Detroit’s big three automakers close plants indefinitely amid coronavirus concerns

By Bre’onna Richardson
Medill Reports

Detroit’s big three automakers shut down assembly plants. The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the global auto industry into the worst tailspin since the 2008-2009 financial crisis.

Photo at top: Several Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ assembly plant workers on the job. (Courtesy of FCA North America)