William Wilkes and Tara Patel

Government, Business, Technology

Automakers to Battle Chip Crisis for Years, Consultancy Says

Automakers to Battle Chip Crisis for Years, Consultancy Says A worker prepares the undercarriage of a VW ID.3 electric automobile for battery pack installation at the automaker's factory in Dresden, Germany. (Liesa Johannssen-Koppitz/Bloomberg)

Carmakers including Volkswagen AG and General Motors Co. should brace for the global semiconductor shortage to last beyond next year and redesign cars so they need fewer of the high-tech components, consultancy Roland Berger said.

December 15, 2021