Delivery delays caused by Semiconductor shortages

there is a major problem with the manufacture of these Chips caused by the reduction in orders from the Automotive industry because of the fall in sales as a result of the Coronvirus lockdowns and the increase in demand for Computers, Mobile Phones and other Electronic devices. Now there has been an increase in Sales for Cars & Vans, the suppliers cannot keep up with the demand, which has led to Vehicle Manufacturers closing their factories for some weeks (Ford now closed for 5 weeks as an example). In particular delivery of Vans is now between 9- 12 months, with Cars looking to be a similar situation