Tesla Video: New Respirators Release
After being approached by the mayor of New York with a plea to help develop more respirators for COVID-19 patients, Elon Musk (the CEO of Tesla) announced that he would be opening his New York factory for respirator production on March 25th.
By the end of the first week in April, his team had already designed a respirator that worked with parts the factory already had for their electric vehicles. Engineer Joe Mardall explains,
“We want to use parts that we know really well and that we know the reliability of...and that are available in volume"
They released a video showing their progress on the impressive system. The new device utilizes both the digital display, and also an unspecified suspension piece used in new Tesla vehicles.