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Carmakers stop production, lay off staff due to chip shortage

Posted On: Dec. 29, 2021 10:03 AM CST

Mexico has stopped assembling 581,513 cars due to chip shortages, The Yucatan Times reported. Data from Mexican Association of the Automotive Industry showed that the industry worked at 63% capacity in November due the shortage. Nissan recently said it would lay off 866 employees at its Morelos plant as it would stop the production of models like the Versa.