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Analog Revenge: Chip Shortage Forcing Automakers to Ditch Tech

After months of seeing factories idled, it seems that the global semiconductor shortage has encouraged the automotive sector to rethink some production strategies. Numerous brands have opted to strip vehicles of specific features to help offset the ever-worsening chip problem, occasionally supplanting them with older hardware. Well, well, well. It looks like the push into […] The post Analog Revenge: Chip Shortage Forcing Automakers to Ditch Tech appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Supply Chain, Autos, Supply, Suppliers, Semiconductor, Industry News, News Blog, Industry Trends, Chip Shortage, Semiconductor Shortage, Semiconductor Chip


Summer Gas Shortage Likely for Dumbest Reason

As if you needed more doom and gloom to kick off this week, the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) lobby has confessed that its fleet will go into the next few months operating well below capacity. That means there’s a very good chance that some parts of the country could see gas shortages over the summer. While […] The post Summer Gas Shortage Likely for Dumbest Reason appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Jobs, Supply Chain, Fuel, Autos, Drivers, Shortage, Fuel Economy, Industry News, Oil Industry, Big Oil, News Blog, National Tank Truck Carriers NTTC, Fuel Shortage, Tanker Operators


Semiconductor Shortage By the Numbers, Looks Bad

The global shortage of semiconductor chips has really done a number on the industry and it’s just one of several major supplier issues created by our response to the pandemic. Years from now, people will look back and use the benefit of hindsight to come up with the perfect solution to a problem that has […] The post Semiconductor Shortage By the Numbers, Looks Bad appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Supply Chain, Stats, Industry, Autos, Automotive Industry, Shortage, Supply, Chip, Semiconductor, Industry News, Demand, News Blog, Part Shortages, Just-in-time


From toilet paper to diapers, here's a slew of household staples that are about to get more expensive

Kathrin Ziegler/Getty Images Several companies including Procter & Gamble and General Mills have announced price hikes. The goods affected include paper products and baby-care items. The prices of Coke products and coffee are likely to increase as port delays pinch the supply chain. See more stories on Insider's business page. Many household goods are getting more expensive as companies like Procter & Gamble and General Mills announce price hikes to combat shortages and rising shippin...
Tags: News, Coca Cola, Trends, Supply Chain, Markets, Economy, Retail, Procter Gamble, Associated Press, General Mills, Toilet Paper, Cnbc, Coke, Shortages, Pillsbury, Reuters


Backdoor Found in Codecov Bash Uploader

Developers have discovered a backdoor in the Codecov bash uploader. It’s been there for four months. We don’t know who put it there. Codecov said the breach allowed the attackers to export information stored in its users’ continuous integration (CI) environments. This information was then sent to a third-party server outside of Codecov’s infrastructure,” the company warned. Codecov’s Bash Uploader is also used in several uploaders — Codecov-actions uploader for Github, the Codecov CircleCl Orb, ...
Tags: Uncategorized, Supply Chain, Hacking, Backdoors, Bruce Schneier, Credentials, Codecov


Chip Shortage Forcing Daimler to Stall Production

In today’s update on the semiconductor shortage, we learn that Daimler has elected to place over 18,000 Mercedes-Benz employees on reduced schedules. With an insufficient number of chips, the manufacturer cannot produce vehicles with sufficient reliability and has decided to ease off until resupplies are more predictable. Unfortunately, that’s unlikely to happen for at least […] The post Chip Shortage Forcing Daimler to Stall Production appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Supply Chain, Industry, Autos, Automotive Industry, Chips, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes, Suppliers, Semiconductor, Daimler, Industry News, Daimler AG, News Blog, Chip Shortage, Semiconductor Shortage


Chip Shortage: Subaru Shutting Down SIA Through April

Today’s update on the global semiconductor shortage involves Subaru, which recently announced that it would be suspending production at its plant in Indiana.  Lafayette’s Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) will be idled through the end of April while the automaker waits for suppliers to catch up. It’s a situation we’ve seen numerous manufacturers forced into this […] The post Chip Shortage: Subaru Shutting Down SIA Through April appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Supply Chain, Indiana, Autos, Sia, Chips, Suppliers, Semiconductor, Subaru, News Blog, Subaru Of Indiana Automotive, Subaru of Indiana Automotive SIA, Chip Shortage, Semiconductor Shortage, Indiana Lafayette


Photos show 21 cargo ships stuck off the coast of Los Angeles contributing to the supply-chain crisis

Brittany Chang/Insider On April 16, 21 ships were anchored off the coast of California, waiting to be berthed. Photos show the Port of Long Beach and Los Angeles backlogged with these container ships. This congestion is just one part of the global supply-chain crisis that's been impacting companies and consumers. See more stories on Insider's business page. On April 16, 21 container ships could be seen anchored off the coast of Los Angeles, stuck while they waited to berth, ac...
Tags: Transportation, California, Washington Post, China, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Supply Chain, Nike, Port Of Los Angeles, Costco, Southern California, Container Ship, Golden State, Shipping Container, Port of Long Beach


From toilet paper to diapers, here's a list of household staples that are about to get more expensive

Kathrin Ziegler/Getty Images Several companies including Procter & Gamble and General Mills have announced price hikes. The goods most heavily impacted include paper products and baby-care items. Coke products and coffee will see price increases as port delays continue to pinch the supply chain. See more stories on Insider's business page. Many household goods are getting more expensive, as companies like Procter & Gamble and General Mills hike prices to combat shortages and rising sh...
Tags: News, Coca Cola, Trends, Supply Chain, Economy, Retail, Procter Gamble, Associated Press, General Mills, Toilet Paper, Cnbc, Coke, Shortages, Pillsbury, Scott, Peet


‘Bowl food’ startup Poke House closes $24M Series B led by Eulero Capital to expand in Europe

The FoodTech industry is effectively now going into fast food. Sweetgreen in the US is a ‘fast-casual’ restaurant chain that serves healthy “bowl food”. It’s raised $478.6M. A similar firm is Sweetfin. Both employ a lot of tech in their back-end to improve efficiencies. Into this area has come European startup Poke House, which is effectively industrializing the production of “poke bowls” for food delivery platforms. Poke House specializes in bowl food that often includes marinated fish that’s c...
Tags: Food, TC, Uber, Europe, France, US, Supply Chain, Tech, Spain, Companies, United States, United Kingdom, House, Italy, Portugal, Food Delivery


The US produces just 12% of the world's computer chip supply. Here's why it's trailing China when it comes to manufacturing and how it plans to get ahead.

President Joe Biden holds a semiconductor chip at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 24, 2021. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters The US relies heavily on outsourcing chip-making since it's cheaper and easier to go overseas. The country's reliance on foreign manufacturers is even more glaring amid the global chip shortage. The solution, as President Biden has said, is to invest in domestic chip production. See more stories on Insider's business page. A crushing computer chip sho...
Tags: Apple, Transportation, Asia, News, Washington, White House, China, Nbc News, US, Trends, Supply Chain, Joe Biden, Intel, Retail, Wisconsin, Biden


Autodesk acquires Upchain

Autodesk, the publicly-traded software company best known for its CAD and 3D modeling tools, today announced that it has acquired Upchain, a Toronto-based startup that offers a cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) service. The two companies, which didn’t disclose the acquisition price, expect the transaction to close by July 31, 2021. Since its launch in 2015, Upchain raised about $7.4 million in funding, according to Crunchbase. The central idea behind the service was that existing li...
Tags: TC, Toronto, Supply Chain, Tech, Ceo, Software, Portland, Autodesk, Aerospace, Product Management, Cad, PLM, Product Lifecycle Management, Business Software, Andrew Anagnost, Upchain


DNI’s Annual Threat Assessment

The office of the Director of National Intelligence released its “Annual Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community.” Cybersecurity is covered on pages 20-21. Nothing surprising: Cyber threats from nation states and their surrogates will remain acute. States’ increasing use of cyber operations as a tool of national power, including increasing use by militaries around the world, raises the prospect of more destructive and disruptive cyber activity. Authoritarian and illiberal regimes a...
Tags: Uncategorized, Supply Chain, Cybersecurity, States, Dni, National Intelligence, Bruce Schneier, National Security Policy, Threat Models, U S Intelligence Community Cybersecurity


Bubble tea drinkers could be out of luck as a shortage of boba and other products may make the sweet drink hard to find

Bubble tea. bebe14/Shutterstock bebe14/Shutterstock Bubble tea supplies are running low amid a shortage caused by backed-up US ports. Tapioca pearls, popping bobas, and flavored powders and syrups are stuck in transit. The products are the latest among many that have faced a shortage during the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. Your favorite bubble tea shop may not be serving its signature drink for a while as shipping delays are keeping some retailers from getting...
Tags: News, US, Trends, Supply Chain, Chicago, Retail, Starbucks, Shortage, Ports, Logistics, Yoon, East, San Francisco Chronicle, Oat Milk, Pandemic, Bubble Tea


Rubber Shortages Become Latest Problem for Auto Industry

Those of you tracking the semiconductor shortage can probably take it easy for a while, as practically every industry group on the planet has tentatively agreed we’ll be seeing a chip deficit for a few years. Meanwhile, market analysts are trying to predict the next material we won’t have enough of and rubber is looking […] The post Rubber Shortages Become Latest Problem for Auto Industry appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Supply Chain, Trade, Autos, Automotive Industry, Suppliers, Rubber, Industry News, Semiconductors, Latex, News Blog, Trade War Watch, Natural Rubber, Supply Chain Issues, Chip Shortage, Component Shortages, Material Shortages


Backdoor Added — But Found — in PHP

Unknown hackers attempted to add a backdoor to the PHP source code. It was two malicious commits, with the subject “fix typo” and the names of known PHP developers and maintainers. They were discovered and removed before being pushed out to any users. But since 79% of the Internet’s websites use PHP, it’s scary. Developers have moved PHP to GitHub, which has better authentication. Hopefully it will be enough — PHP is a juicy target. [Author: Bruce Schneier]
Tags: Open Source, Uncategorized, Supply Chain, Php, Authentication, Hacking, Backdoors, Bruce Schneier


Ford Skipping Summer Shutdowns

Ford will be ignoring the typical two-week summer shutdown this year as a way to make up for production downtime caused by the semiconductor shortage. That’s undoubtedly going to complicate some vacation plans. But Blue Oval has already given loads of workers time off and has more downtime planned through April and now that the […] The post Ford Skipping Summer Shutdowns appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Supply Chain, Ford, Autos, Vacation, Suppliers, Semiconductor, Industry News, Ford Motor Co, UAW, Blue Oval, News Blog, Union News, Summer Shutdown, Factory News, Chip Shortage, Part Shortage


Auto Industry Requests U.S. Government Help With Chip Shortage

The Alliance for Auto Innovation (AAI) is hard at work begging the federal government for help while the world continues coping with the semiconductor chip shortage, though it’s hardly the first time the industry has asked for or received administrative assistance. With pandemic lockdowns throwing global supply chains into a tailspin, U.S President Joe Biden said […] The post Auto Industry Requests U.S. Government Help With Chip Shortage appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Government, Supply Chain, Joe Biden, Production, Industry, Autos, Automotive Industry, Supply, Suppliers, Semiconductor, Industry News, News Blog, Automotive Suppliers, Part Shortages, Alliance for Auto Innovation AAI


A ketchup shortage in the US is causing prices to spike - and it could get harder to find ketchup packets at restaurants

Associated Press Over the past year, an increase in take-out orders has caused ketchup sales to spike. At the beginning of the pandemic, ketchup sales were up over 300% from the previous year. Kraft Heinz is working to keep up with the increase in demand by streamlining its process. See more stories on Insider's business page. The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the global supply chain, causing shortages of toilet paper, Peloton bikes, and computer chips. Ketchup packets are i...
Tags: Food, News, Restaurants, US, Trends, Supply Chain, Cnn, Retail, Shortage, Denver, Journal, Texas Roadhouse, Mike DeCamp, Kraft Heinz, The Journal, John Silver


The US has its own supply-chain crisis brewing as dozens of cargo ships remain stuck off the coast of LA as they wait to dock

Associated Press 28 ships were anchored off the coast of Los Angeles and Long Beach waiting to dock on Thursday. The California ports are congested and account for about one third of US imports. The port delays pile on a host of supply-chain issues. See more stories on Insider's business page. While the Suez Canal jam may have captured public attention before the cargo ship Ever Given was freed, the US is quietly facing its own supply-chain crisis as dozens of freighters float off the...
Tags: Transportation, Texas, News, California, La, China, US, Samsung, Los Angeles, Trends, Supply Chain, Port Of Los Angeles, Retail, Long Beach, Associated Press, Southern California


The Suez Canal has reopened, but experts say you'll still have to wait 9 months for that couch to be delivered

The tanker is blocking the Suez Canal. Suez Canal Authority/ASSOCIATED PRESS The Ever Given was unmoored from the Suez Canal on Monday. Hundreds of ships are still waiting to pass through the Egyptian waterway. Experts warn of a long term impact on the availability and price of goods due to the week-long logjam. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Suez Canal blockage may be cleared, but experts warn the impact will be seen on the supply chain for months to come. The hulkin...
Tags: Transportation, Asia, Europe, Texas, News, California, China, Samsung, Trends, Supply Chain, Opec, Bloomberg, Gas, Retail, Long Beach, Kent


The Suez Canal blockage may impact global goods supply chain for months, the world's largest shipping company says

Ever Given, a Panama-flagged cargo ship, that is wedged across the Suez Canal and blocking traffic in the vital waterway is seen Saturday, March 27, 2021. Photo by Samuel Mohsen/picture alliance via Getty Images The Suez Canal blockage has caused delays in goods shipping that could take months to resolve, Maersk said Monday. Maersk is the world's largest shipping company. Even when the Ever Given ship clears the canal, "the ripple effects on global capacity and equipment are significan...
Tags: Business, Trends, Supply Chain, Nike, Unilever, Economy, South Africa, Shipping, Ikea, Trade, Ship, Maersk, Panama, Financial Times, Cargo, Nordic


The Suez Canal blockage may affect the global supply chain for months, the world's largest shipping company says

The Panama-flagged cargo ship Ever Given seen Saturday. Photo by Samuel Mohsen/picture alliance via Getty Images Maersk says it could take months to resolve the shipping delays caused by the Suez Canal blockage. Maersk is the world's largest shipping company. Even when the Ever Given clears the canal, "ripple effects" will remain, Maersk said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Suez Canal blockage by the giant container ship Ever Given has caused shipping backlogs tha...
Tags: Business, Trends, Supply Chain, Nike, Unilever, Economy, South Africa, Shipping, Ikea, Trade, Ship, Maersk, Panama, Financial Times, Cargo, Nordic


Semiconductor Shortage Delays More Automobiles

The industry is having to stall more plants to contend with the semiconductor shortage that’s currently making it more difficult for you to get everything from a smartphone on up to your next vehicle. Ford Motor Co. recently informed employees that its Dearborn truck plant (easily one of its most profitable facilities) would need to be […] The post Semiconductor Shortage Delays More Automobiles appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Jobs, Supply Chain, General Motors, Industry, Ford, Autos, Chrysler, Automotive Industry, Shortage, Delays, Suppliers, Semiconductor, Industry News, Ford Motor Co, Unifor, Dearborn


From toilet paper to coffee, here are some of the products that could soon be in short supply because of the Suez Canal blockage

The Ever Given, trapped in the Suez Canal, Egypt, as of Thursday March 25 2021. Suez Canal Authority The Suez Canal blockage is adding to a host of other supply chain issues. The freighter is larger than the Empire State Building and could take weeks to move. The logjam will impact the availability of numerous imports, including toilet paper and coffee. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Suez Canal jam could cause another shortage of toilet paper, as well as coffee, furni...
Tags: Coffee, Transportation, Asia, Europe, News, China, Africa, US, Samsung, Porterville, Trends, Supply Chain, Nike, Opec, Bloomberg, Furniture


It could take weeks to dislodge the ship stuck in the Suez Canal, straining a vital supply chain route

The Ever Given, trapped in the Suez Canal, Egypt, as of Thursday March 25 2021. Suez Canal Authority One of the world's biggest container ships ran aground in the Suez Canal Tuesday. The blockage has pinned in hundreds of other cargo ship in transit. An expert involved in clearing the canal said it could take weeks before the waterway opens again. See more stories on Insider's business page. A massive container ship has been blocking the Suez Canal, a major global shipping route, ...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, UK, Texas, News, California, Africa, Trends, Supply Chain, Economy, Reuters, Suez Canal, Glen, Shipping Container, John Glen, Suez Canal Authority


Logistics – Dry Van vs. Reefer: Which Is Best?

The decision to go with a dry van or reefer trailer will lean heavily on the type of cargo being transported. The post Logistics – Dry Van vs. Reefer: Which Is Best? appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Transportation, Supply Chain, Logistics, Others, Transport Business


Accellion Supply Chain Hack

A vulnerability in the Accellion file-transfer program is being used by criminal groups to hack networks worldwide. There’s much in the article about when Accellion knew about the vulnerability, when it alerted its customers, and when it patched its software. The governor of New Zealand’s central bank, Adrian Orr, says Accellion failed to warn it after first learning in mid-December that the nearly 20-year-old FTA application — using antiquated technology and set for retirement — had been breach...
Tags: Uncategorized, Supply Chain, Hacking, New Zealand, Cisa, Vulnerabilities, Bruce Schneier, FTA, Patching, Adrian Orr, Accellion


This Y Combinator startup is taking lab grown meat upscale with elk, lamb, and wagyu beef cell lines

Last week a select group of 20 employees and guests gathered at an event space on the San Francisco Bay, and, while looking out at the Bay Bridge dined on a selection of choice elk sausages, wagyu meatloaf, and lamb burgers — all of which were grown from a petrie dish. The dinner was a coming out party for Orbillion Bio, a new startup pitching today in Y Combinator’s latest demo day, that’s looking to take lab-grown meats from the supermarket to high end, bespoke butcher shops. Instead of focusi...
Tags: Meat, Food, TC, Y Combinator, Articles, San Francisco, Supply Chain, Tech, Beef, Ceo, Austria, Machine Learning, Food And Drink, Steak, Berkeley, Bio


Investors Clara Brenner, Quin Garcia and Rachel Holt are coming to TC Sessions: Mobility 2021

The transportation industry is abuzz with upstarts, legacy automakers, suppliers and tech companies working on automated vehicle technology, digital platforms, electrification and robotics. Then there are shared mobility companies from cars to scooters and mopeds to ebikes. And who can forget the emerging air taxi companies? At the center of this evolving industry are the investors. Simply put: TechCrunch can’t hold an event on mobility without hearing from the people who are hunting for the bes...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Lyft, Uber, Business, Japan, Entrepreneurship, China, Israel, Articles, Events, Supply Chain, Tech, Economy, Canada, Automotive