Global shortage of semiconductors devastates U.S. auto industry and its workers

Global shortage of semiconductors devastates U.S. auto industry and its workers – CBS News

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75% of semiconductors are made in Asia. In cars, the microchips power things like brakes, airbags and windshield wipers. General Motors and Ford are among the U.S. automakers that have faced big production cuts because of the parts shortage. Lee Cowan recently went to Michigan to learn more about how a tiny chip is upending lives.

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