Chips shortage has halted Timely Vehicles delivery

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Due to the severe shortage of integrated circuits also known as semiconductor chips, buyers are waiting for months in getting vehicles in the country.

The shortage of Integrated circuits had emerged in the first quarter of 2021 in Asia and impacted the auto industries to great extent. The shortage has affected more than 169 industries and has led to major shortages and queues amongst consumers for video cards, video game consoles, cars and other electrical devices.

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 Vehicles manufacturers are unable to deliver Vehicles and buyers are waiting for too long.

Those who booked the new Honda City models including Aspire will get their Vehicles in March 2022. Those who booked other Honda models will get their Vehicles in January and February 2022.

While talking to the media, a Honda City dealer stated that currently, booking for Honda City is beyond expectation. Buyers will need to wait till March, he added.

Executive of the Honda Atlas Company Ltd said that they had parts of Honda City and they would start delivery of the vehicles booked in May from August 24. The company has suspended further booking of Civic Turbo for a month, he added.

However, the HACL management in a meeting held in July told corporate analysts that they had started a double shift and will operate to meet the demands.

As per as the Toyota is concerned, Yaris would be delivered in 1 to 1.5 months, Corolla in three months while Hilux and Fortuner would be delivered in three to four months

While talking to the media, Shafiq Ahmed Sheikh spokesperson of Pak Suzuki Motor Company Limited (PSMCL) said the delivery time of some Suzuki models is two months while for others it hovers between 15 days to one month. Those who booked Suzuki Cultus automatic in April will get their cars in September.

While informing its customers, MG Motors said that the auto industry has been facing serve crisis and it is beyond anyone’s control. They are working tirelessly to expedite deliveries.  

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