The coronavirus pandemic forced Ford, GM and Fiat Chrysler to close factories and halt production. They're expected to report large losses.
Auto production made the biggest manufacturing gains in June, but an increase in COVID-19 cases now threatens that progress.
Among the steps General Motors says it will take: providing additional protective gear, and taking workers' temperatures when they arrive.
The plant is situated in a California COVID-19 hot spot.
The auto industry is juggling the need to cut costs while preserving its workforce to ramp up once factories reopen.
If implemented, the tariffs will hurt American workers — and consumers.
That could hurt consumers but benefit banks and dealerships.
The Trump administration is battling California over its strict fuel standards. Regardless of who ends up winning, automakers are likely to keep increasing fuel standards.