Technology Semiconductor Shortage: The Stellantis Plants of Rennes and Sochaux at

16:11  20 august  2021
16:11  20 august  2021 Source:   liberation.fr

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L'usine Stellantis de Sochaux (Doubs), en février. © Antoine Mermet The Stellantis Factory of Sochaux (Doubs), in February.

The shortage of semiconductor continues. After Toyota and Ford, the Stellantis automobile group announced Thursday afternoon: two factories in France will be stopped next week on the sites of Rennes-la janese (Ille-et-Vilaine) and Sochaux ( Doubs). In Rennes, the judgment will be total for five days, from August 23 to 27 inclusive. On the Sochaux side, it will be a partial closure for three days.

At the origin of this situation, the degradation of the sanitary situation in Southeast Asia. The Stellantis Automotive Group, born from the merger between PSA and FCA, stated the AFP that this stop was related to a supply problem because of an "supplier in Malaysia that must close Due to COVID cases ". In normal times, they are about 400 vehicles that come out every day chains of these plants. Among them, known models, such as Citroën C5 Aircross in Rennes or Peugeot 3008 in Sochaux. For now, no production recovery date on the Rennais site is fixed.

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In a statement , the representatives of the JANAIS CFDT were concerned about the situation and called on the Group's management to open a negotiation on the long-term partial activity to limit the financial impact for the Employees, "In view of this supply crisis that [touches] all the factories of the group and which, unfortunately, could extend throughout the year 2021."

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For several months, All global car manufacturers are disrupted by a shortage of semiconductor, a substance that can lead electricity in some Conditions. A situation related to the significant increase in the demand for consumer electronics products during the various confines, in the image of the PlayStation 5 or the iPhone 12, but also to the sanitary situation caused by the pandemic.

no later than Thursday, Toyota also announced to be forced to reduce its production by 40% in September. However, the Group recovered more quickly from the impact of COVID-19 and the shortage compared to other competitors, publishing even early August results in a very strong year increase for its first quarter 2021-2022. However, he did not identify his annual forecasts. "The situation is always unpredictable due to the expansion of COVID-19 in emerging countries, the shortage of semiconductors and the outbreak of commodity prices", then warned the group.

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© Provided by Sofoot Rennes Reims 0-2 Goals: Ekitike (26th) and Koffi (67) Reims bane of Rennes, it is Reims. Unable to beat the Champagne club since his ascent to the top flight in 2018, Stade Rennes has chained a seventh straight game without a win against the Reims. Worse, the SRFC has logically inclined on his lawn against a consistent and effective Reims team (0-2).

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