Picture source: Xiaopeng Automobile
According to the micro -network news, as the global chip shortage is still not resolved, car manufacturers in mainland China are facing the increasing pressure of chip prices.
According to the "Electronic Times" report, according to a report from AFS, a car forecast data provider, as of May 2022, due to chip shorts, global automobile output decreased by approximately 1.69 million. The report states that in the case of imbalance between supply and demand, some chip suppliers on the market try to manipulate chip prices.
During a recent public event, Xiaopeng Automobile CEO He Xiaopeng pointed out that the chip price has risen by more than 100 times due to price control. Yu Chengdong, a Huawei Smart Automobile Solution BU CEO, also said that in the automotive industry, the price of a single chip has risen from RMB 10-20 to RMB 2,500.
It is reported that with the increase of cost pressure, the main supplier Bosch is negotiating a higher chip price with customers. People in the industry say other suppliers may follow suit. The price of electric vehicle chips has also risen. Shen Hui, CEO of Weimar Auto, said that the cost of electric vehicle chips has exceeded the cost of battery.
Affected by the new crown epidemic, although automobile production in mainland China has slowed down, the demand for automobile chips will remain high in the middle and long term. Therefore, major chip manufacturers in the world plans to accelerate production expansion. For example, Yingfeeling once said that it will solve the chip shortage problem by investing in multiple large projects.
At the same time, due to the high price of chips in mainland China, the region's self -sufficient efforts in automotive chips are still worthy of attention, but observers say that mainland China has not yet obtained key technologies in certain fields and may continue to adopt overseas overseas Production chip. (School pair/Nuo Li)