Until recently, India's electric EV 2-wheeler market seemed unstoppable. Hordes of companies, most hitherto unheard of in the automobile sector, had begun to announce plans to sell electric scooters and motorcycles. Many of them still do, but customers have started to take their claims of range, safety, and convenience with a pinch of salt.
To date, there are more than 60 countries and regions that have implemented or passed legislation for carbon pricing, including Taiwan. It will implement a carbon tax and trading scheme in 2030 as part of its goal to reach net-zero emissions by 2050.
The Chips and Science Act 2022 signed by US president Joe Biden on August 9 is seen as an important move to boost US competitiveness in the face of a "sputnik moment" with China. As we examine the content, with the conditions set in the law, we found the semiconductor companies will have to take sides if they decide to take the subsidy for building the fabs.
As global demand for the next generation of automotive heats up, Indian engineering and R&D giant L&T Technology Services (LTTS) expects the electrification, autonomous, and connected vehicles (EACV) segment to present a sea of new opportunities. Along with five other strategic technology areas, clubbed together as 'Six Big Bets,' EACV will serve as the growth engine of its long-term business model.
The global demand for consumer electronics such as smartphones, PCs, notebooks and TVs has significantly been undermined by several headwinds, including pandemics, war, and inflation, resulting in ever-rising inventory levels in various sectors, affecting product prices and market trends.
COVID-19 is a wake-up call for a new era of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) activism. Both the coronavirus and the carbon atom are invisible, but their effects are not. They have different impacts around the world but they both hurt it in unexpected and significant ways.
Chip manufacturing has a 4-decade history in India, starting with Semiconductor Complex Limited (SCL) fab in the early '80s. However, this wasn't much of a success compared to the rapid growth in this industry worldwide. Now, with renewed efforts, the Indian government is hoping to revamp chip manufacturing in India for domestic as well as worldwide markets.
Actron Technology founder Ming-Kuang Lu was reported to quit chairmanship at the automotive diode maker, arousing curiosity among readers about what drove his intention. Soon after new directors and supervisors were elected on May 27, Lu explained that he had been planning to retire at the right age and the time had come.
Global supply chains remain disrupted as the COVID-19 pandemic enters the third year and the war in Ukraine creates chaos in Europe-Asia transportation. Expert Mark Millar said the disturbance offers companies an opportunity to reevaluate their sourcing and production, considering a more regional approach going forward. He also expects global supply chain reconfiguration to last through 2025 to 2030, with some businesses nearshoring and reshoring.
IKEA has been recognized for its efforts to promote sustainable living and a circular economy. The furniture maker has pledged to become climate positive by 2030, including creating a fair and equal workplace and regenerating resources from end-of-life (EoL) products.
Early-stage venture capital firm Infinio Capital announced on July 20 the launch of its US$20 million "Ignition Fund 1," to invest in space tech startups and help build up a space tech ecosystem in Taiwan in the next two years.
Competition in the display panel manufacturing industry has shifted from fast and large-scale production capacity expansion in the past to targeting technology-oriented applications hike value added. James Yang, who became Innolux's president three years ago, has managed to transformed the company.
Advanced computing is becoming an integral part of many verticals. Artificial intelligence (AI), high-performance computing (HPC), machine learning, graphics computing, and video processing applications are all demonstrating how to increase efficiency and productivity.
TetraMem is a semiconductor startup based in Fremont, California. They utilize an in-memory computing (IMC) structure with proprietary computing memory device solutions to improve computing efficiency and power consumption while delivering high computing throughout multiple AI applications. DIGITIMES talked to TetraMem co-founder Glenn Ge to get a first-hand understanding of their innovation and their insights for future industry development.
UnaBiz, massive Internet of Things (IoT) solution provider based in Singapore, Taiwan and Japan, became the owner of Sigfox in April, around four months after the French company began insolvency proceedings. UnaBiz has incorporated Sigfox assets, customers, and networks in France, Spain, and Portugal, into its French-registered subsidiaries UnaBiz SAS and UnaBiz Networks SAS.