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Why a silicon chip shortage has left carmakers in the slow lane | John Naughton

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A global dearth of these vital components, and a reliance on just-in-time manufacturing, has put the motor industry in a tricky spot Here’s a tale of two industries – cars and computers. In February, major car manufacturers such as Nissan and Honda began to warn shareholders that revenues were likely to fall significantly below expectations. And the reason wasn’t Covid-19 – well, not directly anyway: the pandemic had
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