A lack of chips is slowing carmaker BMW. Now production at the Regensburg plant must be stopped.
Interruptions due to loss of components with computer chips BMW Car production at the Regensburg plant. “We will not be producing next week,” a spokeswoman for Automobilwoche said. Then all transformations will fail. After that, the site will go to its planned summer vacation anyway, which will only last one week in Regensburg this year. Production will resume on August 9.
No Chips: Another site with a break
The Leipzig plant had previously ceased production. There were four out of five missed production days this week. Next week, the site will also go into summer vacation.
According to the report, BMW had previously confirmed that there are currently bottlenecks in several locations due to the shortage of semiconductors. In addition to factories in Leipzig and Regensburg, Dingolving and Oxford, contract manufacturers Magna Steyr in Austria and VDL Nedcar in the Netherlands are also affected. The group did not provide any details about the individual sites.
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