Tesla to reopen New York factory to produce ventilators 'as soon as possible'

Tesla to reopen New York factory to produce ventilators 'as soon as possible'

Stan Schroeder 26/03/2020

Tesla will re-open its factory in Buffalo, New York, and repurpose it for producing ventilators needed to treat critical COVID-19 patients, Elon Musk said Wednesday. 

Tesla's Fremont, California and Buffalo, New York factories have been fully or partially shut down due to shelter-in-place orders, given by local authorities amid the coronavirus outbreak

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.

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 25, 2020

"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," Musk tweeted.  Read more...

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