Khodrocar - With the widespread outbreak of the Corona virus and the imposition of quarantine restrictions, all the world's automakers were affected by this dangerous virus and were forced to close their factories, but after it was concluded that this uninvited guest continued to cast its shadow over the whole world. It should not be expected to go away any time soon, all businesses, including car companies, started planning to start production by changing working hours and shifts and emphasizing health protocols.
Accordingly, in some automakers, production began at a lower percentage of capacity, with Volkswagen announcing that it had resumed about 10 to 15 percent of its production and over time reduced that capacity to 40 percent of pre-production levels. Will deliver from the corona.
The German automaker also took measures to protect the health of its employees and asked them to change their clothes at home in order to avoid crowds in the changing rooms. Also, the body temperature of the employees of this company was measured before entering the building, while in this company, signs have been drawn on the ground to observe a distance of one and a half meters from each other.
The United States is one of the countries with the highest rates of ill-treatment, but as the death toll has risen and the recession has escalated, the Trump administration has begun to gradually reopen various businesses. Following the reopening of car factories in Europe, there were protests by American carmakers to reopen the factories.
Tesla was one of the most vocal carmakers in lifting the reopening restrictions, but at the same time the company was one of the carmakers that, after returning to work, made changes to control the virus in the work process. It was among the automakers that took action against the Corona, providing air conditioning to some New York hospitals.
General Motors has officially joined the fight against the Corona virus and joined the ranks of automakers working to fight the Corona virus. The company said it plans to launch 10,000 air conditioners each month to fight the Corona virus.
According to General Motors forecasts, the company expects to be able to produce 50,000 masks per day, and the company has also announced that it will be able to produce 100,000 masks per day with the equipment at its disposal, and may increase its production per day to this.
Undoubtedly, the start-up of automakers was necessary to make up for the recession caused by a few months of closure, as more than one million people work in the US auto industry and their income is from this industry, while the automotive industry is about 6% Constitutes American economic activity.
Fiat also resumed production on May 4, followed by Toyota, Volkswagen and Hyundai, as well as implementing various health protocols to protect workers against the Corona virus. Volkswagen and Hyundai have also announced that they will control the workers' body temperature when entering the factory. Volkswagen also guarantees to provide workers with protective equipment such as masks and gloves.
The reopening of factories was accompanied by the protection of employees' health, and measures such as the use of thermometers, protective shields, environmental disinfection, and social distancing became necessary. The factories also reopened in one less shift, so that if a factory used to work three shifts, it had to work two shifts. Meanwhile, Ford Motor Company with two shifts and General Motors with one shift to produce cars, and with these conditions, car manufacturers around the world are waiting for the end of the Corona virus epidemic to resume their activities as in the past.