Delivery times for cars reach one year


The semiconductor crisis is affecting manufacturers in the automotive industry, and delivery times for new cars reach one year. In some cases, manufacturers avoid giving a delivery date for cars that have not yet been scheduled for production.

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The Dacia and Ford plants are constantly adjusting car production according to semiconductor deliveries, and new shutdowns are scheduled in the coming weeks, he writes. ZF. In the case of other manufacturers, such as Skoda, the situation is even worse. In this context, according to market data, who currently registers an order, if the car has not already been scheduled for production can wait a year for delivery due to high demand and limited production.

“This crisis of components, which has a global impact, continues to affect us. We have had temporary shutdowns so far, but it is difficult to anticipate how the situation will evolve in the short and medium term. We make every effort to limit the impact on production and work at a steady pace with our suppliers. We have crisis cells and we are implementing all the appropriate measures “, said Dacia officials.

Delivery times for cars reach one year. Dacia and Ford, hit hard

In the case of Dacia, Sandero Stepway is the only one that can be delivered in November, and most of them starting with December or January 2022 in the context in which they were available in stock until a few months ago.

In the case of the Ford plant in Craiova, after a September in which it produced in a single shift, new production stops are scheduled in October.

“Due to the problem of semiconductor supply, which affects a large part of the global automotive industry, on October 18 the production of vehicles and engines will be suspended at the Ford factory in Craiova, and between October 19-21 we will operate in a only shift (instead of three), both in the Vehicle Production Section and in the Engine Production Section “, explained the factory representatives.

Skoda has announced that it will drastically reduce or even stop production in the Czech Republic from October 18th until the end of the year due to the microchip crisis. The manufacturer has already stockpiled tens of thousands of cars waiting for the electronic components to be delivered, and dealers have been waiting for the cars for months, according to Automotive News Europe data.

In fact, the entire European market is affected by the semiconductor crisis.


Source: Promotor by www.promotor.ro.

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