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COVID-19 and the Automobile

COVID-19 and the Automobile
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16 March 2020NASCAR postpones events through May 3.
26 March 2020The Indianapolis 500 is postponed until August 23rd.
29 March 2020Joe Diffie, singer of Pickup Man, died at age 61 from complications of COVID-19 two days after announcing that he had contracted the virus.
29 April 2020MotoGP World Championship cancels their German, Dutch, and Finnish rounds for the 2020 season.
12 May 2020Morris Hood III, former Ford Motor Company employee and later Michigan state Senator representing Dearborn, died.
17 May 2020NASCAR begins racing again, without fans at events, with the Cup Series The Real Heroes 400 at Darlington Raceway.
22 May 2020Hertz declares bankruptcy following a decline in travel due to COVID-19.
28 May 2020The 2020 Dutch Grand Prix was cancelled. It was to be the first time Formula 1 ran at Zandvoort since 1985.
1 June 2020The MotoGP World Championship Motul Grand Prix of Japan was cancelled.
6 June 2020IndyCar begins racing again, without fans at events, with the Genesys 300 at Texas Motor Speedway.
11 June 2020Formula 1 announces that Azerbaijan, Singapore, and Japan will not host F1 races in 2020.
29 June 2020NASCAR cancels Champion's Week and the Cup Series Awards banquet originally scheduled to be held at the end of the season in Nashville.
Salon International de l'Automobile announced that there will not be a 2021 Geneva Motor Show.
3 July 20207-time NASCAR Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson tests positive for COVID-19 and is unable to run in the Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400, breaking a streak of 663 consecutive starts beginning in 2002.
5 August 2020The 2020 SEMA Show was canceled.


DateMedia or Collection Name & DetailsFiles
21 May 2020[President Donald J. Trump at Ford's Rawsonville Factory]
The White House

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Article Index

13 March 2020US Department of Transportation Issues National Emergency Declaration for Commercial Vehicles Delivering Relief in Response to the Coronavirus OutbreakFMCSA
17 March 2020Friendly Kia Brings Car Buying Experience to At-Home CustomersFriendly Kia
17 March 2020NMDOT offices closed to publicNew Mexico Department of Transportation
18 March 2020No charge to riders for NMDOT Park and Ride New Mexico Department of Transportation
18 March 2020US Department of Transportation Expands National Emergency Declaration for Commercial Vehicles Delivering Relief in Response to the Coronavirus OutbreakFMCSA
18 March 2020World’s Most Used Last Mile Optimization Software Company Offering Free Service for Defeating Coronavirus in the Interest of Public Health and SafetyRoute4Me
20 March 2020Toyota of Lompoc outlines its response to the COVID-19 virusToyota of Lompoc
22 March 2020Alexander Toyota outlines its response to the COVID-19 virus.Alexander Toyota
25 March 2020Elgin Volkswagen remains open during COVID-19 pandemic while implementing new procedures for optimal safetyElgin Volkswagen
25 March 2020NMDOT supports travel restrictions on Pueblos and ReservationsNew Mexico Department of Transportation
31 March 2020Colonial Toyota introduces new services to help customers during quarantineColonial Toyota
31 March 2020NMDOT discourages shopping in groupsNew Mexico Department of Transportation
1 April 2020Governor orders expedited permits for trucks providing relief supplies to New MexicansNew Mexico Department of Transportation
3 April 2020Charlotte Exotic Car Dealership Finds Ways to Provide Service During COVID-19 OutbreakLamborghini Charlotte
3 April 2020Federal Highway Administration Issues Notice Allowing for States to Permit the use of Food Trucks in Rest Areas to Serve Commercial Truck DriversFHWA
3 April 2020Roberts Toyota responds to the COVID-19 crisis with proactive measurements and additional servicesRoberts Toyota
3 April 2020San Francisco Toyota Offers Customers Online Car ShoppingSan Francisco Toyota
4 April 2020COVID-19 Car Insurance Guide - How To Save Car Insurance MoneyCompare-autoinsurance.org
5 April 2020Hyundai Company is offering assistance in response to COVID-19Carter County Hyundai
5 April 2020Palm Springs Nissan is ready and willing to help the community during this timePalm Springs Nissan
5 April 2020Toyota of San Luis Obispo is adjusting its policies and hoursToyota of San Luis Obispo
5 April 2020Local RV dealership is remaining open during the current crisisDesert Autoplex
6 April 2020Carl Black Chevrolet Offers At-Home Test Drive and Delivery Services for Customers Stuck at HomeCarl Black Nashville
6 April 2020eDriving Offers Complimentary COVID-19 eLearning Course and Other Resources for Drivers and Managers WorldwideeDriving
6 April 2020Insurance Companies Are Now Providing Flexible Payment Options During The Coronavirus And Economic CrisisCompare-autoinsurance.org
6 April 2020NMDOT and State Police discourage Good Friday PilgrimagesNew Mexico Department of Transportation
6 April 2020NMDOT and the Archdiocese of Santa Fe discourage Good Friday PilgrimagesNew Mexico Department of Transportation
7 April 2020Commercial Truck Traffic Volumes Remain Strong Despite COVID-19 PandemicPrePass Safety Alliance
8 April 2020The Crown Automotive Group To Donate Meals For Hospital WorkersCrown Automotive Group
8 April 2020What Happens with Car Insurance During This Coronavirus Outbreak?Compare-autoinsurance.org
9 April 2020CarAdvise Launches No Contact Car Care™ in Auto Service Centers NationwideCarAdvise
9 April 2020DriveSure Compiles Dealership Repair Order Volume Data to Help Car Dealerships Manage COVID-19 PandemicDriveSure by Krex, Inc.
9 April 2020Managing your GSA Fleet Vehicle During COVID-19General Services Administration
9 April 2020Mercury Insurance Announces 15% Customer Giveback ProgramMercury Insurance
10 April 2020Amica Insurance announces COVID-19 Auto Premium Relief ProgramAmica Mutual Insurance Co.
10 April 2020Transportation Department permits food trucks at rest areasNew Mexico Department of Transportation
11 April 2020Skyline Chicago Limo takes the lead in fighting COVID-19Skyline Chicago Limo
12 April 2020How Will The Car Insurance Industry Be Affected By The Current Coronavirus Pandemic?Compare-autoinsurance.org
12 April 2020Local Yuma Area Dealership is Working to Help Customers During the Current CrisisAlexander Toyota
12 April 2020Toyota of Lompoc offers at home test drives for their customersToyota of Lompoc
12 April 2020Toyota of Santa Maria offers at home test drives for their customersToyota of Santa Maria
13 April 2020Apple Valley Hyundai Expands Remote Services, Offers Payment DeferralsApple Valley Hyundai
13 April 2020Curbside Closings Available from Real Estate Attorneys Cook & JamesCook & James
13 April 2000Downeast Toyota Open to Support Drivers and Car Shoppers During Coronavirus QuarantineDowneast Toyota
13 April 2020Steele Honda reduces staff hours during the COVID-19 outbreakSteele Honda
13 April 2000Virginia-Based Used Car Dealer Offers Remote Services, Payment Deferrals as COVID-19 ResponseCrossPointe Motor Cars
13 April 2020Winchester-Area Honda Dealership Offers Remote Services, Payment Deferrals for COVID-19Miller Honda
14 April 2020Autos of Dallas Provides 100% Online Car Shopping Experience During Coronavirus QuarantineAutos of Dallas
14 April 2020Earnhardt Lexus Provides Online Automotive Experience with No Bull Express Services During COVID-19Earnhardt Lexus
15 April 2020Holman Motorcars St. Louis Has Taken Multiple Steps to Address COVID-19Holman Motorcars St. Louis
16 April 2020Darby Auto Center is one of the Few Dealers Selling Used Cars Safely During the COVID-19 CrisisDarby Auto Center
16 April 2020OCD Moving Services Announces It’s Increasing Health and Safety Measures For Moves During the COVID-19 CrisisOCD Moving Services
16 April 2020Zonar Offers Practical Tips, Resources and 1:1 Guidance for Fleets and Commercial Vehicle Drivers During the Covid-19 CrisisZonar Systems
17 April 2020Automax Recruiting & Training Partners with PermaSafe to Bring a Long-Term Antimicrobial Solution to the Auto IndustryAutomax Recruiting & Training
17 April 2020Elgin Volkswagen responds to COVID-19 with new practices and enhanced cleaning proceduresElgin Volkswagen
17 April 2020Recommended Actions To Reduce the Risk of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Among Transit Employees and PassengersFederal Register: FTA (K. Jane Williams)
17 April 2020Rock City Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram heightens sanitation standardsRock City Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
18 April 2020Carville’s Auto Mart adjusts its policies during the crisisCarville's Auto Mart
29 April 2020U.S. Department of Transportation Assists in Distributing One Million Protective Masks to America’s TruckersFMCSA
1 May 2020NMDOT supports governor’s order to shutdown access to Gallup by providing detailed traffic control plan New Mexico Department of Transportation
4 May 2020FMCSA Distribution of Protective Masks for Truck DriversFMCSA
9 May 2020Alameda County Statement on TeslaAlameda County Health Care Services Agency
11 May 2020Alameda County Updated Statement on TeslaAlameda County Health Care Services Agency
12 May 2020Alameda County Update on TeslaAlameda County Health Care Services Agency
15 May 2020Saluting 3,000 Toledo Jeep Workers to `Return-To-Work' Monday by StateCongressional Record: Rep. Marcy Kaptur
1 June 2020In Honor of the Memory of Morris "Mo" Hood IIICongressional Record: Rep. Debbie Dingell
5 June 2020Face coverings to be mandatory on public transport in England from June 15, transport secretary declaresWikinews
10 July 2020New Mexico travel restrictions in effectNew Mexico Department of Transportation
19 August 2020Cleveland man charged with COVID-19 hoaxU.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Ohio
18 November 2020Holiday Lights Drive-Through Coming to Dutch WonderlandDutch Wonderland
20 November 2020Local Toyota Dealership Offers A Safer Vehicle Servicing Option for CustomersBaierl Toyota
21 November 2020NMDOH seeks to notify passengers of exposure to COVID-19 on a busNew Mexico Department of Transportation
21 January 2021Second Annual Index Ranks Climate Impact of Transportation for 100 Largest U.S. Metro Areas, Amid the COVID-19 PandemicStreetLight Data
8 February 2021Pandemic broadens NMDOT’s outlook to lay groundwork for a connected futureNew Mexico Department of Transportation
2 March 2021HopSkipDrive to arrange transportation for Denver area older adults to COVID-19 vaccination event this SaturdayHopSkipDrive
5 March 2021Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB ReviewFederal Register: FTA (Nadine Pembleton)
24 March 2021JASA Announces Partnership with Uber to Provide Free Rides for Seniors to Get COVID-19 VaccinesJASA


DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
10 April 2020
publication date
New Mexico Department of Transportation

- 15KB - 2 pages
9 May 2020
filing date
Tesla, Inc. vs. Alameda County, California
Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief
United States District Court, Northern District of California

- 243KB - 18 pages
20 November 2020
publication date
COVID-19 Outbreak Associated with a 10-Day Motorcycle Rally in a Neighboring State — Minnesota, August–September 2020
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

- 257KB - 6 pages

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