Brakes on car sales


Another analyst cautioned that the global chip shortage, if prolonged, could see local car companies delaying the production of some models.

PETALING JAYA: While expectations are that automotive companies will record bleak sales for June, observers say this may prolong into July as as non-essential businesses such as car showrooms and vehicle production facilities stay closed under an extended phase one of the National Recovery Plan (NRP).

The situation has been exacerbated by the worldwide chip shortage, which is affecting the production capacities of global car companies.

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