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Almost 10m less cars built in 2021 as supply chain issues hit production

Nearly 10m fewer cars were built this year due to supply chain issues and a semiconductor shortage, analysts say.

Research by market intelligence group LMC Automotive estimated a 9.6m global shortfall in the number of light vehicles produced through 2021. European carmakers are expected to have suffered the biggest hit, producing 3m fewer vehicles as they struggled to get hold of supplies.

Semiconductors have been one of the biggest pain points in global supply chains, with delays, production disruption and hoarding spurred by the Covid-19 pandemic leading to a severe shortage.

The crisis is still running, LMC said, with the situation for car makers unlikely to substantially improve until the second half of 2022, and the gulf between chip demand and supply taking until 2023 to close.

Justin Cox, the group’s head of global production, said the outlook had improved slightly in recent weeks as emergency measures boosted production.

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How Trinny Woodall Built A $250 Million Magnificence Empire In 4 Years

The naming of beauty products is another thing manufacturers should consider extra fastidiously. It’s one thing Arboine says she has “a massive problem with”. The lack of options for girls of color is what triggered Florence Adepoju to create her personal makeup company, MDM Flow, in 2015.

Estée Lauder, the founding father of the company that bears her name, was a visionary and a job mannequin. She was a challenger who proved that anything was attainable — when you dared to dream it and had the heart and gumption to go for it. Ahead of her time in each method, she created and ran one of the world’s most prestigious and progressive firms while serving as a wife, mother and a loyal pal to many. And she did all of it with allure, humor and exquisite style. She liked beauty with a passion and believed wholeheartedly in its energy. After … Read More

History Channel’s New Documentary Reveals the Badass Cars That Built the World

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First Warning Sign in Global Commodity Boom Flashes in China

(Bloomberg) — One pillar of this year’s blistering commodities rally — Chinese demand — may be teetering.Beijing aced its economic recovery from the pandemic largely via an expansion in credit and a state-aided construction boom that sucked in raw materials from across the planet. Already the world’s biggest consumer, China spent $150 billion on crude oil, iron ore and copper ore alone in the first four months of 2021. Resurgent demand and rising prices mean that’s $36 billion more than the same period last year.With global commodities rising to record highs, Chinese government officials are trying to temper prices and reduce some of the speculative froth that’s driven markets. Wary of inflating asset bubbles, the People’s Bank of China has also been restricting the flow of money to the economy since last year, albeit gradually to avoid derailing growth.

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Kevin Hart Now Owns SpeedKore Built 1970 Charger With 1000-HP

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This one has seat-belts.

Kevin Hart has impeccable taste in cars, especially muscle cars, with an affinity for Dodge muscle car, specially old school Dodge muscle cars. The comedian first became a subject of Motorious coverage back a few years ago when he gifted his touring entourage their favorite collectible cars, and went on to captivate our readers with his saga of the 1970 ‘Cuda, known as “Menace”, both when he bought it, when someone else wrecked it while he was in the passenger seat, and the chaos that unfolded. Now, Kevin Hart has embarked on a new automotive journey behind the wheel of a 1000-horspower 1970 Dodge Charger.

Have you ever wondered what happened to the infamous wrecked ‘Cuda, read the update here.

SpeedKore built the full carbon fiber body Mopar muscle car, dubbed “Hellraiser”, with a 7.0-liter Hellephant enigne

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