The worldwide semiconductor scarcity continues to have an effect on the automotive business. One after the other, automakers have warned that the silicon chip scarcity will negatively influence manufacturing output and revenues within the coming months.
Renault recognized the chip scarcity as a serious drawback when reporting its Q1 leads to April. Every week later, Ford mentioned it expects to lose half of its Q2 manufacturing, up from 17 % in Q1. And on Wednesday, Stellantis Chief Monetary Officer Richard Palmer added to the refrain, warning that “it might be imprudent to imagine that the problem is simply going to