GLG Network Survey: Automotive Semiconductors

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GLG surveyed 60 senior executives with knowledge of automotive semiconductors within the US and Europe.

What will you learn from this survey?

  • This survey discussed causes of the current bottleneck in supply.
  • The research also investigated how various parts of automotive production are impacted.
  • Furthermore, the experts provided their views on the outlook for 2023.

Examples of findings:

  • 45% of experts believe that MCU is the most impacted semiconductor product category.
  • STM is the supplier most able to adapt to unprecedented demand with 49% of experts agreeing.
  • More than half (55%) believe the recovery from supply shortage will happen in 2024 or later.


The GLG Surveys team drafted the questionnaire with the support of GLG Network Member, Dr. David Smith, former Vice President at Lam Research Corporation.

The standard deliverable includes: 

  • 1 x Individual responses (“raw data”) in Excel.
  • 1 x PPT report with aggregated data.
  • Executive summary with key takeaways and highlights from the raw data.


  • Which semiconductor product categories are involved in the current supply shortages seen in the automotive industry?
  • In your view, which semiconductor product category has been most impacted by supply shortages seen in the automotive industry?
  • Which car domain functions have been most impacted by the shortages?
  • Which, if any, of the following you believe to be the main causes for a shortage in semiconductors at a total industry level?
  • Which markets do you believe are driving the chip demand within the automotive industry?
  • Which of the following constraints do you believe is causing a bottle neck for chip output?
  • What are the typical order lead times for key semiconductor components within the industry?
  • What is your expectation for demand of Si at an industry level in 2023 compared to 2022?

This survey is available to subscribers of the Energy and Industrials (EI) sector. This offer includes the raw data file and a high-level presentation through PowerPoint. Please contact your GLG representative for details on your firm’s access.

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