Car trade braces itself for deepening supply chain crisis amid Ukraine war

A Daimler South East Asia spokesman said delays in the delivery of Mercedes-Benz cars here cannot be ruled out. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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SINGAPORE - Retiree Steven Chia placed an order for a Mercedes-Benz GLB from authorised agent Cycle & Carriage last September, and waited seven months for it to be delivered - more than double the usual time.

Mr Chia, 62, said: "I was supposed to collect my car last December or January this year, but I was told that because of the Covid-19 lockdowns and the war in Ukraine, shipment was delayed. I finally got my car on April 23."

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