GM Says It Will Lend Its Plants to Produce Ventilators in Anti-COVID-19 Fight – Reports

GM Says It Will Lend Its Plants to Produce Ventilators in Anti-COVID-19 Fight – Reports

On Wednesday, the company said that its CEO Mary Barra had discussed with the US government the ways to organise the production of medical equipment to combat the coronavirus outbreak, media reported.

On Friday, the US-based car-producing giant said that it is planning to lend its auto plants to support the production of Ventec Life Systems’ ventilators in the fight against the pandemic, the CNBC news outlet reported.

Ventec announced, as quoted by CNBC, the plans to “leverage GM’s logistics, purchasing and manufacturing expertise” to build ventilators for patients who are not able to breathe normally on their own.

Overall, the United States has registered more than 15,200 coronavirus cases and over 200 COVID-19-related deaths, according to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Source: sputniknews.com

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