India, March 25 -- Car companies around the world are increasingly stepping up to explore ways their respective production lines can be tweaked or altogether altered to help manufacture medical equipment critical in the fight against coronavirus pandemic. From masks to ventilators and more, OEMs are considering the possibility of producing key items which are in high demand by the medical fraternity the world over. Renault may have taken a bigger step already and is reportedly putting its 3D printing technology to this use.

Reuters recently reported that Renault has begun using 3D printing in Spain to manufacture medical visors for health workers in the country. These and other similar items are in short supply in Spain where over 42,000...