Apr 8, 2020

Awaiting U.S. company profit reports

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Some rebounding for U.S. markets; less confidence for those in Europe. Honda, Nissan and Tesla on the list of car companies triggering mass furloughs of factory workers. An update on the extra $600 in unemployment benefits.

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Automakers announce furloughs due to COVID-19 shutdowns

Apr 8, 2020
The auto industry is juggling the need to cut costs while preserving its workforce to ramp up once factories reopen.
Nissan has furloughed about 10,000 employees at plants in Tennessee and Mississippi.
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COVID-19 forces auto industry to adapt

Apr 8, 2020
Dealerships are ramping up online sales and offering deferred payment plans.
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Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director

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