Wednesday 7 December 2022
Automotive chip supply likely to stay short before 2024
Automotive chip shortages, despite improving recently, are unlikely to be fully resolved before 2024 as supply growth is unable to catch up with the rapid increase in demand, according...
Wednesday 23 November 2022
TSMC caught in geopolitical shackles for overseas capacity expansions
TSMC reportedly has plans to build a 3nm fab in the US, adjacent to its 5nm fab under construction in Arizona, and also plans to set up a fab in Germany focusing on 28 nm automotive...
Tuesday 1 November 2022
Automotive IGBT supply stays tight
Automotive insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBT) and a few other power ICs are still in tight supply, according to sources at IC distributors.
Thursday 20 October 2022
Chip supply becomes ever more critical as US defense industry wakes up to new geopolitical challenge
WIth the passages of the Chips and Science Act, momentum is gaining traction in the United States to re-shore semiconductor manufacturing, as leading industry players like Intel and...
Tuesday 18 October 2022
Automotive chip supply shortage likely to persist until 2026, according to BCG and McKinsey
The shortage of automotive chips has not been completely resolved and is likely to persist through 2026 or even 2030, according to McKinsey & Company and the Boston Consulting...
Thursday 29 September 2022
Renesas to scale up chip supply for VinFast EVs
VinFast has expanded its tie-up with Renesas Electronics under which Renesas will provide a broader range of products including SoCs, microcontrollers, analog and power semiconductors,...
Tuesday 16 August 2022
Automotive chip supply remains tight
Despite a rapid slowdown in mass-market chip demand, automotive chip demand remains robust with suppliers vying for more available fab capacity in the fourth quarter of 2022, according...
Wednesday 6 July 2022
Indonesia's auto supplier DRMA sees recovering chip supply as BKPM lowers EV growth projection
Indonesia car parts supplier Dharma Polimetal (DRMA) expects supply of microchips to return to normal next month, according to Indonesian-language news outlet Bisnis.
Tuesday 5 July 2022
OSATs cautious in handling contract violations by consumer chips vendors
Taiwan's OSATs are not only facing a notable decline in packaging demand for commodity MOSFET, MCU, PMIC and CMOS image sensors (CIS) for handset and PC applications, but also a situation...
Monday 27 June 2022
GF, SMIC may bear the brunt of consumer chips demand downturn
With declining chip demand for consumer devices and new capacities gradually coming online, foundry houses could hardly sustain full utilization of their fab capacities, but it is...
Friday 13 May 2022
Europe strives to restore chip supply leadership
The global semiconductor shortages have surfaced as early as 2019 when the US government imposed a ban on Huawei's products. The COVID-19 pandemic starting in 2020 exacerbated the...
Wednesday 23 March 2022
NOR flash supply stays tight
The supply of NOR flash memory particularly high-density chips remains tight, but suppliers are only capable of raising prices for part of their high-end products, according to industry...
Tuesday 22 March 2022
NAND flash chipmakers step up controller chip purchases
NAND flash chip vendors including Samsung Electronics and Micron Technology have moved to increase more of their controller chip production to third-party suppliers, such as Phison...
Monday 7 March 2022
Can SMIC help Russia survive tech sanctions?
Governments around the world have imposed harsh export restrictions against Russia to limit its access to semiconductors and other tech goods from overseas. Taiwan and South Korea...
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