Tuesday 17 October 2023
Renesas deepens edge AI deployment with strategic investment in EdgeCortix
Renesas Electronics is strengthening its collaboration with the Japanese IC design startup EdgeCortix through a strategic investment to develop edge artificial intelligence (AI) solutions,...
Wednesday 9 August 2023
Renesas to acquire Sequans through tender offer
Renesas Electronics and Sequans Communications, a provider of 5G/4G cellular IoT chips and modules, have signed a memorandum of understanding whereby Renesas will acquire Sequans...
Tuesday 6 June 2023
Nidec, Renesas team up for e-axle semiconductors
Nidec and Renesas Electronics have agreed to collaborate on the development of semiconductor solutions for a next-generation e-axle (X-in-1 system) that combines an electric vehicle...
Thursday 1 June 2023
Renesas head of automotive solutions visits Taiwan for 2nd time
Takeshi Kataoka, SVP and GM of Renesas Electronics' automotive solutions is in Taiwan for the second time this year and will deliver a remark at a Computex 2023 forum on Friday (June...
Thursday 27 April 2023
China MCU industry may face major reshuffle
Chinese microcontroller unit (MCU) suppliers are currently offering prices that are more than 30% lower than larger foreign competitors due to sluggish market demand. Second- and...
Friday 10 February 2023
GF acquires Renesas' non-volatile resistive RAM technology
GlobalFoundries (GF) has announced the acquisition of Renesas Electronics' proprietary and production-proven conductive bridging random access memory (CBRAM) technology, a low-power...
Tuesday 7 February 2023
IDMs keen to launch SiC power chips and modules for EVs
As SIC power chips are increasingly applied to EV inverters, many IDMs are not only expanding production capacity but also keenly launching products and solutions to meet robust market...
Friday 13 January 2023
Automotive-grade MPU market expected to reach US$8 billion in 2025, says Avnet
Cars require more microcontrollers (MCUs) and microprocessors (MPUs) as they become smarter and more connected, according to Avnet Taiwan, adding that the trend will continue driving...
Thursday 12 January 2023
NXP develops solutions for future car design
NXP Semiconductors and Renesas Electronics have been developing semiconductor solutions for use in the design of future cars.
Tuesday 20 December 2022
Renesas resumes Beijing chip plant production on Dec. 20
Japan-based Renesas Electronics has resumed production at its chip plant in Beijing after a suspension caused...
Monday 19 December 2022
Growing COVID cases forces Renesas to suspend Beijing plant
Japan-based Renesas Electronics has halted production at its chip plant in Beijing due to the growing COVID case number at the site. According to media reports, the company has suspended...
Thursday 29 September 2022
Renesas to scale up chip supply for VinFast EVs
VinFast has expanded its tie-up with Renesas Electronics under which Renesas will provide a broader range of products including SoCs, microcontrollers, analog and power semiconductors,...
Thursday 19 May 2022
Renesas to reopen Kofu factory as 300mm wafer fab dedicated for power semiconductors
Renesas Electronics has announced plans to reopen its Kofu factory located in Kai City, Yamanashi Prefecture as a 300mm wafer fab capable of manufacturing power semiconductors. The...
Monday 18 October 2021
IDMs, chipmakers on track to raise automotive MCU output
International IDMs and chipmakers are set to ramp up their output for automotive MCUs in the next few years to meet ever-growing demand for such chips, according to industry source...
Thursday 30 September 2021
Taiwan OSATs grab huge orders from Renesas
OSATs including Ardentec, ASE Technology, King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Powertech Technology (PTI) have landed significant backend orders for automotive MCUs from Japan's Renesas...