Chip shortage hits auto industry suppliers
07 December 2021 | 10:19 am
German automakers are being hit hard by a semiconductor chip shortage. Suppliers are affected in particular.
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India is grappling with a shortage of vaccines as a new wave of infections grips the country. Several states and vaccination centers have reported an unfulfillable demand.
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Oxygen cylinders are supplied to a Mumbai hospital and signs outside a vaccination centre read "Covishield out of stock" as India posts a global one-day record of almost 315,000 new Covid infections.
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Burnt buildings, a vandalised police station. These are some of the scenes in Cali following deadly demonstrations against against a proposed government tax reform. Long lines of motorists and people with jerrycans have formed outside petrol stations due to a fuel shortage.
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Just 12% of gas stations in the US capital still have fuel for sale, after cybercriminals forced a shutdown of the nation's largest gasoline pipeline.
The Japanese automobile giant has been forced to suspend operations at some of its manufacturing plants because of a global chip shortage.
A lack of truck drivers has led to delivery bottlenecks and fuel rationing across the UK. Industry associations estimate Britain needs 100,000 more drivers to meet demand.
The government has urged Britons to "go about their business in the normal way" and resume typical buying habits. The Transport Secretary said that means motorists should stop filling up old water bottles with fuel.
Most of Lebanon is set to lose access to state-generated electricity, forcing residents to buy electricity from private providers or be plunged in darkness.
Flower Farm, nestled in the countryside of southern England, faces turmoil this winter as it contends with worker shortages that will leave it struggling to meet its Turkey orders this Christmas.
Group sold 599,027 vehicles in 3rd quarter of 2021, a decrease of 22.3% French carmaker Renault said on Friday it expects a production loss of 500,000 vehicles this year due to a global semiconductor shortage and production shutdowns.
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