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Some high-end features go missing as tight chip supplies drag on

Credits: www.autonews.com Companies forced to be creative to keep production moving When automakers were first hit with chip shortages at the end of last year, they tried idling factories until the trouble passed. But with the crisis stretching into its fifth month and getting worse, they are getting creative to keep at least some production moving forward. […]

2021 Auto News USA

Ford decides to build F-150s ‘without certain parts’ because of semiconductor shortage

Credits: www.courier-journal.com The Ford F-150 will be built without key parts due to the global semiconductor shortage, the Ford Motor Co. announced Thursday. “The global semiconductor shortage – combined with parts shortages created by the central U.S. winter storm in February – is prompting Ford to build F-150 trucks and Edge SUVs in North America […]