- Shortage of semiconductor products leads to production restrictions in China, North America and Europe
- Group Models based on the MQB platform are affected
Rapid recovery of automobile markets leads to semiconductor bottleneck: Volkswagen Group has to adjust production
The massive semiconductor supply bottleneck is causing considerable disturbances for manufacturers throughout global vehicle production. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing sales slump in the automotive industry, leading semiconductor manufac-turers had reassigned their production capacities to other customer sectors such as consum-er electronics. However, automobile markets have now recovered significantly and the in-dustry, including the Volkswagen Group, faces a shortage of the electronic components required.