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Focus is shifting from what forms of vehicles to produce to revolutionary driver experiences. Nothing is that straightforward, of course, particularly given the unpredictable nature of the pandemic and its influence on companies (and supply chains).

Ventec will use GM’s logistics, buying and manufacturing experience to construct more of the critically important ventilators. While it could be troublesome to retool an auto assembly line, the companies have 3D printers for elements, ‘clear rooms’ in some plants that would meet FDA standards and Tyvek fits used in paint shops that might be re-purposed. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) says it manufacturing and donating a couple of million protective face masks for emergency staff per month. Production capability is being installed this week and the company will start manufacturing face masks within the coming weeks with initial distribution across the United States, Canada and Mexico.

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