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Autofox Helps: Harley-Davidson Foundation donated USD 50,000 to United Way Worldwide’s United for Ukraine Fund

May 2, 2022 | 10:40pm CETpublic
In addition, Harley-Davidson released limited edition T-shirt to benefit humanitarian relief efforts for Ukraine. Price of H-D for Ukraine tee designed by employees...
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Autofox Helps: Škoda Auto donated CZK 13 million (EUR 520,000) to help Ukraine

May 2, 2022 | 10:03pm CETpublic
Another CZK 2 million (EUR 80,000) was provided by the unions. Share in a donation of EUR 1 million from Volkswagen Group for UNHCR, accommodation of refugees at recreational facilities, car rental to aid organizations, details of letter to employees...
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Autofox Helps: Aures Holdings donated CZK 3 million (EUR 125,000) to help Ukraine

April 28, 2022 | 10:19pm CETpublic
The operator of the AAA Auto used car center network has sent financial gift to a Czech humanitarian organization. The company also announced a cash collection among employees in Czechia, Slovakia and Poland. Material and logistical assistance...
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Autofox Helps: Autofox expands its fleet with UNICEF Land Rover Defender vehicles

March 6, 2022 | 08:25pm CEToriginal
It bought them in the UN Children's Fund e-shop and intends to send them to help Ukraine. Publishing automotive companies reports on help…
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Autofox Helps: Mitsubishi Motors produces face shields to help prevent spread of covid-19

December 9, 2020 | 11:35pm CETpublic
Providing to medical institutions, monthly production, affected factories in Japan...
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Autofox Helps: Porsche, DB Schenker, Lufthansa Cargo ensured transport of protective masks, goggles, protective suits to Germany

December 9, 2020 | 11:29pm CETpublic
Airlift for medical protective equipment, aid for Baden-Württemberg and Free State of Saxony to overcome the coronavirus crisis, value of the protective materials...
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Autofox Helps: Tesa donated 100 km of warning tapes to corona clinics in Germany

December 9, 2020 | 11:24pm CETpublic
Delivery of 3,000 rolls to around 30 hospitals by company manufacturing adhesive tapes not only for automotive industry, part of Beiersdorf Group’s international aid program worth EUR 50 million to support the fight against the covid-19 pandemic...
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Autofox Helps: BMW Group provided vehicles to social, healthcare facilities to ensure mobility of health sector helpers, workers

December 9, 2020 | 11:18pm CETpublic
At its German and international locations, the company is also helping social and public institutions with donations of goods and materials such as breathing masks and disinfectants. BMW Group is working closely with its global supplier network to procure the necessary respiratory masks and other medical equipment at short notice...
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Autofox Helps: Volkswagen released medical personnel with full pay for voluntary work in public health service

December 9, 2020 | 11:13pm CETpublic
Releasing automaker’s employees with medical qualifications (medical practitioners, paramedics, nursing and surgery personnel) working at the facilities in Germany for up to 15 working days...
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Autofox Helps: Peugeot SA (PSA) donated 400,000 masks to hospitals, emergency services, local authorities

November 26, 2020 | 11:19pm CETpublic
Donation of medical equipment to hospitals in Italy, Spain and France, providing Free2Move, PSA, Peugeot and Opel vehicles to healthcare professionals, production of respirators and visors in 3D printing...
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Autofox Helps: Audi donated EUR 600,000 to hospitals at sites in Germany

November 26, 2020 | 11:09pm CETpublic
Aid for the Ingolstadt Hospital and the SLK Hospitals in Heilbronn, 10,000 medical masks for the Ingolstadt region and 5,000 masks for the Neckarsulm region...
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Autofox Helps: Volkswagen Group supported doctors, hospitals in Germany with donation of medical supplies worth EUR 40 million

November 26, 2020 | 11:05pm CETpublic
Face masks, gloves, disinfectants, clinical thermometers, protective goggles and protective clothing for medical personnel...
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Autofox Helps: Škoda distributors support fight against coronavirus worldwide with numerous activities and measures

August 26, 2020 | 11:48pm CETpublic
They mainly provide cars and donations. Activities in Czechia, India, Germany, Slovakia, France, Spain, Poland, Belgium or Switzerland...
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Autofox Helps: Schaeffler donated EUR 1 million to Red Cross for fight against coronavirus

August 26, 2020 | 11:22pm CETpublic
It is a joint help of the company and family shareholders. Already in February, Schaeffler donated EUR 800,000 to Chinese first responder organizations and provided support for Red Cross activities in China...
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Autofox Helps: Fiat Chrysler to help provide more than 1 million meals to school children around plants in USA

August 26, 2020 | 11:12pm CETpublic
Partnership with non-profit organizations and foundations providing food to children until schools return to session, extention of the program nationwide in US and to Canada and Mexico, converting other factories to produce face masks for donation, engineering and logistics assistance an Italian ventilator manufacturer...
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Autofox Helps: Volkswagen Group donated 200,000 FFP2, FFP3 protective face masks to health facilities, health workers

August 26, 2020 | 11:05pm CETpublic
Part of the medical material is intended for Wolfsburg, Germany where the headquarters with the main production plant is located...
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Autofox Helps: Hyundai undertook series of philanthropic initiatives to support health services across Europe during Covid-19 pandemic

June 21, 2020 | 11:23pm CETpublic
Lending more than 300 cars to medical staff and key workers, activities in UK, France, Italy, Spain and Poland, actions supporting customers...
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Autofox Helps: EDAG Engineering developed face mask for everyday use making 3D print data for mask holders available for free download on website

June 21, 2020 | 11:15pm CETpublic
Alternatively, anyone who does not have a 3D printer, can order the Mask4all parts from EDAG's 3D printing partners...
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Autofox Helps: Fiat Chrysler to produce face masks for first responders, health care workers

June 21, 2020 | 11:03pm CETpublic
Production capacity, initial distribution areas, part of a multifaceted global program to support the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic...
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Autofox Helps: Toyota provided hospital with transport vehicle for seriously ill Covid-19 patients

May 31, 2020 | 11:51pm CETpublic
Name and location of the medical facility, ambulance model and developer/converter, joining 11 transport vehicles for mildly infected patients provided by the Toyota Group...
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