The automotive industry, globally, is finding ways to overcome the shortage of semiconductors. In effect, even with demand sentiment improving, these big supply-side constraints are the biggest handicap for automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM). It is feared to continue to negatively impact growth for the rest of the fiscal. For a semiconductor, wafers are the key input raw material. After all, it is on these wafers that fabrication with a series of repeated sequential steps aid in the production of electronic circuits on the semiconductor wafer.
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Hauling Trailer Systems For 18-Wheelers
BPW Trailer Systems introduces the hauling trailer system for 18-wheelers. Prateek Pardeshi correlates the next-generation solution to the revival of the trailer segment.
A Signal Of Hope
As a platform for the mobility of the future, IAA Mobility 2021 gave a signal of hope. Ashish Bhatia brings components exhibits that showed transformation of mobility.
Component Champions Incentive Scheme
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Call for sustained economic growth
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New Generation Cool Liner & ProfiLiner
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Driving The Wheels Of Components Manufacturing
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The ICE Landscape
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THE DRESDEN JOB
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The one true Canaletto of the north
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The Seductive Countess From Kirribilli
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Stick a pin in it
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Long Haul Trucking
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