Outbreak impact: Automotives and emerging biz
The coronavirus outbreak is hitting the global car industry and other emerging sectors.
Wednesday 15 July 2020
Three mega-trends for a post-Covid world, and how they affect users of memory technology
Around the world, the Covid-19 pandemic, and the strict lockdowns which governments have imposed to try to control the spread of infection, have brought short-term upheaval to every...
Tuesday 7 July 2020
Apex sees 2Q20 revenues rise over 20% on strong TV PCB demand
PCB maker Apex International has reported revenues surged 21.5% on year to NT$2.98 billion (US$101.4 million) in the second quarter of 2020, and revenues for the first half of the...
Tuesday 7 July 2020
Mitac sees datacenter business grow, but car electronics decline
Mitac International has seen orders for datacenter servers strengthened in the third quarter while orders for automotive products remain sluggish.
Tuesday 7 July 2020
The role of China in car industry
China accounts for a third of the global car market. And of the 2.2 million electric vehicles (EV) sold worldwide in 2019, 48.2% were sold in the China market. No wonder China carries...
Tuesday 7 July 2020
Many Chinese EV vendors forced out of market
Many China-based electric vehicle (EV) vendors have been forced out of the market or struggling for survival because of decreased government subsidization and shrinking demand due...
Thursday 18 June 2020
China new energy car output, sales in May drop
China-based makers produced 84,000 new energy vehicles and sold 82,000 units in May 2020, decreasing 25.8% and 23.5% respectively on year, according to China Association of Automobile...
Tuesday 16 June 2020
Taiwan panel, touch solution providers seeing rush orders for healthcare applications
Taiwan-based flat panel makers and related touch solution providers expect demand for healthcare applications, such as those for ventilators and blood oxygen machines, to stretch...
Tuesday 16 June 2020
China car sales stimulants may prop up auto-use PCB shipments
Taiwan-based makers of automotive PCBs, after suffering significant shrinkages in shipments since 2019, now have to pin hopes on China's car sales stimulus measures to prop up their...
Monday 1 June 2020
Auto component shipments likely to turn around in 2H20
Demand for automotive components is expected to regain growth momentum in the second half of 2020 as the global car supply chain will be reactivated along with countries gradually...
Monday 1 June 2020
Wi-Fi 6 ecosystem fast taking shape
As network connectivity is growingly necceary for users of notebooks and other electronics devices in their remote work and learning activities, a new ecosystem associated with the...
Friday 22 May 2020
China car market to slip 22% in 2020, says Yulon Nissan
New car sales in the China market are expected to slip 22% to 20 million units in 2020, Taiwan-based Yulon Nissan Motor, has estimated.
Friday 15 May 2020
CHT, HTC to jointly offer VR applications via 5G
Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and HTC have announced an alliance to jointly launch VR application services that will leverage the traits of high-speed, low latency and wide bandwidth of...
Friday 15 May 2020
Chin-Poon Industrial conservative about 2Q20 business
Automotive PCB maker Chin-Poon Industrial saw sales decline in first-quarter 2020 due to shrinking car sales in main markets in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, and is conservative...
Wednesday 13 May 2020
China new energy car output, sales in April down on year, says CAAM
China-based makers produced 80,000 new energy vehicles and sold 72,000 units in April 2020, decreasing 22.1% and 26.5% respectively on year, according to China Association of Automobile...
Friday 8 May 2020
CCL maker Ventec posts profit surge in 1Q20
Taiwan-based niche-type CCL maker Ventec International has reported its net profit surged 53.2% from a year earlier to NT$107 million (US$3.58 million) in the first quarter of 2020...