Chip shortage reducing Magyar Suzuki's output 25%

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Shutdowns because of the global chip shortage and supply chain interruptions will reduce output at Japanese automaker Suzuki's plant in Esztergom (50 km northwest of Budapest) about 25% from this year's 143,000-vehicle production target, business daily Világgazdaság said.

Production at the Magyar Suzuki plant has been cut to a single shift several times this year because of the global semi-conductor shortage, and a total shutdown took place for two weeks in September, the paper said.

In December, the plant is operating with a single shift until the year-end shutdown around Christmas, it added.

Last year, Magyar Suzuki turned out 112,475 vehicles in Esztergom.

 

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