Major American car makers GM = General Motors and Ford's financial results for the past three months were all down due to a global shortage of semiconductors and disruption in the supply chain, which forced them to cut production. I did.

On the 27th, GM and Ford announced their financial results for the three months leading up to last month.

According to this, GM's sales decreased by 24% from the same period of the previous year to 26,779 million dollars, about 3.5 trillion yen in Japanese yen, and the final profit decreased by 40% to about 275 billion yen. Profit decreased.

In addition, Ford's sales and profits decreased by 4% to about 4.6 trillion yen, which was 4% less than the same period of the previous year, and the final profit was about 208 billion yen, which was 23% less than the same period of the previous year.

Both companies' sales and profits declined because they were forced to cut production due to the effects of global semiconductor shortages and supply chain disruptions.

In the automobile industry, parts procurement has become difficult due to the shortage of semiconductors and the disruption of the supply chain, and Japanese automobile manufacturers have been forced to reduce production. Is also affected.