Launch of new chip factory bumped forward amid supply crisis

‘The chip factory of the future’ has started operations well ahead of schedule in response to the shortage of silicon semiconductors, writes Freddie Holmes

The automotive industry is reeling from a chronic shortage of silicon semiconductors, which are used to support an array of advanced functions in new vehicles. The opening of a huge new factory from Bosch would appear to come at an opportune time. In fact, the start of production was in fact brought forward by six months in direct response to the issue. The hope is that this could help relieve some of the strain on manufacturers.

Automotive World Magazine – July 2021

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