Photo of auto workers in Dearborn, Mich.

Automakers Shut North American Plants Over Coronavirus Fears

DETROIT — Concerns about the spreading coronavirus forced most of North America's auto plants to close, at least temporarily. Ford, General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, Honda, and Toyota said they would shut down all factories in the region, citing concerns for e...
Photo of security guards at the entrance of a Honda car plant in Swindon

Honda to Shut Plant in Brexit-Shaken Britain

LONDON — Japanese carmaker Honda plans to close its car factory in western England in 2021, a fresh blow to the British economy as it struggles with the uncertainty associated with leaving the European Union ne...