Today's 5.9 magnitude earthquake was felt throughout the Mid-Atlantic, but its epicenter—a small town in Virginia—took the brunt of its wrath. What if it had started in NYC instead? We may find out sooner than you think.
Saab chairman Victor Muller says the company's plant shutdown was a "small Fukushima," where several tiny problems snowballed into trouble, but hopes to have a new government-backed loan Tuesday. The melting block of ice seems superflous, no?
Through June 3, Toyota's U.S. plants will take Mondays and Fridays off, while running at half speed the rest of the work week. Japan's earthquake was the temblor that keeps shaking things up.
Toyota will shut down most of its U.S. factories for five days (between April 15 and April 25) due to parts shortages from Japan. Workers can either show up and get paid for busying themselves or take unpaid days off.