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(Detroit Free Press)   Chip shortage to cost the car industry $210 billion. Dip futures slump alarmingly as well   (freep.com) divider line
    More: Interesting, Automotive industry, General Motors, ongoing global shortage of semiconductor chips, GM President MarkReuss, Ford Motor Company, chip production, new report, chips crisis  
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2021-09-23 7:46:21 PM  
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2021-09-23 7:26:28 PM  
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Shortage of chips, surplus of dip
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Maybe one could "buy the dip" now (it's super cheap)
...and you'll have it in the future, when you may need it...
 
2021-09-23 6:25:19 PM  
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Full Analog System
No Electronics
No Computers
800+ Horsepower
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2021-09-23 5:01:23 PM  
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On Tuesday, GM President Mark Reuss said the chip supply will likely stabilize at lower-than-normal levels.

Something I thought about late last year and earlier this year. We will still see new cars, new computers, new graphics cards, new devices but the amounts produced will shrink. This will increase demand enough to raise prices and put them out of reach for more people. We will see a striation of classes emerge more clearly.
 
2021-09-23 5:58:24 PM  
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Nadie_AZ: On Tuesday, GM President Mark Reuss said the chip supply will likely stabilize at lower-than-normal levels.

Something I thought about late last year and earlier this year. We will still see new cars, new computers, new graphics cards, new devices but the amounts produced will shrink. This will increase demand enough to raise prices and put them out of reach for more people. We will see a striation of classes emerge more clearly.


Well, yeah. Every economist worth anything has described exactly that as the eventual fall of capitalism. At some point nobody will be able to afford anything except a few thousand people and then it's over, somebody get the lights.
 
2021-09-23 6:17:36 PM  
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AlgaeRancher: Something to be said for not outsourcing critical components


Are car companies supposed to get into the semiconductor fabrication business?
 
2021-09-23 7:58:06 PM  
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No worry, we can use the vacuum tube equivalent of these chips ('valves' for you brits).

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2021-09-23 10:12:26 PM  
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recondite cetacean: You need Queso *and* guacamole *and* Marzetti's ranch.  The chip supply chain will just rocket from there, trust me.


Chorizo in your dip?
If not, that's a deal breaker.
 
2021-09-24 12:17:27 AM  
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whither_apophis: No chip needed, will last forever

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Someone will be sitting in it with the engine running, delaying the heat death of the universe.
 
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