Month: July 2022

  • How is there still a shortage of PS5?

    How is there still a shortage of PS5? The reason? The ongoing chip shortage — yep, that’s still a major issue — and shipping delays across the global supply chain. And based on Sony’s decision to cut its PS5 shipments forecast by some 3.3 million units in fiscal year 2022, it’s not going to get […]

  • How long is the GPU shortage going to last?

    How long is the GPU shortage going to last? Many major manufacturers, including AMD, Intel and Nvidia all predict that the GPU market should see some huge improvement by at least 2023, and the data does appear to back this up. Is the GPU chip shortage getting better? Speaking at the JP Morgan Auto/Tech forum […]

  • Will there be a chip shortage in 2023?

    Will there be a chip shortage in 2023? U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo repeated her call for Congress to act to provide funding for legislation that aims to stimulate domestic manufacturing of the computer chips. Will the chip shortage end? Intel’s CEO Pat Gelsinger has made some underwhelming comments regarding the current chip shortage crisis. […]

  • How long will car chip shortage last?

    How long will car chip shortage last? The global shortage of computer chips that is dragging down vehicle production is expected to last into 2023, two auto executives have said in recent days. Will the chip shortage end? A series of carmakers seem to believe that the chip shortage would gradually improve in the second […]

  • Will second hand car prices fall in 2022 UK?

    Will second hand car prices fall in 2022 UK? From April to the beginning of May 2022 used car prices fell by 1.4% and are now 0.1 percentage points lower than the start of January. At auction, BCA said average used car values have fallen from a September high of £12,000 to £8,552 in April. […]

  • Will car prices drop in 2022 us?

    Will car prices drop in 2022 us? “Prices are clearly retreating from their record highs this past winter.” Cox Automotive expects year-over-year wholesale price increases to be less and less in the second half of 2022, possibly turning negative by November — a stark difference from fall 2021, when wholesale prices kept rising. Will car […]

  • Will car prices drop in 2022 us?

    Will car prices drop in 2022 us? “Prices are clearly retreating from their record highs this past winter.” Cox Automotive expects year-over-year wholesale price increases to be less and less in the second half of 2022, possibly turning negative by November — a stark difference from fall 2021, when wholesale prices kept rising. Will car […]

  • What are semiconductors used for in cars?

    What are semiconductors used for in cars? There are chips used also in a car’s radio touchscreen infotainment system as well as air conditioning systems. Chips also are a part of a vehicle’s safety requirements as elements such as airbags, seatbelt tensioners, ABS and stabilisation systems, and even the e-Call ‘rescue’ system work with the […]

  • How many microprocessors are in a new car?

    How many microprocessors are in a new car? Cars today might have as many as 50 microprocessors on them. Although these microprocessors make it more difficult for you to work on your own car, some of them actually make your car easier to service. How many processors are in a modern car? The average car […]

  • How many chips are in one computer?

    How many chips are in one computer? Today’s cars are computers with wheels. Even an inexpensive new car can contain more than 100 microchips, powering everything from climate controls to shift timing. Luxury cars, with their more advanced entertainment and comfort technologies, can use more than 150. Do computer chips have semiconductors? Silicon is the […]