ROHM team up with BASiC Semiconductor in new partnership
December 06, 2022ROHM Semiconductor and Shenzhen BASiC Semiconductor have entered into a strategic partnership agreement on SiC power devices for automotive applications.
STMicro and Soitec cooperate on SiC substrate manufacturing technology
December 01, 2022STMicroelectronics and Soitec announce the next stage of their cooperation on Silicon Carbide (SiC) substrates, with the qualification of Soitec’s SiC substrate technology by ST planned over the next 18 months.
Hunan Sanan secures order worth $524 million
November 22, 2022Hunan Sanan, a Sanan Optoelectronics subsidiary, has signed a procurement letter of intent (LOI) agreement with an automotive partner. Under the agreement, Hunan Sanan will supply USD 524 million worth of SiC chips to the automaker's new electric vehicle product line in the next few years.
BorgWarner invests $500 million in Wolfspeed
November 17, 2022Wolfspeed and BorgWarner are entering into a strategic partnership under which BorgWarner will invest USD 500 million in Wolfspeed's financing transaction in exchange for a SiC device capacity corridor.
Infineon and Stellantis sign MoU on multi-year delivery of SiC chips
November 15, 2022nfineon Technologies AG and the global automaker Stellantis have signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding as a first step towards a potential multi-year supply cooperation for silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductors.
Aehr receives over $4 million in orders
November 14, 2022Aehr Test Systems has received USD 4.4 million in orders from its lead silicon carbide test and burn-in customer for multiple WaferPak full wafer Contactors to meet their increased production capacity needs for SiC power semiconductors for the EV market.
Vishay acquires MaxPower for $50 million
November 10, 2022Vishay Intertechnology has acquired California-based fabless power semiconductor provide, MaxPower Semiconductor.
Navitas and VREMT opens joint R&D lab
November 04, 2022Navitas Semiconductor, a pure-play, next-gen power semiconductor company, and VREMT, a supplier of electric powertrain, are opening a joint R&D power semiconductor laboratory to accelerate EV power-system development.
Jaguar Land Rover partners with Wolfspeed for SiC supply
October 31, 2022Jaguar Land Rover and Wolfspeed have entered into a strategic partnership to supply SiC semiconductors for next-gen EVs, delivering increased powertrain efficiency and extended driving range.
VinFast and Infineon to open joint application competence center
October 14, 2022Vietnamese electric car maker VinFast, together with Infineon Technologies, will set up a joint application competence center focusing on electromobility to accelerate the Vietnamese company's development of smart mobility solutions.
TrendForce lists five tech industry trends for 2023
October 11, 2022TrendForce is detailing 10 major trends that are expected to take place across various segments in the tech industry.
IQE team up with SK siltron
October 11, 2022The supplier of compound semiconductor wafer products and advanced material solutions has entered into a strategic collaboration agreement with SK siltron for the development and commercialisation of compound semiconductor products.
LPE is now a part of ASM
October 06, 2022ASM International says that it has completed the acquisition of LPE S.p.A., after having received regulatory approvals.
EU to support Italian semiconductors with €292 million
October 06, 2022The European Commission has approved EUR 292.5 million in state aid to support STMicro's plans of setting up a new Italian Silicon Carbide (SiC) wafer fab.
STMicro to build SiC substrate facility in Italy
October 05, 2022STMicro says it plans to build a "first-of-a-kind" SiC epitaxial substrate manufacturing facility in Europe as the company is looking to support automotive and industrial customers in their shift to electrification.
Swedish semiconductor manufacturer plans to increase production following investment round
October 04, 2022SweGaN, a Swedish manufacturer of custom-made Gallium Nitride on Silicon Carbide (GaN-on-SiC) epitaxial wafers, has completed a Series A financing round totaling SEK 125 million (EUR 12 million).
onsemi invests $450 million to expand European SiC fab
September 22, 2022onsemi says that the newly inaugurated expanded silicon carbide (SiC) fab in Roznov, Czech Republic will increase its the company's SiC wafer production capacity by 16 times over the next two years.
ABB to acquire PowerTech Converter
September 19, 2022ABB says it will acquire the PowerTech Converter (PTC) business, a supplier of auxiliary power converter solutions for light rail vehicles and metros. The acquisition is described as an important part of ABB Motion’s external growth strategy.
Wolfspeed picks North Carolina for new SiC material facilityLoad more news
September 12, 2022Wolfspeed says that its new silicon carbide materials manufacturing facility will be located in Chatham County, strategically located near its existing Durham Materials factory. With the expansion the company is looking to increase its materials capacity by more than ten times.