ROHM team up with BASiC Semiconductor in new partnership
ROHM Semiconductor and Shenzhen BASiC Semiconductor have entered into a strategic partnership agreement on SiC power devices for automotive applications.
Under this agreement, the companies will leverage their respective strengths to improve the performance of SiC power devices targeting the development of SiC solutions for new energy vehicles.
"Amid the undergoing technological revolution of new energy vehicles, the emergence of SiC power devices stands out as the key to improving electric drive efficiency. BASiC Semiconductor's early involvement in the automotive SiC power module business has led to breakthroughs in both product and market development,” says Weiwei He, General Manager of Shenzhen BASiC Semiconductor, in a press release.
The first step involves supplying onboard power modules that leverage the combined technologies to several major automakers for use in electric vehicle powertrains.
“We are extremely pleased to enter into a strategic partnership with BASiC Semiconductor to provide competitive SiC solutions for the new energy vehicle market. ROHM has long been working towards achieving a decarbonized society through advanced electronics technologies. As the role of semiconductors in the automotive market continues to grow, ROHM will strive to manufacture high quality products that can lead to the creation of a safe, secure, environmentally friendly society,” adds Isao Matsumoto, President and CEO of ROHM.