BMW can’t finish production of 10,000 cars over chip crunch

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of BMW is seen at the LA Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

July 20, 2021

BERLIN (Reuters) – BMW said on Tuesday nearly all its German plants were affected by an ongoing shortage of semiconductors that are currently preventing the luxury carmaker from completing around 10,000 cars.

The Munich-based company earlier this month said that the bottleneck, which has affected carmakers around the world, has already led to 30,000 vehicles in lost production so far this year.

(Reporting by Christina Amann; Writing by Christoph Steitz; Editing by Douglas Busvine)






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