The chips scarcity would seem omnipresent in the market at the moment. A pretty large speaking stage. Visibility is a very little tough to gauge right now, specifically as we are in the regular manufacturing facility annual downtime period of time for a lot of suppliers and demand from customers is still nowhere close to pre-Covid amounts in most markets. Nevertheless, the broad selection of firms becoming impacted tells the story on world wide influence.
Ford to lower F-150 generation because of to chips scarcity
Mazda, Daihatsu announce further output cuts because of to chip scarcity
And the US Vice President has been associated: GlobalFoundries meets US VP for semiconductors talks
Little bit of a shock, this: US approves Huawei licenses to invest in vehicle chips – report
The UK’s amount of motor vehicle generation proceeds to languish because of to the chips scarcity and other variables.
Uk motor vehicle generation plummets in July
We can normally cheer ourselves up by looking at new item coming to vehicle reveals. The Chery QQ Ice Product built me smile.
Chengdu motor exhibit debuts – Chery QQ Ice Product
Munich IAA is receiving closer.
Munich IAA – Cupra notion earth debut
Hyundai Mobis will be there for the initial time: Hyundai Mobis to showcase AI-controlled notion motor vehicle at IAA
Continue to on motor reveals, Geneva’s organisers have struck a offer in Qatar.
Geneva Demonstrate organisers do Qatar offer
There have been a whole lot of offers and JV announcements currently. This one particular is a biggie: Stellantis will be operating with Foxconn on interiors.
FIH and Stellantis group on Mobile Generate cockpit JV
I’m normally up for a highway vacation and Ford is carefully letting us know that the Mustang Mach-E is just the motor vehicle for the prolonged vacation to the beach.
FRIDAY Story – What the Mustang Mach-E ‘frunk’ was genuinely built for
We’ll be off on Monday as it’s the late Summertime holiday getaway in the Uk. We get a prolonged weekend to ponder the joys of prolonged highway excursions to the beach across Europe in an electrical ‘Stang or Chery QQ Ice Product. Or it’s possible a McLaren, with a Rocks-e to handle the final mile and have the deckchairs and a packed lunch?
Have a pleasant weekend.
Dave Leggett, Editor, Just Automobile