Blames semiconductor supply shortage
Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio slashed its delivery forecast for the third quarter this year due to uncertain and volatile semiconductor supplies.
At least in the car industry
German technology and engineering group Bosch has concluded that the semiconductor supply chains in the automotive industry are reaching chocolate teapot status.
Number one semiconductor manufacturer
Based on revenue, Samsung Electronics has reclaimed the number one semiconductor manufacturer spot on the back of a strong Q2 2021, according to the latest IC Insight's The McClean Report, which investigates the state of the semiconductor industry in several areas.
Down for a week
Inventor of the seat belt, Volvo, has temporarily stopped production at its Swedish plant in Gothenburg due to the shortage of semiconductor chips.
Chip crisis hits new high. Or low
As if shortages in semiconductors weren't enough to give car manufacturers, computer manufacturers, medical manufacturers and others a case of the screaming heebie-jeebies, it seems some vendors have bought into an international scam to sell fake chips to put into their devices.
Aiming for car industry
A Chinese technology firm has announced that it developed a 7-nanometer auto chip that could supplement the country's auto chip supplies.
Check under the bonnet to see if you have the real thing
The global chip shortage could see suppliers using fake components or be forced to shut down their production lines.
Fear the Chinese
A group of US senators are close to unveiling a $52-billion proposal that would significantly boost US semiconductor chip production and research over five years.
It is starting to look like a chip race is looming, now that South Korea unveiled ambitious plans to spend roughly $450 billion to build the world's biggest chipmaking base over the next decade.
Save our car industry before anyone else
The US Commerce Department is pressuring Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing and other Taiwanese firms to prioritise US carmakers to ease chip shortages in the near term.