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Tesla donated ventilators to California Hospitals, then CNN quibbled over words

Elon Musk is taking some serious heat for giving away ventilators. CNN published an article that claimed that Elon Musk didn’t give any hospitals in California any ventilators. The article was titled, “Elon Musk’s promised ventilators never delivered to California hospitals, governor’s office says.” That would lead many to believe that Elon is just giving empty promises. […]

April 20th

Tesla Is Making Ventilators … From Tesla Model 3 Car Parts

Tesla’s engineering team released an update on Tesla’s progress making ventilators — something that hospitals desperately need to fight the coronavirus-caused disease COVID-19. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has already helped hospitals by donating CPAPs that doctors can convert into ventilators, as we’ve covered a few times. This is something different. By Johnna Crider Cleantechnica   […]

April 6th

Coronavirus: Could automakers retool to make ventilators? It’s not that simple.

Whether it’s part patriotism, part profit incentive, or part a desire to keep idled auto workers busy, the world’s automakers are saying they could begin making medical ventilators instead of cars. According to CNN, Ford released a statement Wednesday night saying, “As America’s largest producer of vehicles and top employer of autoworkers, Ford stands ready to help […]

March 21st