Tuesday 22 March 2022
TSMC to see orders for auto chips ramp up
TSMC is expected to see orders for automotive electronics chips rise at a faster-than-expected pace, according to industry sources.
Thursday 10 March 2022
MCU, MOSFET makers gearing up for consumer GaN charger boom
With Apple reportedly designing its new 30W GaN charger with a new form factor, Taiwan-based MCU and power MOSFET suppliers are gearing up for a consumer GaN charger demand boom,...
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.
Thursday 10 February 2022
Third-gen SiC semiconductors to gain ground as EVs move toward 800V
From 2010 to 2020, Tesla set the standard for success in the electric vehicle market, but now US-based luxury battery electric vehicle (BEV) maker Lucid Motors and electric pickup...
Monday 17 January 2022
Taiwan MCU makers to ramp up shipments for non-consumer segments in 2Q22
Taiwan-based MCU vendors, including Nuvoton Technology, Megawin Technology, Holtek Semiconductor, and Nyquest Technology, are poised to see their shipments for industrial applications...
Thursday 16 December 2021
Taiwan chipmakers gearing up for WBG semiconductors
Taiwan-based chipmakers, led by foundry TSMC and silicon wafer supplier GlobalWafers, are gearing up to tap into the market for gallium nitride (GaN), silicon carbide (SiC) and other...
Friday 5 November 2021
Taiwan chipmakers gearing up for automotive IC boom
Taiwan-based foundries and IC design houses are looking to expand their presence in the automotive electronics sector, where chip demand is set to grow robustly, according to industry...
Monday 1 November 2021
STMicro 3Q21 revenue reflects strong global chip demand
STMicroelectronics (ST) recently released its third-quarter financial results. Revenue in 3Q reached US$3.19 billion with a net income of US$474 million. Despite being slightly lower...
Thursday 21 October 2021
IC design houses see clients increasingly reluctant to accept price hikes
Taiwan-based IC design houses, particularly those engaged in consumer ICs, have come under increasing pressure to maintain their quotes for 2022 as customers are more reluctant to...
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...
Thursday 14 October 2021
Power and compound fab capacity to top 10 million wafers monthly in 2023, says SEMI
Fueled by pent-up demand for automotive electronics caused by semiconductor supply chain disruptions, worldwide installed capacity for power and compound semiconductor fabs is projected...
Thursday 7 October 2021
Tongfu to raise CNY5.5 billion for capacity expansions
China-based OSAT Tongfu Microelectronics plans to raise up to CNY5.5 billion (US$854 million) to fund its upcoming capacity expansions for a variety of segments, according to industry...
Friday 1 October 2021
STMicro, Xilinx to raise chip prices in 4Q21
STMicroelectronics and Xilinx have both notified their clients about price increases for their chip solutions starting the fourth quarter of 2021, which is expected to fuel a new...
Friday 24 September 2021
IDMs step up deployments in GaN, SiC devices
IDMs including TI, Infineon, STMicroelectronics and Microchip have all stepped up their deployments in the market for power devices using GaN, SiC and other third-generation semiconductor...
Friday 17 September 2021
China stepping up deployments in homegrown car-use SiC modules
China auto and semiconductor makers are stepping up the development and production of their homegrown SiC chips and modules for EV applications, according to industry sources.
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