CAR researchers are keeping a close eye on the coronavirus outbreak (officially known as 2019-nCoV)—especially as it may impact the auto industry in China and global supply chains. Many automakers and suppliers are suspending production following the Lunar New Year holiday, and some automakers and suppliers have issued profitability and output guidance that the spread of the virus will impact their company’s Q1 2020 projections. Here are a few resources to keep you informed on the automotive impact of the virus:


If you are concerned about reported cases in the United States, the CDC page (referenced above) and your county health department are useful resources or what you can do to protect workers in your U.S. facilities.

Get our feature stories straight to your inbox.

Join our email list today and never miss our feature stories, publications, and event news.