Visitors look at the Xpeng P5 car at the Auto Shanghai 2021 motor show in Shanghai, China. Photo: EPA-EFE
Visitors look at the Xpeng P5 car at the Auto Shanghai 2021 motor show in Shanghai, China. Photo: EPA-EFE

Semiconductor shortage sees China’s carmakers, chip suppliers join forces to tackle the problem

  • The extent to which the chip shortage has hit Chinese carmakers is not known, although there is growing anecdotal evidence of the disruption it is causing
  • It was the first time the Chinese automakers association was an official sponsor of the three-day Global Semiconductor Industry Expo, which ended Saturday

Visitors look at the Xpeng P5 car at the Auto Shanghai 2021 motor show in Shanghai, China. Photo: EPA-EFE
Visitors look at the Xpeng P5 car at the Auto Shanghai 2021 motor show in Shanghai, China. Photo: EPA-EFE
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