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US auto industry reopens amid concerns of second coronavirus wave

Ohio, another industrial state and key player in the US auto industry, reopened its manufacturing last week and said most retail shops could welcome customers back on Tuesday

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Reuters  |  Detroit 

Factory workers began returning to assembly lines in Michigan on Monday, paving the way to reopen the US auto sector but stoking fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections as strict lockdowns are eased across the country. With millions of Americans out of work and much of the economy at a virtual standstill, a growing number of states are relaxing tough restrictions on commerce and social life put in place to slow the outbreak. Some auto suppliers in Michigan, a Midwest industrial powerhouse hard hit by the pandemic and its economic fallout, reopened plants on Monday with ...

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First Published: Tue, May 12 2020. 08:19 IST