This Asia tech industry summary will mainly focus on Geely completing the acquisition of Meizu to bolster its deployments for electric vehicles (EVs), semiconductors, low-Earth orbit satellites, and flying cars; Samsung Electronics reportedly cutting production due to low demand; and EV Motors Japan planning to mass-produce electric buses in Kitakyushu, Japan.
This Asia tech industry summary will mainly focus on Samsung Electronics announcing new leadership for its Device Solutions (DS) division; Mitsubishi Electric planning to set up a new plant for factory automation (FA) equipment in India for products exported to Southeast Asia and Europe; and BYD surpassing Volkswagen to become the world's third most valuable automaker.
This Asia tech industry summary will mainly focus on China-based electric vehicle (EV) makers Li Auto, BYD, NIO, and XPeng boosting investment in SiC chips; Sony increasing its CMOS image sensor (CIS) production capacity to surpass that of Samsung Electronics; and South Korea's Ministry of Science and ICT announcing five major focuses of the country's semiconductor talent cultivation project.
This Asia tech industry summary will mainly focus on Samsung Electronics unveiling a KRW450 trillion (US$359.84 billion) investment plan for its semiconductor and biotechnology businesses; China-based smartphone makers Huawei, Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo deepening their metaverse deployments; and South Korea-based Samsung SDI, LG Energy Solution (LGES), and SK On actively exploring partnerships with automakers to build bigger presence in the North American automotive battery market.
This Asia tech industry summary will mainly focus on Foxconn planning to build a 12-inch wafer fab plant in Malaysia while deepening its deployments for MOSFET power semiconductors in Taiwan; and Hyundai and Kia initiating their plan to invest US$16.5 billion to boost EV production in South Korea by 2030.
This Asia tech industry summary will mainly focus on South Korea becoming self-reliant in semiconductor equipment development; six major Japanese electronic component suppliers yielding impressive 2021 revenue numbers thanks to robust demand from the semiconductor and automotive markets; and Foxconn deepening its global electric vehicle (EV) deployments with its US plant expected to begin volume production in the second half of 2022.
This Asia tech industry summary will mainly focus on Nintendo adjusting down its sales target due to challenges caused by chip shortages and the COVID-19 pandemic; SK Hynix reportedly planning to set up new plants in Yongin or Cheongju; and Toyota, SAIC Motor, and Great Wall Motor (GWM) becoming some of the first automakers to receive electric vehicle (EV) incentives from the Thai government.
This Asia tech industry summary will mainly focus on Denso and UMC's Japan subsidiary USJC collaborating on the production of automotive power semiconductors; China have imported less semiconductors from South Korea following the US-China trade war; and Taiwan-based companies continuing to expand server assembly plants and production lines in Mexico to lower impacts of the US-China trade war.
This Asia tech industry summary will mainly focus on Huawei renaming its "consumer business" to "terminal business" to focus on enterprise clients; Maruti Suzuki implying India will not reach its 2030 EV target; and Taiwan-based Awayspeed Technology and Gaius Automotive commercializing their electric tricycles.
This Asia tech industry summary will mainly focus on South Korea's president-elect Yoon Seok-youl nominating Lee Jong-ho, a semiconductor expert, as the science and ICT minister; China's Tianma Microelectronics planning to invest CNY 33 billion (US$5.18 billion) in an 8.6-generation panel project in Xiamen; Honda announcing its plan to invest JPY 8 trillion (US$63.3 billion) in electric vehicle (EV) and battery development in the next 10 years; and Nissan unveiling its solid-state battery R&D strategy.
This Asia tech industry summary will mainly focus on Panasonic planning to invest JPY 600 billion (US$4.83 billion) in electric vehicle (EV) batteries and hydrogen energy; Honda, Suzuki, Yamazaki, and Yamaha Motor jointly establishing a swappable battery sharing company in Japan; and LG Electronics and Samsung Electronics successively deepening deployments for the point of sale (POS) kiosk machine market.
This Asia tech industry summary will mainly focus on Showa Denko's volume production of 6-inch SiC single crystal substrate and its expanded presence in the SiC supply chain; CSOT India's first-batch of LCD product shipments were delivered to Samsung, while India-based Vedanta is planning to build LCD and OLED panel plants; and Chinese automakers XPeng, NIO and Li Auto reported financial results for 2021 with XPeng's revenues and the number of autos sold significantly increasing from a year ago. The competition between the three automakers is expected to become fiercer.