CAR researchers are monitoring the impact of the coronavirus outbreak (officially known as 2019-nCoV)—especially as it may impact the auto industry globally. Here are CAR resources and a selection of external resources to keep you informed on the automotive impact of the virus:

Please consider donating to CAR to support unfunded COVID-19 research.

Webinars:

Additive Manufacturing for Rapid Response

COVID-19 and Impact to Dealerships: M&A, Customer Expectations, and Virtual/Remote Operations

2020 Automotive Outlook Webinar

How Data Will Help Your Business Come Back Online in the Wake of COVID19

The Playbook for Restarting Production

Arsenal of Health: How Automakers & Suppliers Are Stepping Up to Support the Medical Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

Coronavirus Update: Disruption and the Impact to the Auto Industry

Window on Washington: A View on the Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

Feature Story: Future mobility: Limiting the spread of disease through bacteria and virus resisting materials

Feature Story: Restarting Automotive Manufacturing After the Coronavirus Pandemic

Feature Story: Opinion: There’s another crucial thing the Trump administration should do for the auto industry

Feature Story: What Does the Coronavirus Mean to the Mobility Industry?

Feature Story: Opinion: America must enlist the ‘arsenal of democracy’ to combat coronavirus

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UPDATE 2/24/2020: The coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) has spread now to South Korea, Europe, and the Middle East, even as the number of reported cases in China are steadily declining. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped sharply on 24 February 2020 as news of the spread of the disease came out over the previous weekend. The North American impact of the supply chain disruption may still be a few weeks out as it can take 30-60 days for parts sourced from Asian factories to reach the point of production here. Additionally, the disruption may impact parts and components sourced from other countries, and each level of the supply chain has an inventory that may serve to buffer and further delay production interruptions in North America.

 

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.

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