But as Mexico moves to a new level of economic activity starting Monday, June 1, government health authorities acknowledged last week that coronavirus cases continue to rise nationally despite a stay-at-home program that began March 23 and was to end Sunday, May 31. Reuters reported that Mexico had more thanRead More →

But there are supply risks, too. In the next week or two, it should become clear whether factories can operate consistently without sparking a second wave of widespread infections. So far, there have been only brief stoppages to clean work areas after people were found to be sick. Here’s hopingRead More →

While automakers move heaven and earth to get their manufacturing operations safely up and running and their dealers selling vehicles again, the disruptive COVID-19 pandemic may have also reconfigured the way companies think about recruiting and retaining employees, says the executive who leads Toyota’s manufacturing and human resources in NorthRead More →

The outgoing Acura TLX brought a knife to a gun fight. With its 2.4-liter naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine and 206 hp, it needed more—way more—to compete against the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz C Classes of the world. That also applied to its interior. Fortunately, the second-generation 2021 Acura TLXRead More →