Employees working on the production line at Hefei Changan Automobile in Hefei, Anhui Province, on February 17, 2021. Photo: Xinhua
Employees working on the production line at Hefei Changan Automobile in Hefei, Anhui Province, on February 17, 2021. Photo: Xinhua

Chip shortage leaves Tesla and other electric car buyers in China waiting months for new vehicles

  • Tesla’s Shanghai-made Model 3s and Model Ys may not be delivered until the end of the quarter, while other EVs have wait times of at least a month
  • The global chip shortage continues to disrupt the auto industry after forcing Chinese carmakers to cut production by 1 million in 2021

Employees working on the production line at Hefei Changan Automobile in Hefei, Anhui Province, on February 17, 2021. Photo: Xinhua
Employees working on the production line at Hefei Changan Automobile in Hefei, Anhui Province, on February 17, 2021. Photo: Xinhua
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