Tag: semiconductor shortages

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Toyota Profit Takes Hit From Supply-Chain Troubles, Higher Costs

August 4, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Toyota Motor Corp. TM -0.32%▼ on Thursday maintained its full-year outlook for production and operating profit, despite rising raw-material costs and production cuts that weighed on earnings in the first three months of its fiscal year. The world’s largest car […]

Logistics, Process

Unconventional suppliers adding to fake chip problem

September 21, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Oki Engineering, a subsidiary of Oki Electric, has been providing a chip verification service since June, reports the Nikkei. The service is designed, says Oki, “to verify the performance and reliability of semiconductors for users willing to buy from unconventional […]

Process, Production

Auto chip shortages may extend into Q2 2022.

August 20, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Both Intel and Infineon have cautioned that the situation may persist throughout all of 2022, while Toyota is reported to be cutting vehicle production in September by 40%, from 900,000 units to 500,000 because of chip and labour shortages. The […]