Production ‘on pause’ at Dutch car maker due to chip shortage

The Nedcar factory. Photo: Ausmericano via Wikimedia Commons
The Nedcar factory in BornĀ  Photo: Ausmericano via Wikimedia Commons

Car production is reportedly on pause at VDL Nedcar due to a shortage of chips.

The vehicle manufacturer, which makes cars for BMW and a MINI model and intends to start making electric cars next year, has been affected by a global shortage of components, according to De Limburger.

The paper reports that production will not recommence after the three-week holiday on Monday as planned, due to a shortage of computer chips vital for modern driving technology.

A spokeswoman from VDL Nedcar confirmed to that production has indeed been postponed. ‘We can confirm that next week we will not start with production at VDL Nedcar due to the worldwide shortage of parts,’ she said.

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