Global satellite operator Intelsat has voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the company announced late on Wednesday. Intelsat has attempted to position this as a positive moment that sees it embark on a “financial restructuring” project to enable its future growth, but a...

Add GMC to the list of electric car makers with COVID-19-related delays. The GM badge has postponed the reveal event for the Hummer EV beyond its original May 20th date to an unspecified point in the future. The company is still “on track” for...

GM said Wednesday that it will postpone its upcoming reveal of a GMC-branded electric Hummer due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Hummer EV debut, which was scheduled to occur May 20, is the latest automotive event to be delayed in recent months due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus....

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed GM’s Maven car-sharing service. Customers are receiving notices that Maven is no longer available “effective immediately.” In its messaging, the company cited business performance, the industry and “what’s going on...

Elon made it sound like a breeze. It started on March 18th with a casual tweet to a fan promising that Tesla would make ventilators “if there is a shortage,” setting off an avalanche of replies educating him that there was, already, a shortage. Within hours, Bill de Blasio tweeted “New York...

Subscribe to Outbreak, a daily newsletter roundup of stories on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on global business. It’s free to get it in your inbox. General Motors Co. and its ventilator partner Ventec Life Systems Inc. had much of what they needed in place to ramp up production of...

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Monday it will start manufacturing face masks in the coming weeks and donate the critical medical equipment to first responders and health care workers — the latest automaker to direct its manufacturing expertise towards the COVID-19 pandemic. The automaker...

Detroit’s big three automakers are to shut down all factories due to fears over the coronavirus. This comes by way of the Associated Press citing a person close the matter. GM, Ford, and FCA are expected to the plans later today. Over the last few days, the United Auto Workers had been pushing...

The Big 3 Detroit automakers — GM, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles — have partnered with United Auto Workers to form a task force aimed at protecting workers and limiting the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus. The task force was announced Sunday. UAW President Rory...