The global semiconductor shortage is wreaking havoc on the automotive industry. You probably knew that already and like everyone, you’re probably a little sick of hearing about it. After all, it’s been going on for more than a year without any true resolution on the horizon but here we are, still having to discuss because the trucks still can’t be completed. Pouring salt in the wound, fleets of mostly assembled, chipless General Motors pickups have been stored at a former GM semiconductor plant for months.
GM’s chief chip struggle wranglers found a temporary storage solution for all the trucks they couldn’t finish or deliver, and thousands still sit in the parking lots of the since-repurposed facility in Kokomo, Indiana. The Kokomo Tribune first reported on the news in late August and when The Drive reached out for comment on Friday, a GM spokesperson confirmed the