A major industrial conglomerate has resorted to buying washing machines and tearing out the semiconductors inside for use in its own chip modules, according to the CEO of a company central to the chipmaking supply chain.
Elon Musk says Tesla’s Shanghai factory is “back with a vengeance” after a three-week Covid-induced shutdown. But his bullishness belies concern the plant has only enough components to last about a week even at reduced capacity — highlighting the challenges snarled supply chains pose to manufacturers.
Texas’s economy took a more than $4 billion hit in April after Governor Greg Abbott’s order to ramp up on security at the border resulted in shipping delays and bridge blockades, according to a new analysis.
Autonomous trucks might be here sooner than expected, but getting the driver out of the cab is only the first step in realizing the technology's promise, says Wiley Deck, vice president of government affairs and public policy with Plus.
Tony Lynch, managing director and senior leader in the North American Automotive Industrials Group of Alvarez & Marsal, details the dynamics of the electric vehicle market, including how original equipment manufacturers and suppliers are pivoting to support the product of EVs.
Even those companies in China whose factories are operating under so-called closed-loop systems may be forced to stop work due to parts shortages or logistical challenges that make moving people and goods around the country near impossible.
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