China’s Covid Lockdowns Set to Further Disrupt Global Supply Chains

A surge in Omicron variant infections has prompted Chinese authorities to lock down residents, close factories and stop truck traffic, snarling already frayed supply chains.

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Foxconn Unveils Electric Vehicle Prototypes

The company known for making iPhones presented three electric vehicles that can serve as a basis for working with car companies.

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Lordstown Motors Will Work With Foxconn, a Contract Manufacturer

The deal could result in the sale of the struggling automaker’s Ohio factory to Foxconn. Lordstown is under federal investigation and needs more cash to mass-produce an electric pickup truck.

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He Warned Apple About the Risks in China. Then They Became Reality.

Doug Guthrie, once one of America’s leading China bulls, rang the alarm on doing business there. He spoke about his time at Apple.

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Your Car, Toaster, Even Washing Machine, Can’t Work Without Them. And There’s a Global Shortage.

This is what supply chain fragility looks like.

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G.M. Wants to Make Electric Cars. China Dominates the Market.

With government support and lavish subsidies, Chinese companies have come to dominate the market for batteries, motors and other essentials Detroit may need for its new fleets.

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