GCL Group lands CNY12 billion revolving credit facility
China-based GCL Group has obtained a revolving credit facility worth CNY12 billion (US$1.75 billion) from a local bank.
MOEA signs LoI with 23 foreign firms
Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has signed letters of intent (LoI) with 23 foreign enterprises for planned investments in Taiwan.
Chi Mei issues NT$5 billion green bonds
Chi Mei Corporation (CMC), a supplier of plastic and rubber materials, has issued NT$5 billion worth of green bonds to finance its green investment projects, according to the company.
Sinbon revenues hit record in September
Cable assembly and connector maker Sinbon Electronics has reported September revenues of NT$1.51 billion (US$49.1 million), growing 2.54% on month and 20.57% on year and hitting an all-time high for the seventh consecutive month.
Taiwan-based steel maker China Steel (CSC) has formed Wind-Team, an alliance of local suppliers for offshore wind farm projects, according to company executive vice president Wang Shyi-chin.
Denmark-based Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Taiwan-based steel structure maker Century Iron & Steel Industrial (CISI) have signed a NT$16.5 billion (US$54.0 million) contract for the latter to supply underwater infrastructure for use in two CIP offshore wind farms west of central...
Acer, Yulon Motor unveil co-developed self-driving car
Acer and Yulon Motor have unveiled an autonomous driving vehicle, Luxgen S3 EV+, they have jointly developed.
Delta Electronics, a provider of power and thermal management solutions, has announced it has joined the International Electric Vehicles Initiative EV100, becoming not only its first member from Taiwan, but also its first electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions provider member.
Taiwan may see development of offshore wind farms completed ahead of schedule due to high feed-in tariff
Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has selected seven enterprises to develop 11 offshore wind farms with total installation capacity to reach 3.836GW in the first phase at a feed-in tariff rate of NT$5.8141 (US$0.189)/kWh. Since the rate is much higher than the average feed-in tariff rate...
Taiwan government speeds up energy transformation
The Taiwan government aims to attain nuclear-free energy structure in 2025 and is accordingly boosting transformation of energy structure through integrating generation of renewable energy with energy storage, energy saving and smart grids, according to director general Lin Chuan-neng for Bureau of...
ITRI establishes office for power management
The Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has announced to establish an office for developing technologies and solutions for power grid management and modernization.
Thunder Power EV receives China investment
Thunder Power EV, a China-based electric vehicle (EV) maker, has received CNY240 million (US$35.01 million) in investment from a Chinese government fund, according to Shen Wei, CEO of its parent company, Thunder Power Holdings.
Darfon Electronics expects its green energy business mainly consisting of own-brand BESV smart electric bicycles, bicycle-use batteries, PV micro-inverters and energy storage devices to reach break-even point in fourth-quarter 2018 and become profitable beginning 2019, according to company chairman...
EVs can function as energy storage systems
Electric vehicles (EVs) can play an important role as energy storage systems of virtual power plants via V2G (vehicle to grid) technology.
Electric scooter maker Gogoro has announced it has been in talks with Japan's Yamaha Motor about cooperation in the Taiwan market.
RAC to supply electric buses to southern Taiwan firm
RAC Electric Vehicles has disclosed it has signed a contract with South Taiwan Bus, a public bus service operator Kaohsiung, to supply 14 low-floor electric buses totaling NT$138.9 million (US$4.5 million).
Delta Electronics to develop extreme fast EV charger with subsidy from US Department of Energy
Delta Electronics has announced it will start a 3-year project to develop Extreme Fast Charger (XFC), a device with power output of 400kW for charging electric vehicles (EV) with electricity from general power grids, at a budget of US$7 million, of which 50% will come from a subsidy by the US Department...
China EV battery makers facing financial difficulties
A growing number of electric vehicle (EV) battery makers in China are facing mounting financial pressure as the China government has implemented a set of new energy measures that reduce significantly its subsidies to the new energy industry, according to industry sources.
Smart mobility featuring electrical vehicles (EV) as mainstream and driverless cars as popular road transportation tools may materialize during 2022-2025, 5-8 years ahead of the Smart Mobility 2030 goal set by Singapore, according to research organizations.
China is rising as the world's largest exporter of EV (electric vehicles) batteries, expected to account for more than 70% of the global output by 2020, according to Digitimes Research.
State-run oil company CPC Corp, Taiwan has announced a move to study the feasibility of building a new petrochemical complex in India at a planned total cost of US$6.6 billion, as part of its efforts to support the Taiwan government's New Southbound Policy aimed at strengthening economic and trade...
TIPC, local government to co-develop maintaining harbor for Taiwan offshore wind farms
Government-run Taiwan International Ports Corp (TIPC) has disclosed it has signed a deal with Changhua County in central Taiwan to co-develop a maintaining harbor in a coastal area for developing offshore wind farms.
Energy storage cost expected to reach level of PV power generation in 2020, says CNESA
Energy storage cost is on the decline by at least 20% a year and is expected to keep dropping to a level low enough to commercially match energy storage with PV power generation in 2020, according to China Energy Storage Alliance (CNESA).
ITRI to cooperate with Japan-based MDPC for response to disasters arising from toxic chemicals
Green Energy and Environment Research Laboratories (GEERL) under government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) on July 16 signed an MoU for cooperation with Japan-based Martime Disaster Prevention Center (MDPC) to develop technology and knowledge for response and rescue to disasters...
Belgium-based Sogepa to invest EUR150 million in Hong Kong-based Thunder Power Holdings
Belgium-based investment fund Sogepa will invest EUR150 million (US$176 million) in Hong Kong-based electric vehicle (EV) maker Thunder Power Holdings and help the latter establish a Belgium-based subsidiary, Thunder Power Belgium, mainly for setting up an EV R&D center and factory in Gosselies,...
Taiwan LCD monitors – 2Q 2018
Taiwan's monitor shipments grew 5% on year to reach 21.03 million units in the second quarter of 2018.
Taiwan handsets - 2Q 2018
Taiwan handset shipments increased 16.1% sequentially and 0.3% on year to arrive at 20.66 million units in the second quarter...
Taiwan LCD TVs – 2Q 2018
Taiwan makers shipped a total of 7.65 million LCD TVs in the second quarter of 2018, up 15.9% sequentially and 6.5% on year.
iPhone shipment analysis and forecast, 2H18
This Digitimes Reserch iPhone Shipment Analysis and Forecast Special Report provides an insight into Apple's pricing strategy...
Global smartphone AP demand forecast till 1Q19
This DIGITIMES Special Report provides insights into various aspects of the smartphone AP market, including suppliers' shipments,...
Global AP market, 2017-2021
Digitimes Research estimates total shipments of smartphone application processors (AP) worldwide will grow 1.5% on year to 1.67...