Allison Transmission Announces Change to Virtual-only Format for 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders

INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) today announced a change in the location of its 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). In the interest of the health and safety of its stockholders, employees and communities, and in light of further developments regarding COVID-19 and recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control […]

Seattle Genetics Announces Change to Virtual Format for 2020 Annual Meeting

BOTHELL, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGEN) announced today that, due to public health and safety concerns related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, recommendations and orders from federal, state and local authorities, and to support the health and well-being of its shareholders, employees and others, Seattle Genetics is changing its 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders […]

Superior Industries to Release First Quarter 2020 Financial Results and Host Conference Call

SOUTHFIELD, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Superior Industries International, Inc. (NYSE:SUP), one of the world’s leading aluminum wheel suppliers for OEMs and the European aftermarket, announced today that it will release financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020 on Friday, May 8, 2020. A conference call will be held to discuss the financial results on Friday, […]

EV/AV Report: April 27, 2020

On consumer confidence Consumer confidence in future mobility technologies lags far behind automakers’ plans to bring self-driving and battery-electric vehicles to the marketplace, according to the J.D. Power 2020 Q1 Mobility Confidence Index Study fueled by SurveyMonkey Audience. According to the report, the Mobility Confidence Index for self-driving vehicles has decreased for the first time—to […]

Millions of Masks: GM Canada to make masks at idled Oshawa, Ont. plant

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— GM Canada announced Friday that it would be crafting face masks for health care professionals at its idled Oshawa, Ont. plant. The company said it is prepared portions of the Oshawa assembly plant, which closed its doors in Dec. 2019, to produce face masks based on the GM production model already working […]

Inside Information: Ottawa police officers charged in towing industry corruption investigation

Ottawa, Ontario ⁠— Three Ottawa police constables are facing charges stemming from an RCMP investigation into accusations they sold information about collisions to tow truck operators. Constable Hussein Assaad, 44, Constable Kevin Putinski, 32 and Constable Andrew Chronopoulos, 38, have each been charged by the RCMP’s anti-corruption unit with breach of trust and secret commissions⁠—a […]

Elite Class: Marketing during a downturn

Toronto, Ontario — On Thursday, Nick Schoolcraft, president of Pheonix Solutions Group, an Illinois-based marketing and research firm, joined David Luehr of Elite Auto Body Solutions to deliver a free webinar on marketing during business downturns–including the one caused by the coronavirus. Schoolcraft began with a look at the mindset of customers during downturns. “One […]