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BMW signs agreement with chip suppliers to secure supplies

BMW says it is ramping up supply chain agreements on critical electronic components for the long-term and has concluded a…

Volvo Cars reports quarterly profit dip

Geely-owned Volvo Cars has reported interim financials for the third quarter 2021 which show a dip in revenue and profit…

Global chip shortage: Supply chain hoarding now a factor, says TSMC chief

The chairman of massive semiconductor manufacturer TSMC has suggested that the global chip shortage is now being exacerbated by dealers…

Supply challenges to persist in US in Q4 – analysts

Analysts at LMC Automotive have cut their forecast for near-term sales and production in the US. After a year-on-year drop…

White House presses companies for chips info

The Biden administration is pressing automakers and semiconductor companies for more information on the global semiconductors shortage and supply chain…

SEAT to extend chip-related output suspensions into 2022

Volkswagen Group's SEAT brand is planning partial car assembly suspensions into 2022 due to shortages of critical semiconductor components. Reuters…

Toyota slashes global production plan for October

Toyota is planning further big cuts to global vehicle production in the month of October due to the effects of…

The automotive industry’s chips crisis in numbers

The automotive industry’s chip shortage has transitioned from being a seemingly minor irritation when murmurings were first heard out of…

Qualcomm to supply key chip to Renault

Semiconductor giant Qualcomm will supply a key computing chip for the digital dashboard in a new Renault electric vehicle (EV),…

Supply chain shortages in Asia get worse

Surging Covid-19 infections across most of Asia have dealt a significant blow to the region’s automotive industry, not only as…