Automotive Industry News

Automotive Dealerships and COVID-19: Safety Q&A

2020-03-31T09:21:31-04:00March 31st, 2020|Automotive Industry News, COVID-19 Updates, Safety Tips|

There are many challenges car dealerships face when it comes to operating their business during the Coronavirus pandemic, while at the same time ensuring the safety of their employees and customers. An effective strategy for a dealership to use [...]

Homeland Security Defines Vehicle Service and Repair as ‘Essential’

2020-03-23T12:07:17-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Automotive Industry News, Legislative News|

Vehicle service and repair personnel are considered "essential" and may continue to operate during the COVID-19 crisis, according to a guidance list issued of essential critical infrastructure workers by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The March 19 [...]

Car Dealerships Want To Be Considered ‘Essential’ So They Can Stay Open During The Pandemic

2020-03-20T11:37:23-04:00March 20th, 2020|Automotive Industry News, General Industry News, Legislative News|

Trade groups representing car dealerships and auto manufacturers asked President Trump to declare car dealerships "essential" businesses, which therefore should be exempt from potential "shelter in place" rules prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a March 17 letter to the president [...]

Massachusetts Right to Repair Coalition Discusses Current Law

2020-01-24T11:44:25-05:00January 24th, 2020|Automotive Industry News, Massachusetts News|

Unless current law is updated, Massachusetts residents will increasingly lose the ability to take their cars to independent repair shops and be forced to pay more at dealerships, the head of the Massachusetts Right to Repair Coalition told members of the [...]

Vehicle Data Security: Is Progress Being Made?

2020-01-22T15:14:41-05:00January 22nd, 2020|Automotive Industry News, Cybersecurity|

This piece is an interesting read from Car and Driver we wanted to share with you. Automotive cybersecurity is a challenge. A number of challenges, actually. Automakers are challenged to protect their cars. Hackers see a challenge in getting [...]

Honda Reaches Milestone: 20 Million Cars Produced in Ohio

2020-01-14T19:08:37-05:00January 14th, 2020|Automotive Industry News, Ohio News|

Press Release from Honda of America: MARYSVILLE, Ohio – January 13, 2020 – Associates at Honda of America Mfg. reached a major milestone today with production of the company’s 20 millionth automobile in Ohio. Associates cheered as a 2020 Platinum [...]

Chinese Automotive Glass Manufacturer Fuyao Announces Expansion, More Jobs at Ohio Plant

2020-01-06T20:33:21-05:00January 6th, 2020|Automotive Industry News, Ohio News|

A Chinese automotive glass manufacturer's $46 million investment in its plant in Ohio will expand the current facility and add 100 jobs , the company said Monday. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine joined company officials and China Consul General Huang [...]

Strong 2019 in Kentucky: Low Business Costs Among Reasons For Opportunities in the State

2019-12-10T09:58:48-05:00December 10th, 2019|Automotive Industry News, General Industry News|

Kentucky is on a roll. According to Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, for 2019 through mid-October, the commonwealth has announced 135 capital investment projects, with a total value of about $4.85 billion, and nearly 8,500 new full-time jobs. Unemployment [...]

Kentucky-Made Products Featured During Manufacturing Month

2019-10-28T21:02:58-04:00October 28th, 2019|Automotive Industry News, General Industry News|

Gov. Matt Bevin has a vision for Kentucky as the engineering and manufacturing center of excellence in the United States, and continued growth of the state’s existing industries paired with innovative opportunities in burgeoning markets indicate the commonwealth has [...]

Senate Committee Advances $287 Billion Infrastructure Bill

2019-07-30T19:39:44-04:00July 30th, 2019|Automotive Industry News, Legislative News, Roads and Infrastructure News|

U.S. Senators John Barrasso (R-WY), Tom Carper (D-DE), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), and Ben Cardin (D-MD) released the following statements on the committee’s passage of S. 2302, America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019. The $287 billion infrastructure bill won [...]