Monday 13 November 2023
DigiKey announces global partnership with super low power IC provider Ambiq
DigiKey, a leading global commerce distributor offering the largest selection of technical components and automation products in stock for immediate shipment, today announced that...
Monday 30 October 2023
EV tear-up findings of China auto chip localization: Q&A with UBS tech analyst Jimmy Yu
A recent UBS Evidence Lab's tear-up activity on a BYD Seal electrical vehicle showed that a high level of import substitution in automotive chips is taking place at China EV brands,...
Monday 6 February 2023
MediaTek expects 6-14% revenue drop in 1Q23
MediaTek expects to post a further revenue decrease of 6-14% in the first quarter of 2023 after experiencing a nearly 24% sequential revenue decline in the fourth quarter of 2022.
Wednesday 4 January 2023
AccoPower attracts more investment from Geely
China-based automotive power IC specialist AccoPower Semiconductor has completed another fundraising, attracting more investment from Geely.
Tuesday 27 December 2022
Eris Tech to transform into III-V power IC backend house
Power diode specialist Eris Technology is looking to expand its Si and SiC MOSFET backend business at its new production capacity that will come online in 2024 to meet demand for...
Monday 5 December 2022
Taiwan power components makers to strengthen support for Tesla in 2023
Taiwan power component makers are expected to see increasing shipments for EV, industrial control and green energy applications in 2023, and particularly will play a more important...
Monday 14 November 2022
Silergy expects decreased shipments to continue until mid-2023
Power management IC design house Silergy expects current decreased shipments to remain until mid-2023 because main clients will keep cleaning their inventories until the first half...
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.
Tuesday 1 November 2022
Chinese foundries nearly halve 6-inch wafer fabrication quotes
China-based foundries specializing in power ICs and components have nearly halved their 6-inch wafer fabrication prices amid sluggish diodes and other power devices demand, according...
Friday 17 June 2022
Silan steps up investment in automotive power IC market
China-based discrete component IDM Silan Microelectronics has made a further investment in its business in the automotive power semiconductor sector.
Friday 6 August 2021
Foxconn gears up for automotive power IC boom
Foxconn (Hon Hai) Technology Group, through its NT$2.52 billion (US$90.67 million) acquisition of Macronix International's 6-inch wafer fab and equipment, will be able to meet a market...
Thursday 1 July 2021
Six-inch fabs become acquisition target
Six-inch wafer fabs have become acquisition targets of automotive power semiconductor companies, as well as Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Tesla, both of which...
Thursday 11 March 2021
Power IC supplier uPI gains foundry support
Taiwan-based uPI Semiconductor, an Asustek Computer affliate specializing in high-performance power chips and discrete solutions, has obtained sufficient 8-inch fab capacity support...
Tuesday 15 December 2020
Taiwan backend houses see more demand for consumer power chips
Taiwan-based power IC backend specialists including Greatek Electronics, GEM Services and Lingsen Precision Industries have seen a ramp-up in packaging demand for consumer devices...
Wednesday 18 November 2020
Taiwan power devices vendors upbeat about car applications in 2021
Taiwan's discrete power component supply chain players are optimistic that demand for automotive applications will pick up steadily in 2021 after staying stagnant for quarters, with...
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