General Motors resumes activities in Brazil

Monday, 18 May 2020 23:48:09 (GMT+3)   |   Sao Paulo

Automaker General Motors (GM) said it has resumed auto production in Brazil on Monday, May 18, following a provisional halt due to Covid-19.

The company said it “gradually” resumed activities at its São Caetano do Sul facility, in the city of same name in São Paulo state. However, the restart only applies for workers of the first shift.

GM it restarted activities after a strict review of safety measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19 among employees. The company will demand workers wear face masks and maintain social distancing, check employees’ body temperature, among other measures.

GM said the restart will focus on the production of the Tracker SUV model.

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