Spanish automaker SEAT crafts coronavirus ventilators from windshield wiper motors

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Spanish automaker SEAT crafts coronavirus ventilators from windshield wiper motors 1 Carmaker Volkswagen AG’s Spanish unit, SEAT, is taking advantage of a humble windscreen wiper mechanism to build emergency ventilators for a health system groaning under one of the world’s worst national outbreaks of the new coronavirus. At the factory in Martorell, near Barcelona, employees piece together the devices which rely on a balloon of air filling and emptying to help doctors control the breathing of people suffering from the sometimes fatal COVID-19 respiratory disease. ”

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