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Automotive heads up displays to exhibit CAGR of 27.3% by 2024, says ABI Research

Mar 3, 15:32

Almost one-third of consumer vehicles shipping in 2024 will be equipped with some form of heads up displays (HUDs), with the bulk of the growth driven by combiner units, according...

Smartphone and automotive display revenues swelled in 2014, says IHS

Feb 24, 14:29

As smartphones continued to cannibalize product sales in other small- to medium-size flat-panel-display (FPD) categories, automotive display revenues rose to become the second-highest...

Sunplus to sell STB chip business to China firm

Jan 21, 22:02

Sunplus Technology, a Taiwan-based IC design house specializing in multimedia and PC peripheral chips, has announced plans to sell its STB (set-top box) IC business to China-based...

Auto PCB specialist Chin-Poon reports record sales for 4Q14

Jan 14, 14:54

Automotive PCB maker Chin-Poon Industrial has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.51 billion (US$172.96 million) for the fourth quarter of 2014, hitting a quarterly record for...

Taiwan PCB makers look to automotive for growth

Jan 14, 14:37

Taiwan-based PCB manufacturers, including Apex International, Nanya Printed Circuit Board, Tripod Technology and Unitech Printed Circuit Board, will see sales from the automotive...

ACES taps China automotive connector market

Dec 26, 16:00

Taiwan-based electronic connector maker ACES Electronics will invest CNY35 million (US$5.65 million) in Nantong Great Electric (NTGEC), a China-based maker of automotive wiring harnesses...

Drill bit maker Topoint eyes growing sales of metal cutting tools in 2015

Dec 25, 14:47

Drill bit maker Topoint Technology expects sales of its new metal cutting tool products to double in 2015, while sales of its core business products, including drill bits and OEM...

Infineon and UMC announce manufacturing agreement for automotive applications

Dec 15, 22:09

Infineon Technologies and United Microelectronics (UMC) have announced the extension of their manufacturing partnership into power semiconductors for automotive applications.

Micron, Winbond team up for serial NOR flash

Nov 27, 14:25

Micron Technology has partnered with Winbond Electronics to jointly develop serial NOR flash memory for automotive and Internet of Things (IoT) applications, according to the US memory...

Geared up for car-use market: Q&A with Macronix chairman Miin Wu

Nov 25, 12:34

NOR flash memory supplier Macronix International is looking to expand its presence in the automotive market, and aims to become the largest supplier of NOR flash chips for car-use...

Macronix chairman Miin Wu

Automotive IC market to display strongest growth through 2018, says IC Insights

Nov 19, 21:38

Of the six major end-use applications for ICs, the automotive market is forecast to experience the strongest average annual revenue growth rate through 2018, according to IC Insigh...

PCB maker Chin-Poon looks to flat performance in 4Q14

Nov 19, 20:58

Automotive PCB maker Chin-Poon Industrial is expected to report flat sequential growth in fourth-quarter sales bucking seasonal trends, according to industry sources.

Flurry of mergers and acquisitions reshape the automotive semiconductor supplier landscape, says IHS

Oct 23, 16:07

Capped by the recent announcement that Qualcomm would buy CSR PLC, the automotive semiconductor industry recently has been undergoing a wave of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity...

eMemory NeoEE IP advances into automotive electronics applications

Oct 23, 11:15

Silicon IP provider eMemory has announced that it has upgraded the specifications of its MTP (multiple times programmable), low-power NeoEE IP for automotive electronics applicatio...

GaN LEDs in automotives to reach US$1 billion in 2014, says IHS

Oct 22, 16:10

The market for GaN packaged LEDs in automotive applications is forecast to reach the US$1 billion mark in 2014 for the first time, according to IHS.

Sony commercializes high sensitivity CMOS image sensor for automotive cameras

Oct 17, 10:55

Sony has announced the commercialization of its "IMX224MQV" CMOS image sensor for automotive cameras, which it says boasts the world's highest sensitivity levels of any...

Smartphone connectivity presents both opportunities and challenges for automotive processor chip suppliers, says IHS

Sep 25, 15:31

The use of smartphones in motor vehicles - already a near-ubiquitous phenomenon - is the most disruptive trend in the automotive infotainment business today, presenting both challenges...

Automotive industry playing an increasing role in the optoelectronic component market, says IHS

Aug 4, 10:42

The optoelectronic component market has been dominated by a number of applications in recent years. For LEDs, backlighting and the emergence of solid state lighting are the main applications...

Everlight looks to automotive LED applications, says chairman

Jun 12, 11:41

For LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics, automotive applications will be the most important market segment, especially in the China market, according to company chairman...

Everlight chairman Robert Yeh

Chin-Poon Industrial expanding automotive PCB capacity

May 20, 21:12

Chin-Poon Industrial, the largest Taiwan-based automotive PCB maker with a global market share of about 10%, has started production capacity expansion with a planned investment of...

Automotive displays from Innolux surpass shipments from Japan Display and Sharp in 2013, says DisplaySearch

May 15, 12:33

Taiwan-based Innolux passed former market leaders Japan Display and Sharp to become the leading automotive TFT LCD panel supplier in 2013, according to DisplaySearch. Innolux garnered...

Foxconn cooperating with China-based BAIC for electric vehicle market

Mar 26, 22:05

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is reportedly cooperating with China-based Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC) to develop new-energy batteries for electric cars, hoping...

China auto semiconductor market drives up 11% in 2013, says IHS

Feb 27, 10:31

The fast-growing semiconductor market for China's automotive industry is set for double-digit expansion in revenues in 2014, propelled by an increasing desire among Chinese car buyers...

PCB maker GBM expects return to profitability in 2014

Jan 23, 20:45

PCB maker Global Brands Manufacture (GBM), which also provides PCB assembly services, expects to return to profitability in 2014. Brisk demand coming from the automotive electronics...

Actron looks to grab 50% global automotive diode share in 2014

Jan 20, 14:14

Actron Technology expects its share in the global automotive diode market to reach 50% by year-end 2014 compared to 47-48% currently, according to company chairman Lu Ming-kuang.

Car display shipments increase due to demand for electric, hybrid vehicles in 2013, says DisplaySearch

Dec 19, 11:21

With increasing demand for center information displays and multifunction monitors for eco-friendly vehicles, year-over-year automotive TFT-LCD shipments are expected to increase 16%...

NXP Semiconductors to establish JV with Datang Telecom

Dec 3, 16:10

NXP Semiconductors and Datang Telecom Technology have jointly announced the establishment of a joint venture, which the companies claimed is the first true automotive semiconductor...

PCB maker Tripod expects flat 4Q13 sales

Nov 25, 21:20

Tripod Technology expects its fourth-quarter sales to stay flat on quarter. Falling orders for conventional PCs and TVs will be offset by steady growth in those for automotive and...

Spansion gearing up for Japan MCU market

Nov 21, 21:35

Having acquired Fujitsu's MCU unit, Spansion is set to expand its presence in Japan with a focus on industrial and other application-specific applications.

ASE, Infineon team up for assembly of auto products

Nov 7, 15:42

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced a joint development and product agreement for assembly services of automotive products with Infineon Technologies. The collaboration...

GLT to focus marketing on light guide plates used in direct-type LED TVs and automotive displays in 2014

Oct 28, 22:15

Taiwan-based light guide plate maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) will focus its marketing on light guide plates used in direct-type LED-backlit LCD TVs and automotive displays...

Semiconductor magnetic sensor market to rise 7% in 2013, says IHS

Oct 18, 10:35

Semiconductor magnetic sensors are on track to attain 7% revenue growth in 2013, thanks to widespread adoption in the automotive sector, according to IHS.

China auto chip consumption set for higher growth at close of 2013, says IHS

Sep 30, 15:54

The automotive semiconductor market in China is set to grow 10% by the end of 2013, double the expansion rate of 2012 in light of increased demand, according to IHS.

Sales of automotive proximity and gesture recognition systems shift into high gear, says IHS

Sep 13, 14:05

Having already evolved from knobs and dials, to touch screens and voice recognition, automobiles are on the cusp of a new evolution in user-interface technology, as sales of automotive...

Auto PCBs to buoy Chin-Poon 2013 revenues, says report

Newswatch - Aug 26, 14:41

Strong shipments of automotive boards will buoy Chin-Poon Industrial's sales performance in 2013, according to the Chinese-language website Cnyes.com. The product segment...

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    Osram introduces Oslon Black Flat

    The Oslon Black Flat is the new LED from Osram Opto Semiconductors for automotive frontlighting systems. Equipped with a ceramic converter, the new LED contains a UX:3 chip that...

    Photo: Osram, Sep 21.

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    Winbond TS16949-certified, AEC-Q100-qualified serial flash memory

    Winbond has announced that the firm will provide its TS16949-certified AEC-Q100-qualified serial flash memory devices - featuring densities from two megabits to 256 megabits - to...

    Photo: Company, Mar 2.

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    Spansion FL-S NOR flash

    Spansion has announced what it claims is the industry's fastest serial flash memory, the Spansion FL-S family at 65nm. The series has over 20% faster DDR read speeds and three times...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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    Toshiba SCiB module for automotive use

    Toshiba has announced that its SCiB battery has been selected by Mitsubishi Motors to power two new models of electric vehicles (EV), the i-MiEV and MINICAB-MiEV. The SCiB is Toshiba's...

    Photo: Company, Jun 20.

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