Thursday 24 February 2022
Automotive MCU prices to rally further by 15-20% in 2Q22
Automotive MCU prices are expected to rise by another 15-20% in the second quarter of 2022 due to supply-side constraints, according to sources at related IC distributors.
Tuesday 15 February 2022
Taiwan MOSFET makers gain shifted orders for IT applications
MOSFET makers in Taiwan have seen a ramp-up in shifted orders, particularly for SGT (split-gate-trench) MOSFETs for IT applications, as delivery times at their bigger international...
Wednesday 5 January 2022
NXP to focus on imaging radar of self-driving vehicles
NXP's 4D imaging millimeter wave radar (mmWave Radar) is gaining popularity and is being adopted by major automotive makers around the world. On the other hand, Lidar with claimed...
Wednesday 5 January 2022
Low-power chips to bridge metaverse gap, says NXP Greater China chairman
There has been a large gap between imagination and realization when it comes to the metaverse, according to Ting Wei Li, chairman of NXP Greater China. However, nowadays, Li says...
Friday 17 December 2021
NXP and FII announce strategic partnership to accelerate automotive innovation
NXP Semiconductors has announced a strategic partnership with Foxconn Industrial Internet (FII) to work on transforming a car into an edge device. NXP will provide FII with its comprehensive...
Tuesday 7 December 2021
Taiwan semiconductor players brace for GaN RF demand boom
With GaN-on-SiC RF components set to gain ground in 5G, satellite communications and national defense applications, Taiwan-based III-V semiconductor players including foundries Win...
Tuesday 16 November 2021
NXP, Ford collaborate for connected car
NXP Semiconductors has announced a collaboration with the Ford Motor to deliver enhanced driver experiences, convenience and services across its global fleet of vehicles, including...
Thursday 21 October 2021
Automotive IDMs to raise chip prices by 10-20% in 2022
Automotive IDMs have notified their clients about 10-20% price hikes for their chips starting 2022 as they continue to face mounting costs for raw materials, according to industry...
Friday 23 July 2021
Automotive IC IDMs in talks with OSATs about demand in 2022
First-tier automotive IC IDMs in the US, Japan and Europe have reportedly approached OSATs including ASE Technology, Powertech Technology (PTI) and Greatek Electronics to book backend...
Thursday 15 July 2021
Wafer probing houses see order visibility for car chips strenghtened
Taiwan-based wafer probing houses including King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), Sigurd Microelectronics and Ardentec have all seen order visibility extended well into 2022, driven by international...
Monday 12 July 2021
Vendors of third-gen semiconductors enhance regional production, sales schemes
Vendors of third-generation semiconductors including GaN and SiC (silicon carbide) are stepping up regional production and marketing deployments to better explore immense demand for...
Tuesday 6 July 2021
NXP and Jio Platforms collaborate for 5G in India
NXP Semiconductors and Jio Platforms (JPL), a subsidiary of Reliance, have announced a collaboration to implement a 5G NR O-RAN small cell solution that incorporates NXP's Layerscape...
Thursday 24 June 2021
Taiwan OSATs see car ICs demand promising for next 3-4 years
Taiwan-based OSATs and chip probing service providers are upbeat about backend demand for automotive chips over the next three to four years, as international IDMs such as Renesas...
Thursday 17 June 2021
Infineon, NXP strike long-term deals with Taiwan foundries
Automotive chip specialists Infineon and NXP have both struck long-term deals with Taiwan-based pure-play foundries, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 15 June 2021
Malaysia lockdown may affect capacity sufficiency at IDMs
The ongoing lockdown in Malaysia is posing new variables to capacity deployments at many international automotive IDMs, further fueling competitions between ICT and auto makers for...
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