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Mahindra Auto to have seven ‘No Production Days’ in September due to chip shortage- Technology News, Firstpost

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Mahindra & Mahindra on Thursday mentioned the output at its automotive division will likely be reduce by as much as 25 % owing to no manufacturing days of round seven days throughout its vegetation on account of semiconductor scarcity. In a regulatory submitting, the corporate mentioned its automotive division continues to face a provide scarcity of semiconductors, which additional accentuated on account of COVID-19 lockdowns in some elements of the world.

“Consequently, the company will be observing ‘No Production Days’ of around seven days in its automotive division plants in the month of September 2021,” it added.

The transfer is estimated to end in a “reduction in production volumes of the automotive division in September 2021, by 20-25 percent”, it added.

 

Mahindra estimates its PV volumes in September to fall by as a lot as 25 %. Image: Tech2

In August, the corporate bought 15,973 items of passenger autos within the home market, as in opposition to 13,651 items in the identical month final 12 months, a development of 17 %.

M&M’s automotive division has manufacturing items at Chakan, Nashik, Kandivali, Zaheerabad and Haridwar.

The firm, nevertheless, mentioned there will likely be no affect on the manufacturing ramp-up and launch plans of its new SUV, the Mahindra XUV700.

“The date of commencement of bookings will be announced soon,” it added.

 

Plans to introduce the Mahindra XUV700 stay on monitor, says the corporate. Image: Mahindra

M&M additionally mentioned its tractor operations, exports, vehicles and buses enterprise and three-wheeler manufacturing are “unaffected by the above disruption”.

“As the situation is dynamic, the company is carefully reviewing the supply situation and all efforts are being made to minimise the impact,” the submitting added.

Earlier on Tuesday, the nation‘s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) had mentioned it anticipated its whole car manufacturing in September throughout its vegetation in Haryana and guardian Suzuki’s unit in Gujarat to be simply 40 % of the conventional output as a result of semiconductor scarcity.

The firm‘s manufacturing capability at Gurgaon and Manesar vegetation in Haryana is round 15 lakh items each year, whereas Suzuki Motor Gujarat (SMG), a one hundred pc subsidiary of Japan’s Suzuki Motor Corporation, has an extra put in manufacturing capability of seven.5 lakh items each year.

Mahindra has laid out the roadmap for its nine upcoming SUVs due by 2026. Image: Mahindra

Mahindra has laid out the roadmap for its 9 upcoming SUVs due by 2026. Image: Mahindra

The utilization of semiconductors within the auto trade has gone up globally in current occasions with technological developments and new fashions coming with an increasing number of digital options equivalent to Bluetooth connectivity and driver-assist, navigation and hybrid-electric methods in addition to the engine management unit.

However, the auto trade accounts for about 10 % of the general semiconductor demand with the remainder coming from the digital equipment and gadget trade, equivalent to cell phones and laptops, amongst others.

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, there was enhanced world demand for semiconductors from the digital equipment and gadget trade thereby affecting provides.

Also learn: Mahindra XUV700 in pictures – Take a look at its interior, features and specs

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