Mar 2021

GM Builds 2021 Pickups Without Certain Modules Due to Chip Shortage

GM said that due to the global semiconductor chip shortage, 2021 Light Duty Pickup Trucks will be without a fuel management module, hurting those vehicle’s fuel economy performance by 1 MPG. GM said last month the chip shortage could shave up to $2 billion from this year’s earnings. It subsequently said it expected global chip supplies to return to normal rates by the second half of the year.