The luxury brand told its U.S. retailers that it plans to cut their profit margin by half a percentage point, to 13 percent.
The prolonged reality means parts suppliers are once again evaluating their supply chains and strategizing ways to mitigate any impact.
Experts warn that failure to obtain adequate supplies of lithium, nickel, manganese or cobalt could slow the shift to electric vehicles.
Suppliers to the 2022 Nissan Pathfinder include Araymond, Cikautxo, EFC International, Hirschvogel Automotive Group, Marelli, Nemak, Plastic Omnium and TI Fluid Systems.
Tesla's defenders may excuse the company in the rash of accidents involving AutoPilot, but it's reminiscent of the scenario that played out with the GM ignition switch deaths until the company acknowledged the problem in 2014.