Latest updates as semiconductor chip crisis cripples industry

The prospect of autonomous vehicles being a place for the consumption of entertainment content is likely to be a key part in the development of EVs, which speaks to a future in which the function of the vehicle is entirely re-written. Previously, Autocar reported that a number of manufacturers were urgently seeking to overhaul their components supply chains as a workaround to ensure continued production. As the uptake of EVs reaches the car driving middle class, plug-in hybrids are providing an intermediate step for a large share of mainstream car buyers. These consumers prefer plug-in hybrids in order to stay flexible and also because there are more models to choose from. This is notably the case in Europe but globally PHEVs are also gaining traction. The share of PHEVs is expected to go down in a few years as FEVs continue to develop, prices reach parity and charging infrastructure is … Read More