Chip shortage finally catches up to Toyota Aug. 19, 2021

from Marketplace Morning Report· ·

The auto giant Toyota is poised to cut down its global production by 40% as a result of the semiconductor shortage that's been plaguing the industry. And, other automakers are considering similar action. Diane Swonk arrives to discuss tapering and the Fed. The teens who helped fill the worker gap are about to head back to school. We also speak to Mariana Dale of KPCC and LAist about how essential child care workers, providers and educators find themselves stretched to the limit.



The auto giant Toyota is poised to cut down its global production by 40% as a result of the semiconductor shortage that's been plaguing the industry. And, other automakers are considering similar action. Diane Swonk arrives to discuss tapering and the Fed. The teens who helped fill the worker gap are about to head back to school. We also speak to Mariana Dale of KPCC and LAist about how essential child care workers, providers and educators find themselves stretched to the limit.