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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...

Macronix HQ

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...

Hong Kong-based Halo Motor to set up R&D center in Taiwan

Feb 10, 16:44

Halo Motor, a newly founded Hong Kong-based developer of high-efficiency battery and recharging technologies for electric vehicles, on February 9 announced it will establish a Mobility...

DRAM, 32-bit MCU and others to see double-digit growth in 2010, says IC Insights

Feb 5, 15:25

Many IC products are forecast to show double-digit growth in 2010, with DRAM, 32-bit MCU and flash memory among strongest growth segments. according to IC Insights. This follows a...

Simplo to set up joint venture for electric car batteries in China, reveals chairman

Feb 5, 14:09

Taiwan-based notebook battery maker Simplo Technology has decided to spend 48 million yuan (US$7.03 million) to set up a joint venture with the China Putian Information Industry Group...

Unimicron expands FPCB, automotive lines through investments in Taiwan, Japan and Europe

Feb 1, 16:20

Unimicron Technology has acquired stakes in Japan-based flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Maruwa, Taiwan-based Uniflex Technology and Europe automotive board maker Ruwel in order to strengthen...

PCB maker Chin-Poon expect revenues to stay high in January

Jan 21, 15:16

Taiwan-based PCB maker Chin-Poon Industrial expects its consolidated revenues to stay high at NT$1.3 billion (US$40.88 million) in January 2010, the same amount it generated in December...

TSMC signs cooperation pact with Tsinghua University

Newswatch - Dec 24, 15:00

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has signed an industry-academy cooperation agreement with Tsinghua University, China's leading science and engineering educational...

Global Internet connected cars to boom, says iSuppli

Dec 18, 17:06

An estimated 62.3 million global consumers will have Internet access in their cars by 2016, up from 970,000 at the end of 2009, according to iSuppli.

Maction to increase GPS shipments to China-based Soueast Motor in 2010

Dec 18, 15:17

Maction Technologies, the vendor of PAPAGO map software in Taiwan, has stated that its shipments of in-car GPS devices to China-based South East (Soueast) Motor will increase substantially...

TSMC ties up with BYD Auto for production of automotive grade ICs

Dec 4, 10:38

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly teamed up with China-based BYD Auto for contract production of automotive-grade ICs, according to industry sources...

Passive component makers begin seeing contributions from automotive segment

Nov 30, 12:00

Passive component makers Yageo, Thinking Electronic Industrial and Leatec Fine Ceramics have each seen fruit from their automotive component lines and expect to see significant revenue...

Taiwan passive component makers optimistic about automotive market

TSMC to manufacture automotive grade ICs in China

Nov 30, 11:08

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced its 8-inch fab (Fab 10) located in Shanghai, China is prepared to manufacture automotive grade ICs. The Taiwan-based...

TSMC Fab 10

Infineon, TSMC extend collaboration to 65nm

Nov 5, 16:35

Infineon Technologies and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on November 5 announced that their development and production partnership has been extended to a 65nm embedded...

Altek aims at 25% on-quarter growth in 4Q09 revenues

Oct 30, 12:13

Taiwan-based digital camera maker Altek, due to additional orders from existing clients, expects consolidated revenues for the forth quarter of 2009 will rise 25% sequentially to...

Thinking Electronic to see 10 fold growth in automotive component shipments

Newswatch - Oct 27, 16:19

Taiwan-based passive component maker Thinking Electronic Industrial's monthly shipments of automotive components used in heaters is expected to ramp to ten times its current level...

IC testing firm Sigurd confirms outsourcing from SMSC

Oct 23, 13:58

Taiwan-based IC testing house Sigurd Microelectronics has reached a supply agreement with Standard Microsystems Co (SMSC), a US-based developer of smart mixed-signal connectivity...

Sigurd chairman Sidney Huang

Foxconn distances itself from engineer accused of stealing Ford trade secrets

Oct 19, 17:15

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has posted a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) indicating that former employee Mike Yu, who is currently being charged with...

Image sensor market to grow more than 50% in 3 years, says iSuppli

Oct 12, 11:45

In 2009, 1.3 billion image sensors, including both CCD and CMOS varieties, will be shipped worldwide, according to iSuppli. In 2012, the market will cross the two billion-unit thre...

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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.

  • Winbond+TS16949%2Dcertified%2C+AEC%2DQ100%2Dqualified+serial+flash+memory

    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.

  • Spansion+FL%2DS+NOR+flash

    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.

  • Toshiba+SCiB+module+for+automotive+use

    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.

  • Spansion+2Gb+GL%2DS

    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.

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