General Motors told suppliers on Monday it is postponing work on at least half a dozen future models to conserve cash during the coronavirus pandemic and suggested it could delay the planned launch in late April of its highly profitable large sport utility vehicles. GM previously told suppliers that it planned to begin production in late April of the redesigned 2021 Cadillac Escalade, GMC Yukon, Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban full-size SUVs at its Arlington, Texas, plant after winding up production of the outgoing models this week, according to an email reviewed by Reuters. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Could Force GM To Delay Its Redesigned 2021 SUVs
Officials in states hard hit by the pandemic have pleaded with the Trump administration and manufacturers to speed up production of ventilators to cope with a surge in patients struggling to breathe. Hospitals in New York already are using one ventilator to sustain two patients. New Orleans has a fraction of the ventilators it needs for a surge of COVID-19 patients, Louisiana officials said. … [Read more...] about Ford, GE Healthcare To Produce 50,000 Ventilators In 100 Days In U.S.
The ministry finally has added that many vehicles are involved in operations of essential services in the country and will not be able to renew their certificates/ documents during the lockdown. It has to be ensured that drivers of these vehicles are not harassed and face difficulties during the discharge of their duties. The enforcement authorities have been asked to treat all documents as valid till June 30 2020. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Lockdown Forces Government To Extend Validity Of Transport Documents
Commenting on the recent developments, Dr Ramachandra N Galla, Chairman of Amara Raja Group said, "Amara Raja group stands in solidarity with the government in its efforts to fight the pandemic of COVID -19, with the healthcare workers tirelessly standing on the frontline fighting day and night to overcome the Corona virus and with the people of the country. Alongside our social endeavours, internally we are geared up to support our employees, customers, community and all our stakeholders." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Pandemic: Amara Raja Group Donates ₹ 6 Crore To CM Relief Fund
— Dr. Ashwathnarayan C. N. (@drashwathcn) March 30, 2020 Ola Cabs suspended its services pan India after the lockdown was announced recalled its leased vehicles back from the driver-partners. The company has also stopped accepting daily rental from these drivers, while opening a fund for its drivers that will be out of jobs till the lockdown ends. The Bengaluru-based company also announced a compensation of ₹ 30,000 for its drivers and their families if they have been affected by COVID-19. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus Pandemic: Ola Offers 500 Cabs To Transport Doctors In Karnataka