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Semiconductor shortage forces automobile production cuts

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Oh come on, they are so happy to have an excuse to cut production rates

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I don’t understand a word. When I still had a real car and drove it on speed limitless autobahn, there were (almost) no electronic chips inside and they also weren’t necessary at all. You are talking about a problem that is only existing in your sick diverted thinking and phantasies.

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I don’t understand a word. When I still had a real car and drove it on speed limitless autobahn, there were (almost) no electronic chips inside and they also weren’t necessary at all. You are talking about a problem that is only existing in your sick diverted thinking and phantasies.

Do you know what CAN-Bus is and how the different architectures work? CAN-Bus replaces big bundles of wires under the hood and throughout the cars body with either one or two fiber optic cables connected to all of the car's systems. It's a very clean system in most applications but it does drive the need for microprocessors to read instructions to do something as they are transmitted on the CAN-Bus and report back that the task was completed. It is how most modern aircraft work.

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Technology in cars is basically the same as over 100 years ago and in EVs, over 60 years!

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When I did own cars decades ago I was able to make all repairs with the simplest of tools. Could not do that with modern cars.

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@zichi - if you're missing the no frills style of Car - perhaps consider a Kit car.

From the cheap, and basic:

https://mevltd.co.uk/

To the absurdly fast...

https://www.topspeed.com/cars/car-news/the-2021-radical-sr10-is-a-no-nonsense-race-car-for-the-road-ar189606.html

Do you think your Missus would allow you the pleasure of driving one of these ?

https://robbreport.com/motors/cars/ultima-rs-supercar-details-2905113/

(Pre-made or in Kit form - though has an added thrill of ... Speed.).

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