Category: COVID-19 Automaker Response

Automotive Manufacturers’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic, production guidelines, safety protocols, and latest news affecting car-maker and car buyer

Ford Restarts Operations in the U.S. and UK but immediately closes Midwest Plants due to New COVID-19 Cases

Return to Work at Dearborn Truck Plant

Ford restarted operations on Monday, May 18, with strict new measures aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19, including new 24-hour testing protocols for employees in four regions and requiring temperature checks and wellness self-assessments before entering any facility. But efforts proved not enough to eliminate the threat the highly contagious virus poses if even one employee is sick.