Coronavirus Crisis: Auto Factories Go On Partial Shutdown

UPDATED AT 7:51 A.M.

The coronavirus is also impacting Michigan’s biggest industry.

Detroit’s big three automakers have agreed to a partial factory shutdown to disinfect their equipment and extended periods between shifts.

The three agreed on the shutdown Tuesday night.

The United Auto Workers also made extensive plans to avoid members coming into contact with one another.

The UAW also pushed for the shutdown to last two weeks.

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