Ferrari has announced that they are developing a new low-cost ventilator to be used against COVID-19. The ventilators are produced using easily available materials at a lower cost, was easy to use and assemble, and are designed to meet the demands of medium intensive care
The F15 project has been developed by the Maranello team along with the Genoa-based Italian Institute of Technology.
Ferrari said that the ventilator project was approved by the International Automobile Federation (FIA) and encompassed various areas, from simulation, 3D modelling, as well as chassis design.
“The challenge of COVID-19 was one we wanted to take on,” said Ferrari Team Principal Mattia Binotto, “This project was a very stimulating experience as well as being truly rewarding for all those involved.”
Two prototypes have been designed and are now ready for a test phase.