Tesla plans to retool solar panel factory to make Medtronic ventilators

A serious man in a suit.

Enlarge / Medtronic CEO
Omar Ishrak. (credit: Qilai
Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images
)

Tesla is planning to retool its solar panel factory in Buffalo,
New York, to manufacture medical ventilators, CEO Elon Musk said in
a Wednesday
tweet
.

“Giga New York will reopen for ventilator production as soon as
humanly possible,” Musk tweeted. “We will do anything in our power
to help the citizens of New York.”

Tesla is making the ventilators in partnership with Medtronic.
Medtronic CEO Omar Ishrak confirmed the relationship in a
Wednesday interview
with CNBC.

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Tesla plans to retool solar panel factory to make Medtronic ventilators