October 26, 2020

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    General Motors, Ventec deliver 30,000 ventilators to U.S. government

    General Motors and medical equipment maker Ventec Life Systems have made deliveries of 30,000 ventilators to the U.S. government during the coronavirus crisis, the automaker said on Tuesday. U.S. President Donald Trump had urged the American automakers as part of a broader push to secure over 130,000 ventilators by the end of 2020. The deliveries […]

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    General Motors, Ford coronavirus ventilator projects close in on their finish lines

    General Motors and Ford Motor said on Tuesday they are close to finishing the production of ventilators ordered by the Trump Administration in response to an increase in coronavirus cases and are ramping down or exiting the operations. Many of the ventilators assembled by the companies have gone into a U.S. government stockpile as doctors […]

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    Hyundai teams up with Air Liquide to produce ventilators in India

    Hyundai Motor India on Saturday has declared that it has teamed up with French company Air Liquide Medical Systems for production of hospital ventilators in India, to help the nation reduce the spread of the coronavirus. The automaker stated that in the first phase, it intends to produce 1000 ventilators. Furthermore, it aims to gradually increase the production […]

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    General Motors dispatches ventilators for coronavirus patients

    General Motors said on Friday it had started providing the first batch of 54 ventilators to U.S. hospitals which are treating severely ill COVID-19 coronavirus patients. The automaker said the Franciscan Health Olympia Fields hospital located in Olympia Fields, Illinois, and Chicago’s Weiss Memorial Hospitals will get shipments of 10 ventilators each through package delivery […]

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    General Motors says ventilators ready for delivery in the US

    General Motors has started mass production of the Ventec Life Systems V+Pro critical care ventilator to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The task is being carried out under contract to the US Department of Health and Human Services. In less than a month, Ventec, GM’s supply chain and its manufacturing, logistics, legal, and talent acquisition groups […]

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    General Motors starts production of ventilators for U.S. government

    General Motors stated on Tuesday it had started producing ventilators in the volume required to treat severely ill coronavirus patients and would make deliveries of the first batch of the medical equipment to the U.S. government this month. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded nine contracts amounting to almost $2.6 […]

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    Tesla builds ventilators for coronavirus patients by using car technology

    Electric automaker Tesla has posted a video on its YouTube channel, showing its engineers are working on making ventilators from Tesla Model 3 parts. In the video, Tesla’s engineers reveals two versions of the ventilator, a prototype model with its components laid out throughout a desk, as well as a packaged model that indicates how […]

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    General Motors, Philips to supply 73,000 ventilators to U.S. in $1.1 billion effort

    The U.S. Health and Human Services Department (HHS) on Wednesday awarded two contracts worth over $1 billion to make ventilators required to treat severely sick coronavirus patients and prepares to declare five more contracts later this week. HHS awarded automaker General Motors a contract for $489 million to produce 30,000 ventilators, while it also declared […]

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    Ford converts Michigan plant into ventilator factory, promising 50,000 devices by July

    The Ford Motor’s Rawsonville Plant located in Michigan is being converted into a ventilator factory, as hospitals fighting the coronavirus have reported about shortages of the life-saving devices. Ford expects to start building the devices this month and increasing it to 7,200 a week.  The company has promised to provide 50,000 ventilators by July 4, which may be […]

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    Fiat Chrysler starts ventilator component production in Italy

    Fiat Chrysler (FCA) started ventilator parts to help Italy’s Siare Engineering boost its output of the medical equipment needed to treat patients during the coronavirus crisis, the automaker said on Friday. Automakers across the world are increasing production of critical healthcare products and machines to deal with the enormous demand during the pandemic. Italy, the […]

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    Britain orders 10,000 ventilators made by Ford, Airbus and Rolls-Royce

    Britain has placed an order for 10,000 ventilators which will be made by a consortium of companies consisting of Ford Motor, Airbus and Rolls-Royce as part of efforts to battle the coronavirus pandemic. Governments across the world are attempting to increase the number of ventilators which are mechanical breathing devices capable of blowing air and […]

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    Trump invokes Defense Production Act but GM says it’s already moving fast

    About eleven days ago, American automaker General Motors put hundreds of employees on an urgent project to build breathing machines as hospitals and governors pleaded for more following the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. But President Donald Trump, said the company wasn’t moving fast enough, on Friday invoked the Defense Production Act, which allows the government broad authority to direct […]

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    Ford, General Electric to produce 50,000 ventilators in 100 days

    Ford Motor stated on Monday it will produce 50,000 ventilators during the next 100 days at a plant located in Michigan. The automaker will cooperate with General Electric’s healthcare unit, and can then construct 30,000 every month as needed to treat patients affected with the coronavirus. Ford stated the simplified ventilator design, which is licensed […]

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    Mahindra & Mahindra to make face shield and ventilators

    Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) came forward with its initiative to create affordable ventilators to help fight the spread of coronavirus, has now developed a face shield for the medical service providers. In a tweet on Saturday, Pawan Goenka, Managing Director of M&M revealed the design of the face shield. He also stated that the company […]

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    Suzuki partners with AgVA to make 10,000 ventilators per month in India

    Maruti Suzuki on Saturday has announced that it is collaborating with the Indian manufacturer AgVA Healthcare to create ventilators, face masks and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kit to fight the spread of the coronavirus. The automaker has stated that it intends to rapidly increase the production of ventilators, up to 10,000 units monthly, which would be helpful for the health sector […]

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