Why the World is Running Out of Semiconductor Chips

September 22, 2021

A global shortage of semiconductor chips is wreaking havoc on manufacturing, including in the automotive industry.

While the COVID-19 pandemic is driving the shortage, factory fires, drought and government restrictions are also limiting production.

Watch the above video from Interesting Engineering to learn how a variety of circumstances are impacting the industry and why it’s been so difficult for chip manufacturers to catch up with demand.