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Vauxhall’s major UK manufacturing facilities are to close until March 27 as part of a Europe-wide shutdown by owner PSA Group due to coronavirus.
Carmakers including Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot, Volkswagen and its premium unit Audi are reducing production at their European plants as they grapple with the Coronavirus.
“We have had three positive cases of COVID-19 on the Valencia site in a 24-hour period, two of which involved more isolated workers who did not enter the assembly operations,”
“We will take all other appropriate steps to ensure that risk from this situation is minimised.”
Another UK travel insurer has boarded itself up — this time, the Post Office.
It’s one of the biggest suppliers of travel insurance policies in the UK. But, faced with the coronavirus crisis, and widespread flight cancellations, the Post Office has suspended its offerings – both online and in branches.
The Post Office has taken this difficult decision as it is unfair to sell travel insurance products to new customers who may not be able to claim due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Post Office Travel insurance products will therefore be unavailable to new customers for the foreseeable future.