Fire at chip manufacturing unit in Japan could have 'massive impact' on global auto production

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Fire at chip manufacturing unit in Japan could impact global auto production
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Fire at chip manufacturing unit in Japan could impact global auto production

Renesas controls around a 20 per cent of global share in microcontrollers used in cars

Major Japanese chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp said on Sunday that partial suspension of operations at its Naka plant due to a recent fire could have a "massive impact" on its ability to supply chips...

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