Tuesday 18 October 2022
JSCJ, BASiC to raise funds for SiC semiconductors
China-based Jiangsu Changjing Electronics Technology (JSCJ) and BASiC Semiconductor both plan to raise additional capital to step up their deployment in the SiC semiconductor indus...
Wednesday 5 October 2022
Supply of automotive MCUs, IGBTs to stay tight in 2023
The supply of automotive microcontroller units (MCU) and power insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBT) is expected to remain short in 2023, according to sources in the car industry...
Monday 3 October 2022
Asian automotive CIS, MCU vendors set to raise quotes on foundry cost increases
Asia's first-tier suppliers of car-use CMOS image sensors (CIS) and microcontroller units (MCU) have shown a relatively clear attitude that they would hike quotes to fully reflect...
Tuesday 27 September 2022
China chipmakers on capacity expansion spree for car-use power devices
While weak demand for consumer chips lingers, structural shortages of automotive chips remains unresolved, prompting China semiconductor players including Zhuzhou CRRC Times Electric...
Thursday 8 September 2022
The first in Taiwan to mass-produce IGBT power semiconductors: Q&A with Pan Jit COO Edgar Chen
The supply of high-end electronic power semiconductors, such as automotive MOSFETs and IGBTs, continues to be tight with delivery times still at 50 weeks or more. These power components...
Wednesday 7 September 2022
China keenly developing homegrown IGBT power chips for vehicles
Chinese chipmakers are keen on developing homegrown automotive power semiconductors, particularly IGBT chips and modules long in shortage, looking to replace part of foreign supplies...
Friday 2 September 2022
MOSFET backend specialists see capacity utilization fall in 3Q22
MOSFET backend specialists have seen their capacity utilization rates fall to as low as about 60% since the latter part of August, due to a substantial drop in demand for low- and...
Wednesday 31 August 2022
Chinese EV makers eye SiC component opportunities
Chinese automakers are stepping up efforts developing SiC components that support high-efficiency, small-form-factor and lightweight needs for electric vehicles' (EV) power systems,...
Friday 26 August 2022
Power semiconductors: Q&A with Jasper Lee, CSO of Pan Jit International
The consumer electronics supply chain is facing mounting inventory levels with many resorting to price reductions trying to maintain market shares. But the supply of power semiconductors...
Wednesday 3 August 2022
Automotive IGBT lead times prolonged to 50 weeks
Delivery lead times for automotive-qualified IGBTs have been prolonged to 50 weeks or more, with the component shortage showing no sign of easing, according to industry sources in...
Monday 1 August 2022
Denso launches new RC-IGBT for EV, reducing energy loss by 20%
Japan's top automotive components supplier Denso is keen to develop and produce automotive power chips on its own, and has just unveiled a new power semiconductor device for electrical...
Thursday 28 July 2022
IGBT vs. SiC in NEV applications: Q&A with Actron Technology top management
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...
Monday 2 August 2021
China-based Li Auto adopts locally-made IGBTs
China-based new energy car maker Li Auto has adopted automotive IGBTs produced by China-based Zhuzhou CRRC Times Electric, according to Chinese media reports.
Friday 18 January 2019
Taiwan makers keen to develop auto-use MOSFET, industry IGBT
As international IDMs still dominate the market for IGBT, the core power component for new energy vehicles and hybrid vehicles, Taiwan makers of discrete power devices are keen to...
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