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Japan's Renesas steps in to ease automotive chip shortage

Supplier to produce key component for fire-damaged Asahi Kasei

Lexus cars roll along a line at a Toyota factory in southwestern Japan. The automaker's group counts Asahi Kasei as a chip supplier. (Photo by Shinya Sawai)

TOKYO -- Japan's Renesas Electronics will lend part of its capacity to produce automotive semiconductors designed by domestic rival Asahi Kasei, which has idled production due to a fire, Nikkei learned Tuesday.

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