U.S. Commerce chief to make pitch for chips funding in Michigan
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By David Shepardson
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo will on Monday make a pitch in Michigan for Congress to approve $52 billion to expand U.S. semiconductor manufacturing even as it continues to review data on the chips market from companies around the world.
Raimondo is visiting a United Auto Workers local hall and meeting with Michigan politicians, officials from General Motors Co, Ford Motor and Chrysler-parent Stellantis on the chips push.
Detroit’s Big Three automakers and other global automakers have been forced to cut production and even make some vehicles without features like heated seats or digital speedometers because of semiconductor shortage.
In September, the Commerce Department issued a request for information on the chips market to automakers, chip companies and others, saying the information would …