I also visited my dealer today, and as always, he hadn't heard of the issue, and he still couldn't give me a delivery date.Contacted my dealer, he stated delivery will be as planned. ( December ). Hope this is true
It seems other news sources have picked up the story.Not a single reference to this when I did a Google search. I call BS.
loads of news articles, recent one belowNot a single reference to this when I did a Google search. I call BS.
So far everything I have seen either refers back to that one single report, or is the same report translated / attributed to the original authors. Example, the first link refers to its source as "As reported by KED Global," which is the one and only source.It seems other news sources have picked up the story.
Hyundai Motor Co. may suffer a disruption in the production of its electric vehicle IONIQ 5, the winner of the World Car of the Year, due to a problem with chips supplied by Germany's Infineon Technologies.Infineon has reportedly discovered a serious defect in its insulated gate bipolar transistwww.businesskorea.co.kr
Infineon chips revealed to be defective, disrupting Hyundai's popular pure electric car delivery plan - TechGoingAutomotive chip giant Infineon has been exposed to product defects that may cause Hyundai to delay deliveries. on July 4, the Korea Economic Daily reported that the likelihood of disruptions to Hyundai’s IONIQ5 production from this month has increased due to a large number of defective products...www.techgoing.com
Nearly word for word rehash of the original post, with no attribution. Still weird.loads of news articles, recent one below
IONIQ 5 Production May Be Disrupted Due to Infineon Chip Problems - Businesskorea