Tesla is re-encoding its software due to a lack of chips

Tesla has redesigned vehicle software to supported alternative chips. Due to the high demand for new cars the lack of chips led to factory shutdowns, longer waits and higher prices.

Factories are shutting down due to the global shortage of chips

Elon Musk stated that Tesla managed to replace the alternative chips and then write the firmware in a few weeks. This approach has helped the company maintain a high level of production, delivering over 200,000 vehicles to customers in the last three months. Tesla achieved this quarter revenue of $ 11.9 billion, including $ 1.1 billion in profit. Daimler and BMW have announced that the lack of chips has forced the shutdown of some of their assembly lines, which will reduce production by tens of thousands of vehicles.

Musk said that Tesla’s future growth will depend on a quick solution to the global shortage of chips, because the situation with them is quite serious. Tesla relies on chips to run everything, from its airbags to the modules that control the vehicle’s seat belts, so that it lacks components that are crucial to the vehicle’s safety characteristics.

Source: The Verge

Source: PC Press by pcpress.rs.

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