Elon Musk Says Tesla's New York Factory Will Make Ventilators 'As Soon As Humanly Possible'

140Mandak262Jamuna writes: Elon Musk announced that the Gigafactory
in Buffalo, New York, making solar roof tiles and battery packs for
home energy storage is switching to making ventilators in
collaboration with Medtronic. “Days after offering 1,255 free
ventilators to help deal with the coronavirus outbreak, Tesla boss
Elon Musk said the company’s New York factory will restart to make
more,” reports CNET. “Giga New York will reopen for ventilator
production as soon as humanly possible. We will do anything in our
power to help the citizens of New York,” he tweeted on Wednesday.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state needs 30,000 ventilators
at the peak and they have 400 at hand.


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Elon Musk Says Tesla's New York Factory Will Make Ventilators 'As Soon As Humanly Possible'