Tag: semiconductor chip

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Biden meets today with executives on chip shortage as U.S. auto industry feels the pain

April 12, 2021


Clarence E. Brown has experienced union strikes, plant shutdowns and layoffs due to parts shortages during his 47 years working for General Motors. But Brown, president of a United Auto Workers local chapter in Kansas, describes the ongoing semiconductor chip […]

Process, Production

GM extending plant shutdowns at three car and crossover plants due to chip shortage

February 9, 2021


General Motors is extending temporary shutdowns at three assembly plants through mid-March due to a global shortage of semiconductor chips. The impacted plants are in Kansas; Ontario, Canada; and San Luis Potosí, Mexico. They produce the Chevrolet Malibu sedan and […]