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CHRYSLER PROVIDES MEALS

As previously communicated to the company’s employees from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) CEO Mike Manley, the company is in the process of converting its first plant to produce face masks for donation to first responders and health care workers. The first machinery has been delivered and installed with supply and donation coming on stream in the coming weeks.

FCA is expanding its program of measures to support coronavirus relief efforts, focused on two principal areas: charities providing food services to children and support for a range of technical, logistical and manufacturing programs, such as face mask production.

“There has never been a more important moment to help children and their families with vital needs in our communities than during this time of great uncertainty,” said FCA CEO Mike Manley. 

Food programs for children in our communities
FCA will work in partnership with non-profit organizations and foundations that are providing food to children until schools return to session. Starting immediately, FCA will help provide more than 1 million meals to school-age children in the communities around our principal manufacturing plants in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. The program will then be extended nationwide in the U.S. and to Canada and Mexico, supporting similar relief efforts for kids who would normally access school meal services.

Mobilizing company resources
Following the first actions taken to start face mask production, the company is now investing technical, logistical and manufacturing resources at medical equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE). With the donation of face masks produced by the company starting in the coming weeks, the company will invest to extend that production capacity to other plants and ultimately donate masks to first responders and health care workers across the world. Drawing on experience from the company’s engineering and logistics team in Italy who are assisting a local ventilator manufacturer, FCA is engaged with other companies producing ventilators and other much needed medical equipment and PPE.

“In this time of need, we’ve focused our resources on those actions we can implement quickly and that will have the greatest impact, as we did in Italy as soon as the emergency started,” added Manley.

FCA
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is a global automaker that designs, engineers, manufactures and sells vehicles in a portfolio of exciting brands, including Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep®, Lancia, Ram and Maserati. It also sells parts and services under the Mopar name and operates in the components and production systems sectors under the Comau and Teksid brands. FCA employs nearly 200,000 people around the globe. For more details regarding FCA (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA), please visit www.fcagroup.com.   

FCA × COVID-19

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is stepping in to help those at the front line of the coronavirus pandemic by manufacturing and donating more than 1 million protective face masks per month. Production capacity is being installed this week and the company will start manufacturing face masks in the coming weeks with initial distribution across the United States, Canada and Mexico. 
 
The face masks are to be donated by FCA to police, EMTs and firefighters, as well as to workers in hospitals and health care clinics. This action is the first of a multifaceted global program being developed by the company through applying manufacturing, supply chain and engineering expertise to support the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
 
Commenting on this initiative, FCA CEO Mike Manley said: “Protecting our first responders and health care workers has never been more important. In addition to the support we are giving to increase the production of ventilators, we canvassed our contacts across the healthcare industry and it was very clear that there is an urgent and critical need for face masks. We’ve marshalled the resources of the FCA Group to focus immediately on installing production capacity for making masks and supporting those most in need on the front line of this pandemic.”  
 
FCA will be working through national, regional and city authorities to ensure that the donated face masks are being directed to the people and facilities in the most immediate need. The company will disclose further actions related to the fight against the coronavirus in the coming days.
 
FCA
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is a global automaker that designs, engineers, manufactures and sells vehicles in a portfolio of exciting brands, including Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep®, Lancia, Ram and Maserati. It also sells parts and services under the Mopar name and operates in the components and production systems sectors under the Comau and Teksid brands. FCA employs nearly 200,000 people around the globe. For more details regarding FCA (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA), please visit www.fcagroup.com.   

Jacob Hopkins, 360 MAGAZINE

Jacob Hopkins

The Goldbergs (ABC)

Dragons: Rescue Riders (Netflix)

The Amazing World of Gumball (Cartoon Network)

For Jacob Hopkins, acting is the family business. Born in Los Angeles, Jacob was discovered at the age of five when he accompanied his Dad, who is an actor, to a meeting with his agent. Taken with his blue eyes and easy charm, the agent asked, “Who is this and does he want to act?” Within weeks of this encounter he was cast in his first role, as the charming and curious little boy Brian in the film, The Minis. Soon after, he booked the first of several national commercials including an ad for Kmart opposite the angelic Jaclyn Smith.

Jacob’s big break came when he landed a role on the fifth season of the popular HBO series True Blood. In the critically acclaimed show, Jacob played Alexander Drew, the youngest (looking) member of the Vampire Authority. Having turned at the age of nine, his character was an impetuous vamp who liked to taunt those around him. Jacob shared the screen with fellow Authority chancellors Christopher Meloni, Peter Mensah, and Carolyn Hennesy as well as lead actors Alexander Skarsgard and his Priest co-star Stephen Moyer.

At eighteen, he is making his mark in the voice over world. He can currently be heard on Netflix’s Dragons: Rescue Riders as Axel Finke. The show is a spin off of the fan favorite movie, How to Train Your Dragon. He also honed his comedic chops as the voice of Gumball Watterson in Cartoon Network’s animated hit The Amazing World of Gumball, one of his favorite shows. The BAFTA Award-winning series chronicles the adventures of an amusing twelve-year-old cat with a fair for misadventure, and his extraordinary suburban family, who live in constant conflict with their ordinary town. The second highest-rated cartoon on the network, Gumball has been praised for its “first-rate silliness” and “really clever spin on domestic chaos” by Variety.

Jacob is definitely no stranger to the small screen. Following his success on True Blood, he landed a recurring role on ABC’s The Goldbergs. In this hilarious comedy, Jacob plays Chad Kremp, who is a cool and preppy kid on the surface, but a geek at heart. His character becomes instant friends with Adam Goldberg (Sean Giambrone) as they share a love for all things geeky. The series also stars Jeff Garlin and Wendi McLendon-Covey. Jacob was also seen in the Lifetime Movie Missing at 17, which tells the poignant tale of the struggles a family faces when their teenage daughter goes missing. As the younger brother Andrew, Jacob plays a pivotal role in helping his parents find his missing sister. Other notable television credits include guest roles on CBS’s How I Met Your Mother as well as NBC’s About A Boy and Animal Practice.

Jacob has also ventured on to the big screen. His first feature film was Priest, where he had a small but memorable role opposite Paul Bettany and Stephen Moyer. Jacob also lent his talents to the short film The Boy Who Cried Fish, where he gave a moving performance as an autistic child. Jacob’s performance was praised by fans and critics alike, earning him a “Best Male Performer” award at the Action on Film Festival. In Just a Little Heart Attack he played the very smart son of Elizabeth Banks, who also directed the project. Most recently, he starred as the supporting lead in CBS Films Middle School: Worst Years of My Life as Miller. Jacob further showcased his acting prowess in two web series. He was cast in RCVR, which was honored as Best Drama Web Series at the 2012 International Academy of Web Television Awards and Supermoms, where he co-starred opposite Joey Lauren Adams.

Jacob’s versatility, talent and intelligence allow him to bring such wonderful characters to life. One of his fellow actors proclaims, “Jacob is one amazing and talented kid. A real pro.” He has established himself as a multidimensional actor who is sure to have a bright future in the industry. Jacob resides in Los Angeles with his parents and older brother, Gerad. He is an accomplished martial artist and enjoys Taekwondo. In his spare time, Jacob loves to play sports, read, draw, and spend time with family and friends. 

(Photographer: Tim Schaeffer at Cellar Door Studios @cellardoorstudios.la)
Aiways, 360 MAGAZINE

AIWAYS RE-STARTS PRODUCTION

AIWAYS, the Shanghai-based personal mobility provider, is to start taking online orders for its U5 all-electric SUV from European consumers from the end of April. Secured via a small deposit, the U5 will be offered exclusively via a direct-to-customer sales model, and not retailed or leased through traditional dealerships. European pre-sale markets and the required deposit amount will be announced by AIWAYS in April.

Alexander Klose, Executive VP Overseas Operation at AIWAYS, commented: “Online pre-sales represents the next important phase of AIWAYS’ entry into the European market. It’s our promise to customers that for only a small deposit they can be among the first to receive the U5 and start enjoying the benefits of a long range, high-tech and well equipped electric SUV.”

Meanwhile, AIWAYS has re-started production of the U5 at its manufacturing facility in Shangrao, China, following the interruption caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus). Production of the European U5 will start in July, with the first deliveries now slated for August 2020.

Making the most of its agility and flexibility as a startup, AIWAYS is adapting its pre-sale marketing activities to better suit the enforced period of ‘contactless’ retail because of COVID-19. By introducing new online platforms and seamless digital experiences, AIWAYS will give European car buyers the confidence to order the U5 online. More details to follow soon.

Jaguar, Land Rover, Red Cross, 360 MAGAZINE

JLR × Red Cross

Jaguar and Land Rover have deployed more than 160 vehicles globally to support emergency response organisations during the coronavirus crisis. 

A total of 57 vehicles including 27 New Defenders have been issued to the British Red Cross to deliver medicine and food vulnerable people across the UK who now need additional support due to social distancing rules.

Jaguar and Land Rover teams in Spain, France, South Africa and Australia have loaned vehicles to their Red Cross societies and more markets are offering help to their local teams. 

This service is being provided with fleets of vehicles now available due to the postponement of launch events.

Jaguar Land Rover is working closely with the UK government and has offered its research and engineering expertise, as well as digital engineering and design, printing of 3D models and prototypes, machine learning, artificial intelligence and data science support. 

Protective equipment is being donated to the NHS including wraparound safety glasses to the Royal Bolton Hospital, St James’s Hospital in Leeds and Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

Finbar McFall, Jaguar Land Rover Customer Experience Director, said: “The health and safety of our employees, customers and their families remains our priority.  Jaguar and Land Rover will do everything we can to support people in need around the world. Our partnership with the Red Cross goes back 65 years and we will work hand in hand with them to do all we can during this global health emergency. We will also provide help to those closer to home in our local communities. We can all play a part in helping the vulnerable during this global pandemic.”

Simon Lewis, Head of Crisis Response, British Red Cross said: “This unprecedented global health emergency requires us all to pull together. As part of the British Red Cross response to coronavirus, we’re delving deep into the heart of communities across the UK to help strengthen support for the most vulnerable people through delivering essential food parcels and medicines to those unable to get out. 

We have been overwhelmed by the kindness shown across the country, not only by our increasing number of volunteers, but also our longstanding partners. Thanks to Land Rover’s generous support, our Emergency Response teams in the UK will be to reach even more people living in isolated communities than we could alone.”

Land Rover and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have worked together for over 65 years, helping communities prepare and respond to emergencies with disaster-preparedness projects around the world – vital at times like this.

Through its partnership with the British Red Cross, Land Rover has also helped fund emergency relief efforts through the Disaster Relief Alliance, which supports community resilience programmes in the UK and around the world, providing financial assistance immediately when disaster hits – including coronavirus. British Red Cross has already given £200,000 to support Asian countries severely affected by the pandemic.

LIL MOSEY – BLUEBERRY FAYGO

LIL MOSEY RELEASES VISUAL FOR HIS MASSIVE HIT “BLUEBERRY FAYGO”
 
Lil Mosey (Mogul Vision/Interscope Records) took the internet by storm with the unofficial leak of his now-massive hit record, “Blueberry Faygo.” Now, as the official release continues to climb the charts with over 150 million global streams, the Seattle rapper is ready to bless fans with an equally enticing video, debuting on Lyrical Lemonade. Directed by Cole Bennett, the visual provides a great deal of escapism as Lil Mosey enjoys a vibrant and sunny pool party. Bennett manages to incorporate everything from synchronized swimmers to an enormous balloon pit as Lil Mosey showcases his more jovial side. The video, shot at the renowned Hype House, also features TikTok influencers Addison Rae and Lil Huddy. Both dancers played a major role in helping the song to go viral. You can watch the video HERE.

Since its February release, “Blueberry Faygo” continues to climb the charts, boasting impressive stats. Jumping 15 slots from last week, the single now sits at #38 on Billboard’s Hot 100. It also holds the #20 position on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart; a 13 slot increase from the previous week. The single is now #3 on the Spotify US Chart. Produced by Callan, the track features a subtle sample of Johnny Gill’s “My, My, My.” An early version of the track ripped through the internet in late 2019 spawning a number of imposters and a detailed write-up in Rolling Stone’s article “The Curious Case of a Leaked Hit.” The situation marked the end of a wildly exciting year for the artist who released his debut album in November before embarking on the duly-titled Certified Hitmaker World Tour. The project peaked at #12 on the Billboard 200 and featured appearances by Gunna, AJ Tracey, Trippie Redd and Chris Brown. In 2018, Lil Mosey released his first project, Northsbest which featured the platinum hit “Noticed” and which laid the framework for the inaugural Northsbest Fest in Seattle. Due to the current global pandemic, Lil Mosey recently announced the postponement of his international headlining tour, originally slated for summer 2020. Fans are asked to stay tuned for rescheduled dates.

MULATTO – REMIX

21 year-old rising Atlanta rapper Mulatto releases her explosive, female-empowered “Bitch From Da Souf (Remix)” video featuring Saweetie and Trina via RCA Records. The video premiered on Complex, BET JAMS and BET Hip Hop.
 
Shot in Los Angeles and Atlanta, the Sara Lacombe-directed video (Cardi B, City Girls, Lil Baby) has Mulatto teaming up with LA’s Saweetie and Miami’s Trina, showing what it takes to be “that bitch” from any region. From Frisco’s Carhop Diner in LA, to a strip club in ATL, the three rappers flex their witty lyrics with a delivery and presence that is unmatched.
 
Watch Mulatto’s “Bitch From Da Souf” Remix video HERE
 
Last night, Mulatto announced her signing with RCA Records via her socials. Regarding signing with RCA, Mulatto comments, “The buzz that ‘Bitch From Da Souf’ created put so many offers on the table for me all at once. I was in New York and LA having meetings back to back. RCA stood out off rip. The meeting didn’t feel like a meeting at all. Everybody from the interns to the CEO [Peter Edge] himself were there to meet me when I got there. We popped bottles, played new music, and really just talked shit on a Friday night way after the office was already closed. Signing was especially a big deal for me being that I came from a TV show where I publicly turned down a record deal. For 5 years I worked independently waiting for the right opportunity to present itself. I knew in my heart that it was time and felt 100% confident in choosing RCA.”
 
RCA Records Chairman & CEO, Peter Edge states, “We’re excited to have Mulatto join the RCA family. She is a bright, talented young star who has already made incredible strides in her career. She is rapidly becoming a frontrunner amongst her peers and we’re looking forward to being a part of that process.”
 
Press outlets such as Complex and Okayplayer named her an “Artist to Watch in 2020.” Complex states, “Mulatto’s musical ability is top notch, but the way she carries herself is almost as important. She exudes confidence.” Describing her style/delivery, the outlet explains, “She takes the tropes of Southern bounce and infuses them with Atlanta strip club swag, landing somewhere between City Girls and Rico Nasty.”

*Photo Credit: Raphael The Cam Killa Simien

Shawn Wasabi, 360 MAGAZINE

Shawn Wasabi – Animal Crossing

LISTEN: Shawn Wasabi Releases Video Game-Inspired “ANIMAL CROSSING” Track In Celebration of Nintendo Switch ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Launch

Featuring Lauded Pop and R&B Artist Sophia Black

Listen to “ANIMAL CROSSING” HERE

Check out the “ANIMAL CROSSING” Visualizer HERE

As a life-long video game enthusiast and master-controllerist, Shawn Wasabi’s newest track “ANIMAL CROSSING” is inspired by the interactive Nintendo game of the same name. Featuring pop-infused vocals from hit-maker Sophia Black, the track arrives uncoincidentally on the same day as the debut of ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ for Nintendo Switch. 

https://shawnwasabi.lnk.to/ANIMALCROSSING“ANIMAL CROSSING” is a rush of sweet melodies and infectious hooks, transporting listeners into the idyllic paradise that awaits in the game. Incorporating 8-bit sound effects and lyrics that reference in-game relics like, ‘peaches by the pool,’ it’s the perfect soundtrack for any gamer to build their tropical island escape. Whether fans are familiar with the game or not, the sentimental nature of “ANIMAL CROSSING” makes it the love song we all need right now. 
Listen to “ANIMAL CROSSING” here.

“ANIMAL CROSSING” drops just a week after Shawn’s latest original tune “HOME RUN,” a flavorful food-inspired collaboration with Raychel Jay, Hollis and Brandon Colbein. Reminiscent of his prior singles like “SNACK” and “MARBLE TEA,” it’s an appetizing blend of Shawn’s expert electronic production and Facet House co-founder Justin Tranter’s polished pop touch. Listen to “HOME RUN,” here

Last month, Shawn created a Midi-Fighter version of Beethoven’s “Fur Elise” from his own bathroom. The video immediately took off on TikTok, reaching 500k views on the first day. Within 24 hours, former World of Dance competitor & current TikTok sensation BDash discovered the video and used the beat to kick off a dance challenge on the platform. From Twitch to Jessica Alba, it wasn’t long before the impromptu bathroom beat hit the radar of some of the internet’s most influential personalities. Watch here.

Jeremy Zucker, 360 MAGAZINE, republic records

Jeremy Zucker – not ur friend

Singer, songwriter and producer Jeremy Zucker debuts the video for his latest single, “not ur friend,” today—watch HERE! The video is directed by Hayley Bowman and edited by Jeremy alongside Stefan Kohli. “not ur friend,” which was co-written in collaboration with Max Martin’s MXM team and produced by Zucker, is taken from his highly anticipated debut album, love is not dying, out later this spring.
 
Of the inspiration behind the video, Jeremy says, “We really just wanted to make a fun, lighthearted video, which is something I don’t get the opportunity to do often. We experimented with new colors and aesthetics to give it a different feeling and look. Given the sentiment of the song, it felt like the right time to take a bit of a different approach to the video too.”
 
This summer, Zucker will embark on his North American and European “love is not dying” Tour, which includes stops at New York’s Terminal 5 on June 18th, Los Angeles’ The Novo on July 17th, two stops at San Francisco’s The Fillmore on July 11th and 12th and more, and make his debut performance at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre on May 21st alongside fellow Mutual Friends artists Quinn XCII, Chelsea Cutler, ayokay—see the full list of upcoming tour dates below. Tickets are on sale now at http://www.jeremyzuckermusic.com/.
 
“not ur friend” arrives hot on the heels of Zucker’s 2019 collaboration with Chelsea Cutler, brent, and their global viral hit, “you were good to me,” which has garnered over 115 million Spotify streams to date and is now Gold Certified. Jeremy’s 2018 breakout smash, “comethru,” is also Gold Certified with over 820 million streams. With over two billion global streams across his catalogue, Zucker has amassed 15 million Spotify monthly listeners, placing him in the top 200 most listened to artists in the world.
 
Stay tuned as Jeremy Zucker gears up for a massive 2020!
 
ABOUT JEREMY ZUCKER

Growing up in suburban New Jersey, 23-year-old singer, songwriter and producer Jeremy Zucker has always been surrounded by music. In 2015, he released his first EP as a freshman at Colorado College pursuing a degree in Molecular Biology, and by 2017 he had signed a major label record deal with Republic Records. Since then, he has released four EP’s with breakthrough singles, such as “talk is overrated” featuring blackbear, “all the kids are depressed” and his biggest song to date, the Gold Certified hit, “comethru.” Overall, Zucker has already crossed over a staggering two billion total streams on his catalogue, as he gears up for his debut album, love is not dying, coming this spring.

*Photo credit: Meredith Truax

Anthony Joshua × Range Rover

World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua Gets Fight-Ready With Bespoke Range Rover SVAutobiography

Bespoke luxury SUV will chauffeur the heavyweight world champion to his next fight, against Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev in London on 20 June

Land Rover has created a one-off Range Rover SVAutobiography for world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua OBE. The bespoke luxury SUV made its world premiere outside the Finchley Boxing Club in Barnet, north London, where Joshua started his journey to the world heavyweight title, and will transport the reigning champion to his next title defence this summer.

Custom details help to identify the famous owner of the one-off SVAutobiography, these include a commissioning plaque on the centre console bearing the AJBXNG graphic, Joshua’s signature embroidered on the headrests of all four seats inside and personalised illuminated treadplates. The aluminium trim finisher on the dashboard has also been engraved with Joshua’s name while the interior door handles have been etched with a unique boxing glove motif.

Joshua has just confirmed details of his next fight, against Bulgarian challenger Kubrat Pulev at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London on 20 June. His specially commissioned Range Rover SVAutobiography long wheelbase will make his ride to the fight as comfortable as possible.

Anthony Joshua said:
The countdown to my next fight has begun and this custom Range Rover will play its part in the build-up. With family and media commitments here in London and my training base in Sheffield, I spend lots of time on the road. The SVAutobiography will take the stress out of long trips, allowing me to relax in complete comfort, and its unique design features both my family crest and references to my boxing success and I have to thank the team at Land Rover Vehicle Personalisation for taking my ideas and making them real.

The unique model features distinctive Bespoke Black paintwork with a matching roof and door mirrors while a Graphite Atlas front grille, side vent graphics and door handles maintain the stealthy appearance. Purposeful 22-inch split-spoke alloy wheels with a Diamond Turned Finish and contrasting Red brake callipers complete the exterior, with the Union Flag badges on the front fender vents bearing the number 258 – a subtle reference to Joshua’s management company.

Power comes from a 565PS V8 Supercharged engine for smooth power delivery and peerless refinement. Joshua can control the latest Touch Pro Duo infotainment using either the central front touchscreens or, when travelling in the rear, from the 10-inch Rear Entertainment Screens mounted in the front headrests.

All Range Rover SVAutobiography models are hand-finished at the Special Vehicle Operations Technical Centre in Coventry and the vehicle personalisation team helps customers to specify their own unique commission, working with a Land Rover designer.