Thursday 7 March 2024
AWS and Google cancel cloud data transfer fees; allude to 'certain competitor' tying down customers
In response to the introduction of the new EU law, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud have removed the cloud data transfer fees, lowering the threshold for customers to switch...
Tuesday 5 March 2024
EU counterpunch: recycling initiative battles China's wind power onslaught
In a seismic shift for the global wind power industry, 2023 witnessed a profound upheaval catalyzed by aggressive...
Friday 23 February 2024
European legacy automakers axe jobs at EV paradigm shift
The wave of downsizing sweeping through the mainstream European automotive supply chain continues to swell, propelled primarily by the...
Thursday 22 February 2024
EU's battery recycling mandates spark surge in market potential
The EU Batteries Regulation, which came into force on February 18, 2024, mandates that new batteries must incorporate a specified proportion of recycled materials beginning...
Wednesday 21 February 2024
China surges in R&D, closes gap on EU and US: report
Recent findings from a European Union report highlight a significant shift in the global landscape of research and development (R&D) expenditure and scientific output, with China...
Thursday 15 February 2024
China-based companies overtake EU peers in R&D spending, CSPs see surge in Capex
The latest EU data shows that China-based companies scaled up their R&D investments in recent years. Companies based in the US ramped up their capital expenditures (Capex) as...
Monday 29 January 2024
India roundup: Corning facility to land in southern India
Corning signed an MoU with the government of Tamil Nadu to make cover glass for mobile devices as India saw surging electronics exports thanks to Apple suppliers.
Wednesday 24 January 2024
'Taiwanese Chips Act' to take effect in February, aiming to cement semiconductor leadership
While the recent US CHIPS and Science Act, European Chips Act, and Japan's subsidy plan have enticed TSMC to build wafer fabs in the US, Germany, and Japan, Taiwan has responded with...
Wednesday 24 January 2024
Geopolitical storms are fragmenting EV battery market
Geopolitical tensions are causing market fragmentation for key electric vehicle components such as on-board batteries.
Monday 22 January 2024
Indian cabinet approves MoU on semiconductors with EU
As major economies look to reduce their reliance on East Asian economies for semiconductor supply, India approved the MoU with the European Union to foster collaboration on chips.
Monday 8 January 2024
EU likely to delay new ICE vehicle ban, seeing 70% gasoline cars on roads in 2040
European governments have been adjusting their EV subsidy programs. Germany abruptly terminated its incentive scheme, and France's revised subsidy rules will discourage the sales...
Tuesday 2 January 2024
2024 AI Roadmap unveiled, with four key trends to watch
Generative AI commanded attention in the 2023 tech scene, fueling speculation about its trajectory in the new year. Sega Cheng, iKala's Co-founder and CEO, sheds light on crucial...
Wednesday 20 December 2023
China's EV expertise, geopolitics to change industry dynamics
EVs are on track to gain momentum in the coming years. In 2023, a price war intensified the industry's competition. Geopolitics facilitated the localization of production. Multiple...
Tuesday 28 November 2023
Europe relies on lithium battery imports; auto part export surplus may reverse
Industry sources indicated that Europe's heavy dependence on imported lithium batteries could lead to a reversal of the current surplus in car component exports.
Monday 27 November 2023
India gains EU support in strengthening chip supply chain alongside US and Japan backing
As India strives to establish its burgeoning semiconductor supply chain, it has secured backing from the European Union, adding to the support already received from the United States...