The semiconductor shortage that began in 2020 with the COVID-19 pandemic seems further and further away from ending. The few companies where production is focused cannot meet the demand, which affects the mobile device industry. The home appliance and automotive industries have had to reduce the supply of products due to the lack of chips. This article looks at how we got into this crisis, how it has affected global production, what factors deepen the situation and how long it will last.
The change in the energy matrix led by China is not limited to the generation of electricity through clean energy. The market for electric cars, buses and motorcycles is booming. Since 2016 China is the country with the highest domestic sales of electric cars and by 2019 it is the largest exporter of electric cars, motorcycles and buses in the world.
There is an incipient process of change of the automotive plant in Latin America essentially led by China and although small it is accelerating.
In Latin America, the electric car market is emerging. To reduce the carbon footprint, the governments of Latin American countries implemented measures to stimulate the consumption of electric cars