Davison auto dealership reacts to GM output shutdown

DAVISON, Mich. (WJRT) – An vacant ton at Hank Graff Chevrolet in Davison has grow to be a popular sight this summertime.

The dealership ordinarily would have 600 to 700 new vehicles to sell this time of 12 months. On Thursday, there was just one particular vehicle.

The semiconductor microchip scarcity is producing dealerships to get imaginative when it will come to providing new autos. The forthcoming generation shutdowns at GM vegetation across the place will not enable sellers beef up their stock anytime quickly.

Owner Chris Graff claimed they have been accomplishing a lot of presale orders even though they wait for the chip lack to conclude. Shipping dates are scheduled out anywhere from six weeks to 6 months following orders.

”This 1 is wherever we do not have the cars and trucks that are on the lot, but the vehicles are nevertheless currently being designed,” Graff explained. “Even proper now with the news of all the manufacturing unit shutdowns — you know, I don’t know accurately why I know they are acquiring challenges with microchips and in other elements for the reason that of microchips, but a great deal of ways they are getting a lot they’ve taken these downtimes to set chips in automobiles that are sitting on the ton, so possibly that’s what they are carrying out right now so I never I didn’t study much too far into it.”

Some industry experts are predicting the chip shortage could very last perfectly into 2023.

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