Basic Motors is halting manufacturing at two of its vegetation that make midsize SUVs, together with one in Lansing, as a result of a components scarcity.

However the automaker mentioned Thursday that it is ready to restart its plant in Missouri that makes midsize pickups, although a lot of GM’s different vegetation stay idle.

The auto {industry} has been confronted with a worldwide disaster involving a huge scarcity of semiconductor chips utilized in numerous automobile components. It is compelled Ford Motor Co. and Stellantis, previously referred to as Fiat Chrysler Vehicles, to idle many factories, too. 

GM has mentioned the scarcity may price the automaker up to $2 billion in earnings this 12 months, however CEO Mary Barra mentioned GM anticipated chip provides to return to regular within the second half of the 12 months.

“We proceed to work intently with our provide base to search out options for our suppliers’ semiconductor necessities and to mitigate affect on GM,” GM spokesman David Barnas mentioned in an electronic mail. “Our intent is to make up as a lot manufacturing misplaced at these vegetation as doable.”