GM begins mass production of ventilators

Production is starting after GM signed a federal contract worth nearly $490 million.

News 12 Staff

Apr 13, 2020, 3:37 PM

Updated 1,501 days ago

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General Motors is beginning volume production today of ventilators to combat the coronavirus pandemic.   
Production is starting after GM signed a federal contract worth nearly $490 million.
The deal was signed under the Defense Production Act,  which President Donald Trump activated to press private companies to manufacture the devices.
GM will be required to deliver 30,000 ventilators by August.
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