What's Driving the Global Chip Shortage
Carmakers are raising a ruckus. Just as demand for autos was beginning to pick up again, global automakers like Ford, Fiat-Chrysler, Toyota, Subaru, Volkswagen, and Nissan have been forced to slam on the brakes, laying off autoworkers and shuttering factories. The problem: There aren't enough chips to supply the auto industry. There's a global shortage.