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Automotive diode maker Actron eyeing voltage regulator shipments in 2011

Dec 27, 14:04

Automotive diode maker Actron Technology expects sales of its voltage regulators to grow by 1-2 fold in 2011 thanks to a rapid development of the automobile industry in China, according...

PC makers face difficulty cutting into car electronics industry

Dec 24, 16:24

Several PC makers such as Micro-Star International (MSI) and Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) have been aggressively cutting into the car electronics and telematics...

Chin-Poon sees automobile PCB as growth driver for 2011

Dec 17, 01:00

Taiwan-based PCB manufacturer Chin-Poon Industrial expects products used in car-use electronics to account for 50% of its overall revenues in 2011, followed by those for communication...

Auto MEMS sensor market to reach record high in 2010, says iSuppli

Nov 24, 15:53

Driven by the rapid recovery in automotive production and inventory rebuilding among sensor component suppliers, the market for automotive microelectromechanical system (MEMS) sensors...

Taiwan passive component makers gear up to cultivate car electronics market

Nov 18, 11:14

Chip resistor suppliers Yageo and Walsin Technology, and protective component makers Thinking Electronic Industrial and Polytronics Technology have all geared up to enhance their...

Micron sampling 512Mb NOR device for automotive applications

Nov 9, 16:38

Micron Technology has introduced its Axcell-series NOR flash memory for automotive applications. Sampling has already begun, with mass production slated to begin in 2011.

Lite-On IT expected to profit from in-car ODDs beginning 2011

Nov 4, 11:53

Taiwan-based Lite-On IT is expected to begin to profit from ODM production of in-car optical disc drives (ODDs) for automobile manufacturers with projected earnings of NT$350 million...

Mandates to boost auto MEMS sensor market in Korea and Japan, says iSuppli

Oct 28, 14:13

New mandates set to increase the safety of vehicles in South Korea and Japan will cause market revenue for MEMS automotive sensors in those countries to rise dramatically starting...

TFT-LCD shipments for PND and automotive applications see strong rebound, says DisplaySearch

Oct 27, 15:59

Shipments of TFT-LCDs for portable navigation devices (PND) and automotive monitors (used in car navigation and in-console monitors) increased in the second half of 2009 and first...

Li-Ion/Poly batteries drive high growth of battery management ICs from headsets to electric vehicles, says Petrov Group

Oct 21, 16:10

The requirement for power-efficient and high performance solutions in Li-Ion/Poly battery-powered devices and equipment continues to open profitable growth opportunities for existing...

Automotive navigation heads into the cloud, says iSuppli

Oct 8, 14:29

Automotive navigation systems increasingly are transitioning from standalone devices to connected systems capable of accessing up-to-date map data and other information from the cloud,...

Explosive growth of LED driver ICs truly unparalleled, says Petrov Group

Sep 23, 14:10

A bottom-up analysis of product portfolio, business performance, and technology and manufacturing trends of 25 IC vendors confirms the explosive growth of LED driver ICs, according...

Smartphones impact automotive infotainment, says iSuppli

Sep 13, 13:58

Already having impacted the automotive telephony, digital music and navigation segments, the smartphone is poised to have a greater influence on car infotainment systems in the future,...

High-value MEMS market set for robust growth, says iSuppli

Sep 8, 17:41

Revenues for "high-value" MEMS are projected to reach US$1.6 billion in 2010, up 29.7% from US$1.2 billion in 2009, according to iSuppli. Such revenue levels translate into...

Commentary: Honeymoon ends early for Taiwan NOR flash suppliers

Aug 25, 17:05

Major Taiwan-based NOR flash suppliers, including Macronix International and Winbond Electronics, saw their earnings receive a boost during the first half of 2010, benefiting from...

NOR flash prices to lose momentum in 2H10, says Macronix CEO

Aug 5, 14:48

Miin Wu, chairman and CEO of Macronix International, expects to see a balance in supply and demand for NOR flash chips in the third quarter quarter of 2010. Prices for the memory,...

Adata ventures into electric car battery business

Jul 26, 16:29

China-based Golden Crown (GC) Energy, which specializes in making electric car batteries, has drawn investment from Adata Technology, according to the battery maker speaking on the...

TSMC to boost Shanghai 8-inch fab capacity

Jul 19, 14:38

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has revealed plans to expand production capacity at its Songjiang 8-inch fab in Shanghai (Fab 10) by two-thirds, to cater to strong...

Toshiba accelerates development of SCiB rechargeable battery for electric vehicles

Jul 5, 17:05

Toshiba has announced that it is working with Mitsubishi Motors to bring the SCiB battery to electric vehicles (EV). The SCiB is Toshiba's rechargeable lithium-ion battery that combines...

MEMS auto sensor market set to rebound in 2010, says iSuppli

Jul 2, 11:26

The market for MEMS automotive sensors will rebound sharply in 2010, but continued high sales might lead to an overheated market that could push the industry back into depression,...

TSMC announces automotive-qualified 0.25-micron OTP IP

Jun 30, 16:57

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced that its 0.25-micron one-time programmable (OTP) IP now meets Automotive Electronics Council (AEC) standard AEC-Q100...

Taiwan PCB makers venturing into automotive PCB segment

Jun 24, 13:56

A number of Taiwan-based PCB makers, including Chin-Poon Industrial, Unimicron Technology, Unitech Printed Circuit Board and Tripod Technology, are venturing into the production of...

Macronix unveils plans for NAND and automotive NOR

Jun 10, 12:06

Macronix International Company (MXIC) plans to venture into the production of NOR flash memory products for automotive applications, according to company chairman Miin Wu. The company...

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Power semiconductor market plummets in 2009, says IMS Research

Jun 9, 11:51

The power semiconductor market declined 24% to US$10.1 billion in 2009, with the power module and discrete segments down 26% and 24%, respectively, from a year earlier, according...

Chip industry posts record month, says SIA

Jun 2, 11:50

Worldwide semiconductor sales reached US$23.6 billion in April 2010, an increase of 2.2% from March when sales were US$23.1 billion, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association...

TSMC announces 0.18-micron automotive embedded flash IP

May 27, 13:25

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced its 0.18-micron automotive embedded flash IP that passed AEC-Q100 product qualification requirements for a wide range...

Backend supplier UTAC says sales of copper wirebonding process growing

May 18, 11:48

United Test and Assembly Center (UTAC) has seen sales generated from copper wire bonding account for 20% of its total revenues, according to company CEO Lee Joon Chung. Apart from...

NXP leads 2009 automotive infotainment semiconductor market, says iSuppli

May 14, 14:42

NXP Semiconductors took the top position in the global automotive infotainment semiconductor market in 2009, the first time it has held the top spot since iSuppli began tracking the...

Co-Tech developing copper foils for electric car batteries

May 11, 16:54

Co-Tech is developing copper foils used in lithium batteries for electric cars, with samples expected to deliver later in the second quarter, according to company chairman Chung-Hsiung...

Infineon leads 2009 automotive chip ranking, says Semicast

May 6, 11:50

Infineon Technologies was the largest supplier of semiconductors to the automotive sector in 2009, according to Semicast Research. Freescale Semiconductor, for many years the leading...

One-third of all cars to integrate eco-friendly navigation systems by 2020, says iSuppli

May 4, 15:00

Rising concerns over the environmental impact of passenger cars and trucks will spur massive growth in the use of eco-assist systems in the coming years, with slightly more than one-third...

TSMC claims 0.25-micron automotive-qualified embedded flash milestone

Apr 22, 10:41

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has shipped nearly 600,000 8-inch 0.25-micron AEC-Q100 qualified embedded flash (EmbFlash) wafers targeted at a wide variety of automotive...

Aluminum capacitor maker Lelon enters China automotive electronics market

Mar 24, 13:58

Taiwan-based passive component maker Lelon Electronics has reportedly begun shipping its aluminum electrolytic capacitors to automotive electronics makers in China, according to...

UL signs MOU with ITRI to develop safety requirements for electric vehicles

Mar 18, 14:53

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a product safety testing and certification service provider, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research...

Silicon wafer maker Wafer Works gears up for capacity expansions

Feb 26, 14:53

Taiwan-based Wafer Works, which makes small- to medium-sized semiconductor-grade wafers, plans to ramp its wafer-producing capacity in 2010 due to increasing orders. The company has...

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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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    Spansion 2Gb GL-S

    Spansion has announced what it claims is the industry's first single die 2Gb NOR flash memory product for delivering interactive 2D and 3D graphics, animation and video in games,...

    Photo: Company, Nov 17.

Analysis of China revised domestic semiconductor industry goals

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