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Global carmakers brace for longer semiconductor shortage

Global carmakers brace for longer semiconductor shortage

(ATF) Recent buyers of the French-made Peugeot 308 car might have noticed a strange anachronism - instead of the snazzy digital speedometer on the dashboard, there's a circular analogue gauge.But Stellantis, the manufacturer, would rather not provide such retro features. Instead, the global chip shortage has forced the company to …

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Biden sends warning to China on chips and rare earths

Biden sends warning to China on chips and rare earths

(ATF) President Biden sent an effective warning to China on Wednesday February 24 as he signed an executive order for a review of supply chains that will cover semiconductor chips and rare earths.Biden signed the executive order after a meeting with both Democratic and Republican politicians that he hailed as …

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Chip shortage crisis forces carmakers to face crashing new reality  

Chip shortage crisis forces carmakers to face crashing new reality  

Automakers are facing up to a harsh new truth – that when they say ‘jump’ not everyone listens anymore.Semiconductor manufacturers, faced with demanding clients amidst a global chip shortage, have been prioritising the tech firms over the car companies because they buy more advanced, higher-margin chips.This has forced car manufacturers, …

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