Auto Lockdown exit: Auto companies say operational hurdles make Apr 20 restart difficult Updated : April 19, 2020 11:25 AM IST Automakers have been talking to their district administrations for clarity on the conditions for restarting production. Another challenge for automobile firms is the rule that factory staff must be housed either in or adjacent to the premises Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.