Stellantis and Renault Spain plants partially shut due to shortage of chips

In recent years, the rapid development of intelligent networked vehicles has led to a large increase in the demand for chips. However, due to factors such as the epidemic, the chip supply chain has been repeatedly hit, and the "lack of cores" has become a constraint on the development of the automotive industry. one of the important reasons.

Automakers Stellantis and France's Renault will partially halt production at some Spanish factories in the coming days and weeks as a shortage of chips for cars persists, Reuters reported. A representative of the CCOO union said production at two Renault factories in Spain's Castile and Leon regions will be temporarily halted, with one closed completely on Saturday and the other canceled for several days this week and next. took a shift.

At Stellantis's plant in Vigo, northwest Spain, the company has canceled night shifts on Saturday and Sunday. "They stopped production for 15 days in February. Supply shortages could mean more shutdowns at any time," a union representative for Stellantis told Reuters.

The two companies have stopped production several times in Spain in recent months.

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