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MICHauto is providing the latest industry news and resources for automotive and mobility companies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Identifying Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers
Functioning critical infrastructure is imperative during the response to the COVID-19 emergency for both public health and safety as well as community well-being. Certain critical infrastructure industries have a special responsibility in these times to continue operations. View the list of essential workers here. 

Automotive Plant and Facility Cleaning
To protect employees from the spread of COVID-19 in your factories, workplaces, and facilities, it is important to have a plan in place to ensure disinfection procedures take place regularly and effectively.

Keep Your Car Contagion Free
As your primary mode of transportation, your car should be a safe haven where you can relieve yourself of your mask and latex gloves. Keeping that in mind, here is how you can proof your car against the ongoing coronavirus.

Business Leaders for Michigan Resources
Help employers, associations and our state respond quickly and effectively to the COVID-19 global health emergency by gathering best practices from global companies and the most up-to-date information from state and national government sources.

Center for Automotive Research: Webinar – Coronavirus Update
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.

Arsenal of Health: How Automakers and Suppliers are Stepping up
Thursday, April 2
1 p.m.


Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity: COVID-19 Employer Update
Find answers to your questions on cash flow issues, the need to cut back employees’ hours, and the need to lay off workers on a temporary basis due to COVID-19.

Dykema COVID-19 Resource Center
To help organizations better understand and be prepared to handle any impending legal complications in order to weather the storm and better position themselves for success.

LIFT – Where Manufacturing Technology and Talent Matter

McKinsey & Company: 7-point Checklist for Businesses
McKinsey & Company outlined seven actions that can help businesses of all kinds with crisis management during COVID-19.

MEMA Government Affairs Committee Resources

Michigan Chamber of Commerce Coronavirus Toolkit
While information around this outbreak is changing rapidly, this toolkit will help statewide businesses help educate employers and employees on how to prepare for and address the impacts of the coronavirus.


Michigan Economic Development Corp.
Provides a list of resources and information for Michigan businesses during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.

Michigan Manufacturers Association Resources
Resources provided by public agencies and MMA Premium Associate Members.

National Automobile Dealers Association
There are a number of resources to help to franchised dealerships, their employees and their customers stay informed and prepared during coronavirus. NADA has consolidated important and regularly updated resources for dealerships during the emergence of COVID-19.

OESA Updates and Resources
The latest on the COVID-19 pandemic from affiliate members, and government and health agencies. Upcoming webinars:

Managing  Business During the COVID-19 Pandemic
March 26
3 p.m.

Data Security and Shop Floor Integration/IoT
April 28
10 a.m.

PwC: Confidently Navigate Through the Crisis
PwC provided information for companies to triage operation essentials, such as incident management and stakeholder communications.

Warner Norcross + Judd COVID-19 Resource Center
Warner Norcross + Judd’s cross-disciplinary team of attorneys has created the COVID-19 Resource Center as an easy to use information center to help clients understand the news, get answers to frequently asked questions and prepare for the legal implications. There are a lot of unknowns connected to COVID-19 right now. Know that Warner attorneys and staff remain committed to answering your questions and to providing the solutions you need now – and for as long as it takes.

This information is provided by Warner Norcross + Judd LLP and is intended for general information purposes only. It does not provide legal advice on any specific facts and circumstances and does not create an attorney-client relationship.

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