significantly changed the way we live and conduct business in this country. Take, for instance, the act of terminating a vehicle lease.

Car Tech to Guard Against Distracted Driving

Car Tech to Guard Against Distracted Driving

By Reese Counts | May 17
Distracted driving puts not only drivers on the road at risk but also passengers, cyclists and pedestrians. In 2018, it led to the deaths of 2,841 people.

Tesla Picks Austin, Tulsa As Finalists for New U.S. Factory

Tesla Picks Austin, Tulsa As Finalists for New U.S. Factory

By Tom Krisher | May 16
Tesla has picked Austin, Texas, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, as finalists for its new U.S. assembly plant, a person briefed on the matter said Friday.

Auto Workers' Tenuous Return A Ray of Hope in Jobs Crisis

Auto Workers' Tenuous Return A Ray of Hope in Jobs Crisis

By Tom Krisher | May 15
Tens of thousands of auto workers are returning to factories that have been shuttered since mid-March due to fears of spreading the coronavirus.

Tesla CEO Musk Restarts California Factory Amid Lockdown

Tesla CEO Musk Restarts California Factory Amid Lockdown

By Tom Krisher and Ben Margot | May 12
Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirmed Monday that the company has restarted its California factory, a move that defied local government orders involving measures to contain the coronavirus.

Mexico Auto Plants to Reopen As Country Weighs Virus Risks

Mexico Auto Plants to Reopen As Country Weighs Virus Risks

By Mark Stevenson | May 9
Volkswagen de Mexico said late Thursday it is planning to reopen its assembly plant in Puebla state and its engine factory in Guanajuato state on June 1.

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