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Nissan, Suzuki and Mitsubishi to halt car production due to chip shortage

The global shortage of semiconductor chips has the auto industry in check, so Nissan, Suzuki and Mitsubishi plan to make fewer cars in June.

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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.


Since 2020, the automotive industry has suffered from a lack of semiconductors for the chips required by vehicle electrical systems. Faced with such a shortage of components , the companies Nissan , Suzuki and Mitsubishi announced that they will stop the production of cars or will reduce it drastically during June.

The automaker Nissan announced that it will stop manufacturing vehicles on the Japanese island of Kyushu on June 24, 25 and 28. It will also temporarily stop the manufacture of some models at its plant in Mexico

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Ford F-150 production will halt again as chip shortage worsens, report says

Prepare for F-150s to dwindle in supply.


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The semiconductor chip shortage continues to ravage the US auto manufacturing sector, and America’s best-selling vehicle is in the shortage’s crosshairs once again. According to a report from Automotive News, which viewed a bulletin sent to employees, production at Ford’s Dearborn Truck Plant and part of its plant in Kansas City will shutter temporarily without enough chips to build the F-150. The shutdowns will take place the weeks of May 31 and June 14.

Ford did not immediately return a request for comment to confirm the shutdowns, but the automaker in the past said it expected big hits to production — half of what it should build won’t happen — through this quarter. The company already implemented shutdowns at various plants as supplies for the crucial chips continue to dwindle. Building on the F-150 shutdowns, the automaker’s plant in

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