Wide voltage range automotive circuit protector
September 17, 2021[i][b]Question:[/b] Are there overvoltage and undervoltage protection devices available, especially for automotive applications?[/i]
ROHM and Geely signs strategic partnership agreement
September 08, 2021The global semiconductor manufacturer ROHM has entered into a strategic partnership with Geely Automobile Group Co., Ltd. to develop advanced technologies in the automotive field.
BMW: More production for CATL, EVE Energy, Samsung SDI and Northvolt
September 06, 2021German automobile maker BMW AG has boosted is said to have increased battery cell orders to keep pace with accelerating demand for electric cars.
EUR 437 million for battery cell production in southern Germany
September 03, 2021German Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier handed over a grant notification for a large battery cell factory to be built at the Opel site in Kaiserslautern.
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Nidec in discussions regarding JV with Hon Hai and Foxtron
July 22, 2021Nidec Corporation has agreed to start discussions on establishing a joint venture with Hon Hai Technology Group and Foxtron Vehicle Technologies of Hon Hai Technology Group in Taiwan.
The global chip shortage - a timeline of unfortunate events
June 04, 2021COVID-19 has sent traumatic ripples through supply chains around the globe, but the semiconductor supply chain was fragile long before governments shut down and catastrophe struck. In a culmination of negative variables, the chip shortage has amassed over the years from a series of unfortunate events.
Nidec expands with new factories in Serbia
April 12, 2021The Japanese company announces that it has decided to open new factories in the city of Novi Sad in the Republic of Serbia.
Consortium wants to accelerate the electrification of Spain
February 12, 2021Battchain, a consortium formed to respond the increasing demand for batteries, aims to accelerate Europe’s green economic recovery by expanding Spain’s battery value chain across raw materials extracting through to battery recycling.
Automotive IC Revenue to Reach US$21 Billion in 2021
December 28, 2020As consumer market demand gradually recovers, global automobile shipment is expected to reach 83.5 million units in 2021, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Rapid automobile market recovery leads to semiconductor bottleneck
December 22, 2020Volkswagen Group says shortage of semiconductor products leads to production restrictions in China, North America and Europe. Group models based on the MQB platform are affected.
Murata officially opens its Minato MIRAI Innovation Centre
December 18, 2020Murata Manufacturing is opening its Minato MIRAI Innovation Centre, the largest research and development hub in the Kanto region.
The A to Z of A2B Applications
December 16, 2020Throughout its history, there are many examples of the automotive industry leveraging technology transfers from adjacent and complementary markets; industrial, consumer, and healthcare to name a few.
ICAPE Group strengthens it’s footing in Japan
October 02, 2020The French PCB supplier has been acting in Japan since 2007. Since then, the group has taken more and more steps to cover the market in the country which has now led to it opening a new business unit, with an experienced and technical director.
Silicon Mitus starts mass-producing automotive OLED PMIC
August 14, 2020Power management IC (PMIC) specialist Silicon Mitus, has completed the development of an automotive OLED PMIC and says it will start supplying the new products in the global automotive market.
Goodix closes acquisition of Dream Chip Technologies
August 04, 2020Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co. Ltd., an integrated solution provider, has completed its acquisition of Dream Chip Technologies GmbH (DCT), a fabless German semiconductor technology company.
Staying put during the COVID-19 pandemic
June 30, 2020TPCA (Taiwan Printed Circuit Association) announced the production and sales data for Q1 2020; the output value of Taiwan cross-strait PCB industry totalled NT$136.9 billion (approx. US$4.541 billion) in Q1/2020.
Tesla bucks Alameda County order, opens Fremont factory
May 12, 2020In defiance of an Alameda County restriction for “non-essential” businesses to remain closed under the State of California’s stay-at-home orders in place since mid-March, Tesla CEO Elon Musk initiated the re-opening of certain manufacturing operations at the company’s Fremont, California plant on Monday.
Hyundai Mobis expands its technical center in India
April 14, 2020As part of its global R&D networking in Korea, North America, Europe, China and India, Hyundai Mobis says it will expand its technical center in India, which develops and validates automotive software. Through this, the company aims to strengthen its R&D activities in India, particularly software development for autonomous vehicles.
Leoni expects a heavy hit from COVID-19Load more news
March 23, 2020Leoni AG says that the company expects considerable burdens on sales, earnings and liquidity stemming from the economic uncertainties associated with the spread of COVID-19. The level of this impact is not foreseeable at this stage.