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  • a chip shortages biting at Japan's big carmakers.

  • Output dropped sharply in January as semiconductors ran short.

  • Overall production was down just over 4.5% on the year, but some makers were hit much harder, Subaru said.

  • Production fell over 29%.

  • At Honda, the decline was almost 9%.

  • In both cases, the downturn was mostly due to the silicon drought.

  • Car makers around the world have been affected.

  • Chips are in short supply as a result, off booming sales off consumer electron ICS.

  • People stuck at home have bean snapping up new gadgets.

  • US.

  • Sanctions on Chinese chip factories have added to the problem.

  • The effects are not evenly felt, however.

  • Nissan and Toyota both eked out production gains in January.

  • Suzuki and Mazda store production fall, but didn't blame the chip shortage.

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Japan car output slumps on chip shortage

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/26
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