Managing the chip shortage: Strategies ahead

AutotechInsight Analysis Monthly

OEMs and semiconductor manufacturers are coordinating their short- and long-term supply chain strategies to deal with supply chain disruptions.

Semiconductor chips are critical components in new automobiles spanning from advanced infotainment systems to basic equipment such as power steering and brakes. Vehicles have thousands of semiconductors worth hundreds of US dollars, depending on the car and its options. Therefore, the semiconductor crisis that began in the first quarter of 2021 has brought assembly lines to a halt worldwide.

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