For the past several weeks, in Michigan as well as other states, OEM production temporarily halted, presenting challenges to automotive suppliers, as well as their lenders and investors, to accurately project available liquidity and required capital in the near and medium term. While governmental restrictions on manufacturing are slowly easing, the future is still uncertain. In Michigan, manufacturing facilities are restarting operations on May 11, including automotive suppliers, and the Big 3 have agreed not to restart until May 18 (and only at 25 percent capacity initially). Additionally, manufacturing in Michigan may not restart until the facility has been prepared to follow enhanced safeguards. MORE.