Day: April 19, 2021

Nutson’s Weekly Auto News Review


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AUTO CENTRAL CHICAGO April 18, 2021 Every Sunday Larry Nutson, The Chicago Car Guy and Executive Producer, with able assistance from senior editor Thom Cannell from The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau, compile The Auto Channel’s
“take” on this past week’s automotive news, condensed into easy to digest news Nuggets.

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‘Like fire-fighting’: China carmakers struggle with chip shortage | Automotive Industry News

Automakers around the world have had to adjust assembly lines due to chip shortages caused by high demand for cars.

Car industry executives are being rattled by a global shortage of semiconductors which is hitting production in China, after hoping the world’s biggest car market could spearhead global recovery in the sector.

Automakers around the world have had to adjust assembly lines due to the shortages, caused by manufacturing delays that some semiconductor makers blame on a faster-than-expected recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

Volkswagen AG, China’s biggest foreign automaker which wants to sell more than four million vehicles in the country, said the effect of the shortage remains unabated in the second quarter this year.

Stephan Woellenstein, Volkswagen’s China chief, told reporters on Sunday it was hard to gauge how much production Volkswagen might lose week-to-week or even month-to-month because of the chip shortage.

“It’s really like fire-fighting … In

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Best Motorcycles 2020

Car & Automotive,automotive industry,Car & Mechanical,Car & Classic,motorcycleMost of the adjustments occurring in the automotive market right this moment, together with tightened credit markets in a capital-intensive industry and elevated government involvement are the newest world challenges. In 1892, German engineer Rudolf Diesel was granted a patent for a “New Rational Combustion Engine”. In 1897, he constructed the primary diesel engine 1 Steam-, electrical-, and gasoline-powered vehicles competed for decades, with gasoline inner combustion engines attaining dominance in the 1910s. Although various pistonless rotary engine designs have attempted to compete with the standard piston and crankshaft design, solely Mazda ‘s model of the Wankel engine has had more than very limited success.

Prompted by global initiatives such as the Paris Settlement, several international locations across the globe are enacting stricter emissions controls on new automobile fashions. As such, automakers are beginning to develop their business into the electrical mobility sector. Every third new automotive sold is anticipated … Read More