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
Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak announced on CNBC today that his company has already started working with Tesla on getting ventilator production at Tesla’s Fremont factory up and running.
Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak announced on CNBC this morning that they’ve already started working with @Tesla — and they’re fast on track to start production of ventilators at Fremont!— Viv 🐉 (@flcnhvy) March 25, 2020
Tesla 👏 team 👏 gets 👏 it 👏 done 👏 @elonmusk pic.twitter.com/AwMH2QkI59
On March 19 – just five days ago – Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted that both Tesla and SpaceX, of which Musk is also CEO, would start working on ventilators.
“Just had a long engineering discussion with Medtronic about state-of-the-art ventilators”, he tweeted on Saturday, and highlighted Medtronic’s very impressive team.
Just had a long engineering discussion with Medtronic about state-of-the-art ventilators. Very impressive team!— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 21, 2020
Making good progress. We will do whatever is needed to help in these difficult times.— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 25, 2020