One yr in the past, hundreds of thousands of People have been assured that they had little to worry from a faraway viral epidemic referred to as COVID-19.
In February 2021, many across the auto business are assured that their livelihoods won’t be affected by the unfold of the worldwide scarcity in microchips.
However problems proceed to mount, as a result of big range of semiconductor functions in fashionable automobiles and vans.
Final week, Stellantis halted manufacturing of nine-speed transmissions at its Tipton Transmission Plant north of Indianapolis, furloughing 1,800 employees.
Automobile meeting cutbacks at Stellantis adopted comparable current strikes by Ford, Common Motors, Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Subaru, Volkswagen and Daimler.