Thursday 28 September 2023
Will strike at Detroit Big Three reshuffle automotive orders?
The strike initiated by the United Auto Workers (UAW) at General Motors, Ford and Stellantis plants has lasted for two weeks. Automotive suppliers said that the Big Three's orders,...
Thursday 28 September 2023
ASML to establish a base in Japan in support of Rapidus
The Dutch company ASML, which manufactures EUV lithography equipment and other types of photolithography equipment, has decided to establish a support base for semiconductor production...
Thursday 28 September 2023
Xiaomi envisions diverse strategies for East Asia markets
Xiaomi Corporation has recently established a dedicated East Asia division to oversee and strengthen business operations in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea, with...
Wednesday 27 September 2023
Generative AI drives data centers' demand for SiC
EVs are increasing the demand for silicon carbide (SiC). In addition, generative AI also drives data centers' needs for new-generation power semiconductors.
Wednesday 27 September 2023
Taiwanese PCB makers ranked first in global market share in 2022, according to N.T. Information
N.T. Information, a renowned research institute in the printed circuit board (PCB) industry, announced the top PCB manufacturers in 2022. Taiwanese PCB companies take first place...
Tuesday 26 September 2023
Nissan to go fully electric in Europe by 2030
Nissan has jumped on the bandwagon to go fully electric in Europe. The automaker announced on September 25 that it plans to sell only EVs on the continent by 2030. From now on, all...
Monday 25 September 2023
Mitsubishi Chemical Group plans ArF photoresist factory in Kyushu, Japan
Mitsubishi Chemical Group is planning to build a factory for the production of Argon Fluoride (ArF) photoresist materials required for semiconductor manufacturing. The proposed location...
Friday 22 September 2023
Japan, Canada collaborate on building EV battery supply chain
The Japanese and Canadian governments signed an EV battery supply-chain agreement. Simultaneously, Panasonic's battery arm, Panasonic Energy, announced that it will work with Canada-based...
Friday 22 September 2023
Rapidus proposes "Hokkaido Silicon Valley" but faces water and energy infrastructure needs

Japanese semiconductor manufacturer Rapidus, which aims to mass-produce 2nm chips, has decided to set up a factory in Chitose City, Hokkaido...

Thursday 21 September 2023
Toyota aims bipolar LFP battery mass production in 2027
Toyota unveiled its production lines of full-solid-state and LFP batteries in September. According to Japan-based Sankei, Motor Fan and Toyota, the carmaker is developing...
Thursday 21 September 2023
TSMC's Kumamoto fab set to run entirely on renewable energy
TSMC's construction of a new wafer fab in Kumamoto Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan, has revitalized the once-declining "Kyushu Silicon Island" concept, but water and renewable energy infrastructure...
Wednesday 20 September 2023
Asia Supply Chain top 250 highlights new growth opportunities in EV and generative AI
With tensions between Washington and Beijing taking center stage, concerns emerged regarding the status of supply chains and the competitive landscape among various Asian countries...
Wednesday 20 September 2023
China certifies new EV charging standard Chaoji co-developed with Japan
Chaoji, a new EV charging standard developed by industry groups in China and Japan, has been certified by the Chinese government as a national standard.
Wednesday 20 September 2023
Global 200mm fabs to reach record high capacity by 2026, says SEMI
Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are projected to increase 200mm fab capacity by 14% from 2023 through 2026, adding 12 new 200mm fabs as the industry reaches a record high of...
Monday 18 September 2023
Fujitsu combines quantum-inspired technology and AI in business applications
In a recent interview with DIGITIMES Asia, Fujitsu Executive Director of Strategic Alliance Unit Taisuke Iwai finds digital annealing is the game changer in the field of quantum co...