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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2019, file photo, Jack Hollis, Jack Hollis, group vice president and general manager of the Toyota Division at Toyota Motor North America (TMNA), speaks at the AutoMobility LA auto show in Los Angeles. Toyota's new Sienna minivan and a revived Venza midsize SUV were supposed to be unveiled at the New York International Auto Show in April 2020, but the show was postponed until late August due to the novel coronavirus. That would have been too close to when Toyota's vehicles would reach showrooms, so the company decided to go on its own and showed them online. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Toyota vehicles debut online as virus postpones auto show

May. 18, 2020 6:43 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — When Toyota introduced two new vehicles Monday, its executives didn't brag about them from an elaborate stage inside a convention center. Instead, the new Sienna minivan and a revived Venza midsize SUV were shown online from the company's nearly deserted U.S. headquarters and from the...

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2019, file photo, Jeep vehicles are parked outside the Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit. Defying a wave of layoffs that has sent the U.S. job market into its worst catastrophe on record, at least one major industry is making a comeback: Tens of thousands of auto workers are returning to factories that have been shuttered since mid-March due to fears of spreading the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Auto workers' tenuous return a ray of hope in jobs crisis

May. 15, 2020 10:38 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Defying a wave of layoffs that has sent the U.S. job market into its worst catastrophe on record, at least one major industry is making a comeback: Tens of thousands of auto workers are returning to factories that have been shuttered since mid-March due to fears of spreading the coronavirus....

Firm behind monster trucks, ice shows lays off workers

Apr. 24, 2020 8:46 AM EDT

PALMETTO, Fla. (AP) — The company that brings live shows ranging from “Disney on Ice" to monster trucks to local arenas has laid off nearly 1,500 workers because of the coronavirus pandemic. Florida-based Feld Entertainment said in a notification to the state that the coronavirus-induced...

A worker wearing a hazardous material suit hoses debris off a road near the Androscoggin Mill, Thursday, April 16, 2020, in Jay, Maine. A massive explosion at the mill on Wednesday spewed wood fiber and pulping liquor but resulted in no serious injuries. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Investigation begins into cause of massive paper mill blast

Apr. 16, 2020 10:20 PM EDT

JAY, Maine (AP) — State and federal investigators began searching Thursday for the cause of a paper mill explosion that shook the ground and sent debris and a slurry of chemicals raining down on nearby cars and buildings. Elation over the stunning news that no one was hurt began to shift toward concern...