Ventec’s VOCSN multi-purpose ventilators, which combine five independent clinical gadgets. / Reuters
Who could have imagined that the coronavirus pandemic would be, in aspect, an automotive tale? Much more than that: Automakers, in particular GM and Ford but also loads of other people, may possibly wind up remaining some of the story’s heroes.
The New York Situations had a glimpse inside the GM work the other day, and now The Seattle Times’ Geoff Baker presents a superior sense of the timeline by which Standard Motors and Ventec Lifestyle Units, of Bothell, Washington, went from fantastic strangers to associates in mass-manufacturing