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Mercedes make breathing aid designs available

The designs of the breathing aid Mercedes are helping develop for the NHS in the fight against coronavirus will be made freely available for other manufacturers to use. The Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) devices, which have been developed in conjunction with Mercedes' engine division and University College London as part of F1's wider Project Pitlane, are being produced at a rate of up to 1,000 per day. F1's world champions making breathing aids Project Pitlane explained Mercedes say their entire High Performance Powertrains base in Brixworth has been repurposed to meet the demand, with 40 machines normally used to produce F1 pistons and turbochargers being utilised for the CPAP...
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