Business & Finance | Business

GM, Ford wrap up ventilator production and shift back to auto business

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread to the United States, a number of automakers and other manufacturers announced plans to retrofit factories to help ease the shortage of personal protective gear and ventilators. Now, two U.S. automakers have fulfilled their

Business & Finance | Business

How Old-School Manufacturers Learned To Make Ventilators — Virtually Overnight

The U.S. has a desperate need for ventilators to save patients who become critically ill with COVID-19. Across America, manufacturers are scrambling to fire up assembly lines to produce more than a hundred thousand of them–and to figure out what to do d

News | News

Medical Device Company’s Israel Division to Provide Ventilator Blueprints for Free

The Israel division of the medical device company Medtronic will provide the blueprints for its ventilators for free to companies seeking to manufacture them.

Politics | Politics

Trump uses Defense Production Act to require GM to make ventilators

President Trump on Friday used the Defense Production Act to compel General Motors to produce ventilators to combat the coronavirus after days of hesitating to use the powers in the law.