Tag: coronavirus

Florida Man Buys Lamborghini After Receiving $3.9 Million In PPP Funds, Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud

Okay, actually he pleaded to something worse, but the Lamborghini is the part that brought David T Hines to the public’s attention. In July, stories started surfacing about someone buying a Lamborghini Huracan with Paycheck Protection Program loans. A part of the government efforts to minimize the impact of the novel Coronavirus on businesses, the […]

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Ford Develops Clear N95 Masks And Cheap Air Filtration Kit In Battle Against COVID-19

Ford’s #FinishStrong campaign is kicking into high gear as the company will use the Super Bowl to encourage people to mask up and stay strong during the continuing coronavirus pandemic. As part of this effort, the company will be running regional Super Bowl ads in coronavirus hot spots of Florida, Texas and Southern California. The […]

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Congestion Fell In 387 Cities Last Year Thanks To The Coronavirus

TomTom has released their 2020 Traffic Index which examined congestion in 416 cities spread across 57 countries and six continents. The report is particularly interesting this time around as it shows the massive impact the coronavirus had on our lives. Thanks to lockdowns and stay-at-home orders, congestion decreased in 387 cities globally last year. Unsurprisingly, […]

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Ford Ceases All Production In Brazil As It Moves To Restructure Its South American Operations

Shortly after abandoning plans for an Indian joint venture with Mahindra, Ford has announced they’re restructuring their South American operations. The big news is the closure of the Camaçari, Taubaté and Troller plants in Brazil. Main production at the Camaçari and Taubaté plants will “cease immediately,” although some parts production will continue for a few […]

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2020 Was Brutal For Automakers As Many Post Decline In Sales

2020 is officially in the rearview mirror and a handful of automakers have released their fourth quarter and year-end sales results. Kicking things off is General Motors, which sold 771,323 vehicles in the fourth quarter and 2,547,339 vehicles for the entire year in the United States. While total deliveries were down 12 percent on a […]

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Ford Wants America To Finish Strong, Promotes Face Masks Instead Of Cars

With coronavirus cases expected to surge after the holidays, Ford is trading car commercials for an ad urging Americans to “Finish Strong.” Billed as a “public call to action,” the campaign calls on Americans to remain vigilant until COVID-19 vaccines are more widely available. The centerpiece of the campaign is a 30-second commercial that was […]

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