World's biggest automakers suspend operations as chip supplies dry up

"Production is really vulnerable right now," Bloomberg Intelligence auto-industry analyst Tatsuo Yoshida said. "Any kind of abnormal occurrence causes parts to run out"

Chinese economy, automobile

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. is reducing domestic output of vehicles by 4,000-5,000 units in March and reviewing production plans for April.

Many of the world’s biggest automakers are suspending operations at their factories in Asia, Europe and North America due to a persistent shortage of semiconductors that was exacerbated by a

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First Published: Mar 24 2021 | 12:31 PM IST

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