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FCA signs up for credit facility of EUR3.5bn

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has entered into a new credit facility with two banks. It says the credit line will be available for 'general...

Jobs of over 1.1m EU automobile workers affected

The jobs of at least 1,110,107 Europeans working in automobile manufacturing are affected by factory shutdowns as a result of the COVID-19 crisis,...

Delphi draws on $500m credit facility

Delphi Technologies said it had been taking significant steps to conserve cash given the immediate impact on its business from the coronavirus...

PSA/Valeo team for 10,000 respirators study

PSA and Valeo among other companies led by Air Liquide, have been asked by the French government to study the possibility of increasing respirator...

Faurecia temporarily shutters many plants

Faurecia has shut down a large number of its production sites in Europe and will do the same in North and South America, following similar temporary...

Ford and GE plan ventilator production

Ford, in collaboration with GE Healthcare, said it would begin producing in Michigan a third party ventilator with the goal of producing 50,000 of the...

Lear adds face masks; face shields in development

Seating and e-systems supplier Lear Corporation said it had added capacity at its AccuMED production facility, which specialises in the manufacturing...

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SEAT turns windscreen wiper motors into ventilators

VW-Group brand SEAT has revealed that it is making ventilator prototypes at its Martorell plant in Spain and a...

Daimler's Fuso eCanter now delivering post in Dublin

Ireland's post service An Post began operating two all electric Fuso eCanter trucks in the capital Dublin this month.

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Auto sector faces biggest existential crisis since 2007-09

The automotive sector is facing its biggest existential crisis since the 2007-2009 financial crisis with 97% of light vehicle manufacturing plants in Europe and North America temporarily shut down.

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