• Elon Musk Sent Ventilators to California Hospitals, They Say They got Something Else Instead

    California Gov. Gavin Newsom responded Thursday to Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s claim that the company had delivered more than 1,000 ventilators to the state’s hospitals treating a surge of coronavirus patients. In a series of tweets early Thursday, Musk asked Newsom to “please fix this misunderstanding” after the governor’s office told CNN the state’s hospitals […]

  • California Governor Setting Standard in COVID-19 Fight

    [bc_video video_id=”6147893230001″ account_id=”5728959025001″ player_id=”Hkbio1usDM” embed=”in-page” padding_top=”56%” autoplay=”” min_width=”0px” max_width=”640px” width=”100%” height=”100%”] California is the most populous state in the nation but it’s not the state with the most COVID-19 cases or deaths. Governor Gavin Newsom may be setting the model for action during this pandemic and future outbreaks. His once harshest critic, President Donald J. […]

  • Tesla’s working on making ventilators from car parts

    Tesla engineers are working on a ventilator made largely from car parts, according to a YouTube video the automaker posted on Sunday. In the video, engineers at Tesla Engineering show off prototypes and a schematic laying out the proposed ventilator design as they explain how they are re-purposing various auto parts for the much needed […]

  • Ford to build 50,000 ventilators in 100 days

    Ford plans to make as many as 50,000 simple ventilators for coronavirus patients within 100 days and plans to continue producing 30,000 per month after that, the company announced Monday. The automaker said it will make the ventilators at its Rawsonville Components Plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan. The factory will be staffed by 500 United Auto […]

  • Trump invokes Defense Production Act to require GM to make ventilators

    (CNN) — President Donald Trump invoked the Defense Production Act on Friday to require General Motors to produce more ventilators to deal with increased hospitalizations due to the spread of the novel coronavirus in the United States. “Our negotiations with GM regarding its ability to supply ventilators have been productive, but our fight against the virus is too urgent […]

  • New York will allow two patients to share a single ventilator

    (CNN) — New York state has approved technology that allows two patients to share a single ventilator, in an effort to address a desperate need as the number of coronavirus patients in the state rocketed past 37,000. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday referred to the method as “splitting” and said it involves adding a second […]

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