Source: Interface News
On October 7, in order to cope with the impact of "Chip shortage" on the delivery of new cars, Ideal Auto released a "communication of Ideal ONE delivery plan", saying that it will communicate with users to deliver "3 radar version models The "3 radar version".
Ideal Auto said that due to the epidemic suffered by Malaysia, under the influence of force majeure, the chip supply of millimeter wave radar was seriously short, which affected the production and on-time delivery of the Ideal ONE. It is understood that the main content of the "delivery program" developed by RISO is: the original delivery in October-November users can choose to deliver 1 front forward + 2 rear angle millimeter wave radar version of the three radar, and plans to post-installation to make up the millimeter wave radar during December to the Spring Festival. As a result, automatic merging and front cross traffic warning will not be available on the 3-radar model, while all other ADAS features will be available as normal.
If users do not choose the "3 radar model", they will have to wait until after December to mention the full version of the 5 radar model. In order to compensate users who choose the "3 radar model", RISO Auto said it will give these owners a lifetime warranty and 10,000 RISO points.
The latest statistics show that RISO delivered a total of 7,094 RISO ONEs in September, up 102.5% from September 2020, but down nearly 20% from August. Ideal Auto announced that due to the shortage of chips from its millimeter wave radar supplier, the company expects its vehicle deliveries to drop to 24,500 units in the third quarter of 2021 from the previously estimated 25,000 to 26,000 units.
At present, the global automotive industry's "chip shortage" problem has not been alleviated. Large-scale production stoppages have led to the global automotive consumer market are facing the situation of no cars to sell, Volkswagen, Toyota, Mercedes-Benz, BMW and other car companies are responsible for saying that this round of "lack of core" will affect the sales targets of their respective brands this year.
Ideal Motors Launches New Delivery Plan Due to "Chip shortage"