BERLIN – Volkswagen expects a lack in semiconductor offer to relieve in the 3rd quarter but sees the bottlenecks continuing in the long-time period, a board member instructed Handelsblatt newspaper.
“At the moment we have attained the lowest point. We are struggling with the toughest six months,” Murat Aksel, the head of procurement on the Volkswagen board, instructed the newspaper in an interview.
He reported he expects close to 10% lack in chips more than the very long-time period as building up manufacturing capacities requires up to two yrs.
Volkswagen will prepare for the bottlenecks by growing its chips storage and is now classifying the provide chance of its all products parts, he extra.
Automakers and electronics producers around the planet are becoming hit challenging by manufacturing delays of chips, caused by a world shortfall.
Volkswagen AG has been not able to develop 100,000 vehicles thanks to the scarcity, CEO Herbert Diess mentioned in March, adding the group would not be ready to make up for the shortfall in 2021.