The coronavirus pandemic has upended the lives of untold hundreds of millions of people around the world, as well as the entire global economy. Those who can are working from home to abide by recommended social distancing practices. Many automakers have suspended their manufacturing operations in the wake of the outbreak. Now, amidst the worldwide demand for essential medical equipment such as N95 masks, respirators, and ventilators, a number of OEMs are stepping up to help stem the tide of the pandemic.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2020/03/26/car-manufacturers-redirect-resources-toward-respirator-and-ventilator-production