Ford Motor announced on Thursday that it will restart production "at key North American plants."
According to a news release, the company will introduce additional safety measures to protect workers as they reopen as soon as April 6.
Some background: Last week, Ford announced that that all of its factories would close for two weeks in the face of the coronavirus outbreak.
In a statement following Ford’s announcement, the United Auto Workers union said that they are “reviewing with great concern and caution today’s announcement.”
Jim Cain, spokesperson for General Motors, tells CNN that the situation was still fluid and that GMdoesn’t have “firm return to work dates at this time,” according to a statement.
Vanessa Yurkevich contributed to this report