MINI was forced to temporarily shut its Oxford plant earlier this year having ran out of chips

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MINI was forced to temporarily shut its Oxford plant earlier this year having ran out of chips

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"Buying a new car in 2021 is harder than snapping up loo roll in the first week of the pandemic - and it is pushing prices for used models through the roof. It's all down to one thing - the global shortage of chips....."
https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/car ... -2021.html
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Re: MINI was forced to temporarily shut its Oxford plant earlier this year having ran out of chips

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Our business is currently paying 10x the price for chips … and that assumes we can get them and don’t get ‘outbid’.
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Re: MINI was forced to temporarily shut its Oxford plant earlier this year having ran out of chips

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The Chinese have been very clever over the last few years
Buying and taking over everything from hi tech companies to minerals in Africa
The rest off the world has been very foolish and will suffer the consequences
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Re: MINI was forced to temporarily shut its Oxford plant earlier this year having ran out of chips

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Looks like its Pot Noodle for tea then.
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Re: MINI was forced to temporarily shut its Oxford plant earlier this year having ran out of chips

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The only chips in my cars come from the chippy.

(Even the radios are old enough to have discrete components )
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Re: MINI was forced to temporarily shut its Oxford plant earlier this year having ran out of chips

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surfblue63 wrote: Wed Aug 18, 2021 10:07 am Looks like its Pot Noodle for tea then.
you mean Noodles... there's no plastic for the Pot :)
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