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Mexico's auto industry restart builds, but Ford, VW, Audi still waiting

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Mexico's auto industry reopening picked up pace on Tuesday, with Fiat Chrysler and BMW AG joining peers in gradually dusting off operations even as the wait for approvals slowed the return of Ford Motor Co and other companies. Fiat Chrysler on Tuesday began reopening two facilities in the central Mexican city of Toluca after a gradual restart of its operations in the northern city of Saltillo a day earlier, said a company spokesman. The announcement means two of Detro

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New Jersey used car dealer charged with price gouging NYC on millions of N95 masks

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 23:17

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A New Jersey used car dealer was criminally charged on Tuesday with exploiting the coronavirus pandemic by trying to defraud and price gouge New York City into buying N95 respirator masks he was not authorized to sell, in a roughly $45 million scheme. The U.S. Department of Justice said Ronald Romano, 58, sought quick riches in late March when his Performance Supply LLC tried to sell 7 million of the 3M-branded masks to New York City's Office of Citywide Procurement for about 500% above the typ

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NASCAR champ Kyle Busch calls for mandatory masks as photos show race fans without

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 22:36

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Kyle Busch says he supports wearing a mask in public so “we all can take care of our neighbor" amid the coronavirus pandemic, a rare instance of the two-time NASCAR champion wading into a social issue. The reigning Cup champion rarely speaks on non-racing issues, but Busch entered the debate after images from short tracks over the weekend showed packed grandstands with little social distancing and few people wearing masks. Busch retweeted a photo from South Alabama Speedway in Ozark, Alabama,

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Autoblog is Live: Playing Forza Horizon 4

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 18:50

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We're playing F1 2019 today.

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Supercar group McLaren to cut 1,200 jobs amid coronavirus pandemic

Tue, 05/26/2020 - 15:47

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The move is expected to impact jobs across the group's applied technology, automotive and racing businesses, the company said in a statement. The cancellation of motorsport events, the suspension of manufacturing and retail activities around the world and reduced demand for technology solutions have hurt the group's revenue generating activities, the company added. The job cuts represent more than a quarter of the group's workforce of just over 4,000, according to Sky News, which first reporte

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