A few days ago, according to media reports, FAW-Volkswagen Audi plans to reduce production by 30% in April due to chips, involving major models such as A4L, A6L, and Q5L.
With reference to its March sales, it is expected that the production cut in April will exceed 20,000 units.
but according to insiders, it has been notified to sort out orders and adjust inventory structure to deal with the impact of core shortage.
the main chips that caused FAW-Volkswagen Audi to reduce production mainly come from door controllers, gateway controllers, central control displays, and body stability control systems (ESP).
Among them, the gateway controller may face a six-week suspension of production. If the shortage of gateway controllers is not resolved, Audi’s production cut will continue until June this year.
It is reported that due to the reduction in supply,
the preferential margin of A4L, A6L and Q5L terminals has decreased. For example, the discount rate of Audi A6L was close to 18% at one time, and it has been adjusted back to around 14%-15% recently.
Since the chip shortage last year, many car companies have announced the suspension of production, among which more than 10,000 Audi employees have been idle.
Audi’s parent company Volkswagen
Audi’s parent company Volkswagen Group CEO has said publicly in Pingsi Han Chinese market, the core shortages of film will continue to the first quarter of this year, during which the Volkswagen Group headquarters and worldwide supplier of the ongoing deployment of resources, take various response Measures.
However, judging from the current situation, some factories of many auto companies such as Hyundai, Nissan, and General Motors began to suspend production in April.