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Consumer Groups Want Premium Offsets as Virus Shutdowns Reduce Miles Driven

The shutdown of workplaces and gathering spots around the country to slow the spread of coronavirus may lead to a sharp reduction in auto insurance claims. Two consumer groups want to make sure that insurance carriers don’t enjoy any windfall. …

Business Asks Government to Act to Avert ‘Devastating’ Hit

WASHINGTON — The nation’s largest business organization is asking government leaders to act rapidly to help companies have access to cash and avert a “potentially devastating” hit to the economy as the coronavirus pandemic forces closures and quarantines worldwide. In …

U.S. Orders More Airbus A220 Inspections After Engine Failures

Engines on Airbus SE’s new A220 aircraft must undergo stepped-up inspections for compressor rotor cracks after a third in-flight shutdown, U.S. aviation regulators said, calling the matter an “urgent safety issue.” The Federal Aviation Administration’s updated requirements are scheduled to …