Automotive production in Germany still on the back burner – "peak car" behind us
Eric HeymannDue to the continuing shortage of semiconductors, 2021 will be another weak year for Germany as an automotive location.
Due to the continuing shortage of semiconductors, 2021 will be another weak year for Germany as an automotive location. Although the current economic and supply crisis may have reached its low point, a return to earlier highs is unlikely – even in the medium term. By contrast, German auto manufacturers are reporting positive results and gaining share in important markets. The discrepancy between Germany as an automotive location and the German auto industry is becoming apparent.
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