Monday 8 April 2024
LGES, GM commence second joint battery plant under over-capacity pressure
Ultium Cells, a battery joint venture between LG Energy Solution and General Motors, has started production at its second plant in Tennessee, the US. The first product has been delivered...
Wednesday 27 March 2024
US EV manufacturers watch BYD's birdie
BYD's new Seagull has caught the attention of US automakers.
Thursday 21 March 2024
Samsung SDI to mass-produce 46-phi cylindrical battery with GM
Battery maker Samsung SDI will work with General Motors to begin volume production of the 46-phi cylindrical batteries. South Korea-based ET News reported that the pair plans...
Tuesday 12 March 2024
Western EV makers scaling back provides Chinese competitors challenges and opportunities
Slower demand for EVs has prompted European and US carmakers to delay their plans. Zhu Huarong, chairman of China-based Changan Automobile, said the situation will hamper Chinese...
Monday 11 March 2024
BenQ Taiwan GM discusses GenAI technologies and their implications for edge devices
In the rapidly evolving landscape of AI technology, BenQ Taiwan's General Manager, Steve Yang, commends the continued advancement of AI applications within a year but notes that there...
Monday 4 March 2024
Honda unveils unpronounceable hydrogen car
Honda recently introduced its first hydrogen-powered car, the CR-V e:FCEV in the US.
Monday 29 January 2024
Fuel cells developed by Honda, GM save two-thirds of production costs
Fuel Cell System Manufacturing (FCSM), a joint venture between General Motors and Honda, has started making new fuel cell systems for EVs since January 25. The production costs are...
Tuesday 23 January 2024
Asia Optical pushes for diversification with LGIT
Asia Optical, an optical components manufacturer, is diversifying its business by collaborating closely with LG Innotek (LGIT) in the high-end mobile and car lens sectors.
Tuesday 9 January 2024
GM's battery partner LG posts earnings miss amid weak demand
Battery maker LG Energy Solution Ltd. badly missed fourth-quarter earnings estimates amid weaker demand for electric vehicles and a drop in lithium prices that hurt revenue. Shares...
Tuesday 9 January 2024
AI GPU shortage is only temporary, says IBM Taiwan GM
Taiwan's IBM General Manager, Nelson Lee, sheds light on the three pivotal elements driving AI development—data, computing power, and algorithms/models.
Friday 10 November 2023
GM, Stellantis invest in rare-earth-free EV motor magnets as China tightens material exports
General Motors and Stellantis have become the latest investors of Niron Magnetics, a US-based startup focused on developing rare-earth-free magnets, an essential material for EV motors...
Wednesday 25 October 2023
GM slows EV offensive as strike expanded
GM is scaling back its EV plan primarily because of the demand slowdown. The carmaker on Tuesday said it will focus on pursuing profits rather than sales targets. Moreover, the United...
Thursday 28 September 2023
Will strike at Detroit Big Three reshuffle automotive orders?
The strike initiated by the United Auto Workers (UAW) at General Motors, Ford and Stellantis plants has lasted for two weeks. Automotive suppliers said that the Big Three's orders,...
Wednesday 30 August 2023
How small EV maker becomes more valuable than Ford and GM combined
An unprofitable electric vehicle maker has suddenly become the third most valuable auto manufacturer in the world, leaving the likes of General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. in its...
Wednesday 23 August 2023
Intel to establish advanced packaging fab in Malaysia
Intel has invested a total of US$8 billion in Malaysia, and is committing an additional US$6 billion for the construction of new semiconductor facilities there, including a 3D advanced...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research