Elon Musk just will not quit tweeting (in light of the fact that “Twitter is fun”) however his latest discussion could be about more than fun. While confronting across the board criticism over his reaction to the coronavirus pandemic and choice to keep working the Tesla plant in Fremont in spite of an area-wide “shelter in place” request, somebody inquired as to whether he would utilize it to make ventilators. Numerous individuals experiencing COVID-19 require extensive measures of time associated with one to assist them with breathing while they recoup, and projections propose that in the event that individuals with serious cases need treatment at the same time, at that point the US will have numerous less of the machines than it needs.
Musk reacted that “We will make ventilators if there is a shortage” and FiveThirtyEight editor in chief Nate Silver said there is a shortage right now. Finally, Musk said “Ventilators are not difficult, but cannot be produced instantly. Which hospitals have these shortages you speak of right now?” and people began pointing out the problems faced in Italy where doctors have reported exactly such shortages.
The latest update about the Fremont plant proposed Tesla will, at last, lessen headcount at the office to around 2,500 to assist labourers with keeping up social distancing and abstain from spreading the infection, and keeping in mind that this may not compensate for prior explanations or activities, ideally it can prompt some assistance for individuals needing it, any place they are. Tesla isn’t the main automaker with creation limit and skill obviously, and a Reuters report focuses on Ford and GM conversations with the government about hardware creation during this flare-up that could incorporate making ventilators.