Published: Oct 24, 2021
Japanese automakers expect production to be down by at least 1.3 million units in fiscal 2021 due to the global semiconductor shortage and the covid-19 pandemic in Southeast Asia, according to eight major manufacturers.
Published: Sep 24, 2021
The global semiconductor shortage that has paralyzed automakers for nearly a year shows signs of worsening, as new coronavirus infections halt chip assembly lines in Southeast Asia, forcing more car companies and electronics manufacturers to suspend production.
Published: Aug 02, 2021
Amid the increasingly serious global shortage of semiconductors, automakers have been forced to reduce their output or postpone the release of new models. The repercussions are being felt amid a wide range of products, including home appliances, computers and telecommunication devices.
Published: Jan 16, 2021
A shortage of semiconductors is forcing the world’s major automakers to cut production across the board. This is because demand for the devices mainly used in PCs and smartphones, has increased rapidly amid the novel coronavirus crisis.