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Auto diode maker Actron looks to grow global market share

Aug 21, 13:54

Automotive diode maker Actron Technology is looking to further expand its global market share in 2014 from 47% in 2013, according to company vice chairman David Hsieh.

Actron vice chairman David Hsieh

Automotive wireless market to expand by more than 40% from 2012-2018, says IHS

Aug 6, 21:24

Wireless technologies like Bluetooth and embedded cellular are accelerating in the vehicle business, with market revenues set to rise by 41% from 2012-2018, according to research...

Specialty foundry VIS to expand into new markets, says executive

Aug 6, 12:05

IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), which specializes in analog/mixed-signal and logic chips, is looking to expand its offerings to include wafer manufacturing...

Auto MEMS sensors to keep expanding toward banner growth in 2014, says IHS

Aug 5, 11:47

Sales of automotive microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensors are expected to reach a high-water mark in two years as car-safety mandates come to full maturity and achieve maximum...

Auto diode maker Actron to expand production capacity

Jul 18, 11:53

Taiwan-based automotive diode maker Actron Technology plans to expand its production capacity by 15-20% with new capacity to come online in 2014, according to the company.

Automotive diode maker Actron 2Q13 revenues hit record high

Jul 8, 16:16

Taiwan-based automotive diode maker Actron Technology has announced revenues of NT$266 million (US$8.85 million) for June, down 14.4% on month but up 8.2% on year. Second-quarter...

Automotive head-up display market goes into high gear, says IHS

Jul 2, 14:12

Formerly used only in the cockpits of multimillion-dollar jet fighters, head-up displays (HUD) now are finding their way into family cars, with navigation and driver-assist functions...

Taiwan LED firms enter automotive lighting market

Jun 26, 21:26

LED lighting market is booming but price competition has been causing firms to see shrinking profit margins. Taiwan-based LED firms aim to improve technology and enter the automotive...

Auto PCBs to drive GBM revenue growth in 2013

Jun 6, 12:28

Global Brands Manufacture (GBM), which makes PCBs and provides PCB assembly services, expects sales generated from its automotive product line to drive its revenue growth in 2013.

Foxlink to tap China automotive electronics market

May 28, 14:42

Taiwan-based connector maker Cheng Uei Precision Industry (Foxlink) will begin to tap China's automotive electronics used in energy saving, safety control and smart devices market...

Infineon, Globalfoundries team on 40nm embedded flash process

Apr 29, 21:58

Infineon Technologies and Globalfoundries have announced a joint technology development and production agreement for 40nm embedded flash (eFlash) process technology.

Automotive and wireless apps help drive pressure sensors to rise to top of MEMS market in 2013, says IHS

Apr 23, 15:22

Microelectromechanical system (MEMS) pressure sensors will achieve accelerated growth in 2013 and become the leading type of MEMS device, driven by increasing use in automotive and...

Case study of 2 AFE ICs confirms significant potential for small IC vendors, says Petrov Group

Apr 9, 14:10

Can a small fabless analog vendor compete with the top-five analog IC vendors in global markets? This question is being asked often, especially in the context of emerging China-based...

Automotive diode maker Actron posts EPS of over NT$4 in 2012

Mar 27, 22:24

Taiwan-based automotive diode component maker Actron Technology saw its net profits decrease 17.8% on year to NT$331 million (US$11.1 million) in 2012. The earnings translated into...

Diode maker Actron to increase wafer self-sufficiency

Feb 8, 14:36

Automotive diode maker Actron Technology expects to increase the ratio of in-house produced diffusion wafers to 50-60% in 2013, up from the current 35%, according to the company.

Automotive diode maker Actron posts record high revenues in January

Feb 6, 15:32

Automotive diode maker Actron Technology has reported revenues of NT$281 million (US$9.5 million) for January 2013, increasing 18.8% on month and 13.4% on year. The figures were the...

Automotive display demand to reach 70 Million by 2016, says DisplaySearch

Feb 1, 15:44

Shipments of TFT-LCDs used in automobiles for devices such as navigation and rear seat DVD players increased 16% on year to 49 million units in 2012, according to research firm DisplaySearch...

GBM expects auto and handset PCB demand to drive company growth in 2013

Feb 1, 14:24

Global Brands Manufacture (GBM), which makes PCBs and provides PCB assembly services, expects brisk demand coming from the handset and automotive electronics sectors to drive its...

Vehicle LCD shipments to soar 89% in four years, says IHS

Jan 18, 13:59

Global shipments of vehicle LCD will nearly double from 2012 to 2016, partly propelled by a US mandate on rear-view cameras that will result in expanding use in both mid-range and...

Laster Tech tapping China LED automotive lighting market

Dec 4, 21:48

Taiwan-based Laster Tech has been tapping China's LED automotive lighting product markets, and has become a supplier of LED automotive lighting modules for the three largest China-based...

Diode maker Actron 3Q12 profits slip

Nov 2, 14:13

Net profits at automotive diode maker Actron Technology slipped 16.9% sequentially to NT$65 million (US$2.22 million) in the third quarter, due to a lower gross margin and foreign...

Automotive magnetic sensor market stays in high gear in 2012, IHS says

Oct 17, 10:34

Playing a key role in government-mandated automotive safety systems including stability control and tire-pressure monitoring, magnetic sensors are in high demand in the car business,...

Vehicle display market to rise profits for Taiwan panel makers

Jul 20, 15:58

The vehicle display market is expected to increase as navigation screens, rear seat entertainment (RSE) displays and multi-functional in-console monitors are predicted to be used...

NOR flash makers find new growth areas to compensate for slowing sales in cellphones, says IHS

Jul 16, 10:49

NOR flash memory sales growth may be tapering off in mobile handsets and smartphones, but lucrative embedded applications in the tablet, automotive and industrial markets are picking...

Winbond rolls out serial flash for auto electronics application

Mar 1, 10:51

Winbond Electronics has announced that the company is bringing its proprietary SpiFlash serial flash memory technology to the automotive electronics market - a milestone for Winbond...

Winbond enters automotive flash memory market

Demand for auto displays to grow nearly 50% by 2015, says DisplaySearch

Feb 24, 01:50

As flat panel displays become more prevalent in applications such as navigation, multi-functional in-console monitors and rear seat entertainment, shipments for the automotive segment...

Apex Circuit to step into production of LCD, automotive PCBs

Feb 1, 01:25

Apex Circuit International, a PCB maker headquartered in Thailand and listed in Taiwan, will extend its production of PCBs from use in set-top boxes (STBs), TVs, printers and hard...

Nvidia to set up China R&D center of Tegra-based automotive electronics with Foxconn

Dec 19, 14:00

Nvidia president and CEO Huang Jen-hsun on December 16 signed with Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area (TEDA) for establishing an R&D center of automotive information/entertainment...

Macronix serial flash adopted for Freescale automotive MCU

Dec 16, 14:04

Macronix International has announced a collaboration with Freescale Semiconductor, and its Qorivva MPC5645S MCU, which provides a cost-effective and powerful platform for high-resolution...

Chin-Poon, Unitech land orders shifted from KCE

Dec 6, 16:13

Taiwan-based Chin-Poon Industrial and Unitech Printed Circuit Board have obtained orders for automotive PCBs shifted from Thailand's KCE Electronics since November, according to industry...

Leatec expects strong sales from automotive, LED applications

Nov 30, 10:41

Taiwan-based Leatec Fine Ceramic, which mainly manufactures chip resistor substrates, expects sales to the automotive and LED segments to climb substantially starting the third quarter...

ShineMore starts OTC listing

Nov 29, 14:33

ShineMore Technology Materials, which manufactures copper-clad laminates (CCL) as well as aluminum heat-sink substrates for LED applications, began trading on Taiwan's OTC (over-the-counter)...

Digitimes Research: Vehicle display shipments to grow by CAGR 18.9% in 2011-2014

Nov 28, 16:54

While shipments of small- to medium-size LCD panels for handset applications will continue to make up the largest portion of global shipments of flat panels, vehicle displays are...

Car-use entertainment devices

AKM to outsource more backend processing, says president

Nov 24, 15:52

Japan-based Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM), a supplier of mixed-signal ICs for consumer, automotive and communications applications, is looking to raise its backend orders to partners...

AKM president Hideki Kobori

Pressure sensors to become top MEMS device by 2014, says IHS

Oct 28, 12:13

Pressure sensors will become the leading MEMS device by 2014, thanks to their relatively high prices and expanding use in a host of automotive, medical and industrial applications,...

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    Photo: Osram, Sep 21.

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