Enthusiasts chip deficiency might take more industries
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The supply bottlenecks in electronics components could also meet the manufacturers of consumer electronics or telecommunications equipment in the near future next time.
consumers would have to expect longer delivery times and rising prices, the "World on Sunday" reported. The newspaper had interviewed 20 suppliers about routers, telephones, consumer electronics and household appliances such as refrigerators and washing machines.
carmaker: BMW paves sales level from 2019 to
According to the CFO, Asia is strong in the first quarter of sales growth and earnings. 2021 Will BMW sell as many cars as before Corona. © DPA Unlike some other car events, BMW had no production loss due to missing semiconductors. BMW is optimistic about selling as many cars this year as before the corona crisis. Financial Officer Nicolas Peter said on Wednesday in Munich, aim is a sales growth of five to ten percent.
Due to the increased demand in the Corona pandemic and bottlenecks in the procurement of semiconductors, all companies work to adapt their logistics. However, it also comes with additional suppliers to significantly longer delivery times.
For example, the company reported AVM, which offers the Fritzbox one of the most popular Wi-Fi routers in Germany, from short-term canceled delivery commitments for components. On newly ordered goods, the company must wait up to a year. Therefore, supply bottlenecks could not be excluded.
Gigaset, a manufacturer of cordless telephones, smartphones and equipment for the SmartHome, have similar problems. About 80 percent of Gigaset products are potentially affected by chip kneading, it was said in the report. According to own information, Gigaset suffers from extended delivery times and replacement times of up to 60 weeks.
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the only way from the Corona crisis into a new normality, is that of the vaccination. However, the vaccine turbo is still not ignited and there is much too little vaccine . All the worse that countless doses are not recycled daily and instead land in the garbage. The Bavarian family doctor Christian Kröner wants to put an end to this waste, as the "picture" newspaper reports .
of rising prices reported the price comparison portal Idealo. "Our data show that the ongoing semiconductor bottlenecks seem to have an effect on consumer prices," said Michael Stempin, exercised at Idealo, the newspaper. For many products from the electrical sector, a significant increase in price has been observed in particular in recent months.
Because of missing semiconductor chips, automakers such as Ford, Audi, VW or Daimler already have to cancel layers and skimp. The chip giant Intel had recently warned that bottlenecks could last for several years - also because investment does not reach immediately.
The scarcity has been triggered, among other things, from the rapid increased demand for technology such as laptops in the Corona Pandemic as well as storage purchases of the Chinese Huawei Group in the face of US sanctions.
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Japan has created a merger of industry, aerospace group companies to develop a passenger jet in the style of the Concorde. Their problems you want to have them under control. © Jaxa Similarly, the prototype could look like for the first Japanese passenger jet with supersonic speed. Japan Supersonic Research (JSR) is called the new group that will work on the project, the announced Japan's room organization JAXA recently.