While 2020 was the year electric vehicles went mainstream, 2021 has revealed a gaping flaw in the EV boom. Demand for the new technology has skyrocketed, both in the United States and across Europe. And this has major companies rushing to get onboard this surging trend. That includes everyone from legacy automakers like Ford and GM… to trillion-dollar tech giants like Apple . But the global pandemic has hurt the auto industry in a completely unexpected way. With millions of people working, schooling, and entertaining from home, the number of tech devices has exploded beyond what we had just a year ago. And as the number of devices has grown, chipmakers have struggled to keep up with production of the semiconductors needed to bring those devices to life. Nearly every electronic device requires these chips to run. Every iPhone, Xbox, laptop, TV and more. But because electric vehicles often […]