TSMC and other pure-play foundries will be under pressure to renegotiate quotes and orders for 2023 with their automotive customers, according to industy sources. The renegotiation talks are poised to take place starting the fourth quarter.
Taiwan-based Aleees has signed an MoU with ASX-listed Avenira to develop and operate a plant for lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery cathode manufacturing in Darwin, the capital city of the Northern Territory, Australia, according to industry sources.
Just over half of passenger cars sold in the US will be electric vehicles by 2030, according to a report from BloombergNEF, thanks in part to consumer incentives included in the US$374 billion in new climate spending enacted by President Joe Biden.
SiFive successfully rolled out a portfolio of automotive CPUs based on the RISC-V standard, and is about to create a new ecosystem of chips, tier-1 auto component providers and OEM partners. DIGITIMES had an exclusive interview with SiFive SVP Jack Kang, who shared what triggered the RISC-V leader's entry into cartech chip IP and the new opportunity SiFive's new portfolio is creating for the supply chain.
China-based XPeng just started a pilot program of its City Navigation Guided Pilot (City NGP), an Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) enabling changing lanes, reacting to traffic lights and other driving tasks. The EV startup claimed it is China's first high-level ADAS feature for complicated urban driving scenarios.
Vale Indonesia, the Indonesian operation unit of the Brazil-based mining giant Vale, is set to begin three nickel mining and processing projects in Sulawesi, Indonesia together with Chinese mining company Huayou and US-based Ford Motor, according to multiple media outlets.
Japan-based Marubeni has been selected by the Osaka Prefectural Government to receive a subsidy for its urban flying car business project and will conduct a demonstration test for the social implementation of flying cars in the Japanese prefecture.
At Semicon Taiwan 2022, executives from Denso, Renesas, and Infineon shed light on the major changes taking place in the automotive supply chain. Denso is one of the largest automotive tier-1 suppliers in the world, while Renesas and Infineon are major car car chips developers.
The idea that introducing smart technology like V2X can help with traffic safety has been proposed ever since the dawn of smart vehicles. The practical application of said technology, though, remains both an ongoing challenge as well as an opportunity to truly solve traffic safety issues, according to Kun-Feng Wu, associate professor at National Yang-Ming Chiao Tung University (NYCU).