Stellantis scraps digital speedometers for Peugeot car in chips shortage

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Car maker Stellantis said on Wednesday it would replace digital speedometers with more old-fashioned analogue ones in one of its Peugeot models, in a fallout from a global shortage of semiconductor chips that is roiling the auto industry
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The change will only affect Peugeot 308 cars, among group brands that include Chrysler, Citroën and Jeep since France's PSA Group merged with Italian-American company Fiat-Chrysler this year to form Stellantis.

"It's a nifty and agile way of getting around a real hurdle for car production, until the 'chips' crisis ends," a spokesperson for Stellantis told Reuters.

Manufacturing of Peugeot 308 cars had already been disrupted at the group's French factory of…
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