Bosch wants a bigger slice of the cake; readies itself for rising chip demand
December 07, 2022Growth in the global market for semiconductors shows no signs of stopping – and Bosch is growing right along with it.
KOSTAL expands power electronics production with new plant
December 07, 2022KOSTAL is expanding its power electronics production into North America to meet the growing electric vehicle market with the construction of a new 262,000 square foot (21,000 square meter) plant in Querétaro, Mexico.
ams OSRAM closes the sale of Traxon Technologies
December 06, 2022ams OSRAM has closed the sale of the Traxon Technologies architectural lighting business to Prosperity Group.
ICAPE acquires Swedish PCB manufacturer MMAB Group
December 06, 2022French PCB supplier ICAPE Group is acquiring 100% of the shares in MMAB Group, one of only two Swedish PCB manufacturers left in the country.
Canadian tech company partners with NEXTY Electronics
December 06, 2022ZeroKey, a technology company that develops large-scale 3D real-time location systems (RTLS), has partnered with NEXTY Electronics Corporation, Toyota Tsusho Group's electronics trading company.
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.
BorgWarner acquires Drivetek AG
December 06, 2022BorgWarner Inc. has acquired Drivetek AG. Headquartered in Switzerland, Drivetek offers engineering and product development services for inverters, electric drive solutions, and power electronics.
Evertiq Expo Tampere - positive vibes from the Finnish electronics industry
December 05, 2022On November 30, 2022 Evertiq made its way from Sweden over to our neighbour across the Baltic sea, this time for our second ever Evertiq Expo in Tampere, Finland.
Aptiv completes the acquisition of Intercable Automotive Solutions
December 05, 2022Aptiv has completed its acquisition of an 85% equity stake in Intercable Automotive Solutions from Intercable S.r.l.
Prime Batteries and EIT InnoEnergy to scale up battery production in Europe
December 02, 2022Prime Batteries Technology has signed an investment agreement with EIT InnoEnergy with the aim to scale up its annual production output to 8 GWh.
Transphorm opens GaN application lab in China
December 02, 2022Transphorm, a supplier of gallium nitride (GaN) power conversion products, announced it has opened a new office in Shenzhen, China.
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.
Stellantis JV's bankruptcy just the first of many on China's domestic market?
November 30, 2022The bankruptcy of Stellantis' Jeep joint venture could spell trouble for other global brands trying to make it on China's home turf.
Penetration rate of smartphones with OLED display is rising
November 30, 2022According to TrendForce’s latest research, the penetration rate of smartphones that feature an OLED panel (regardless of whether the OLED panel is the rigid, flexible, or foldable type) is projected to climb from around 47.7% in 2022 to 50.8% in 2023. Then, by 2026, the penetration will climb above 60%.
LG Chem to invest $3 billion in US cathode plant
November 28, 2022LG Chem has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the state of Tennessee to establish a new cathode manufacturing facility in Clarksville with an investment of more than USD 3 billion.
Global NEV sales reached 2.87 million units for 3Q22
November 25, 2022TrendForce’s latest research finds that global sales of new energy vehicles (NEVs), which encompass battery-electric vehicles (BEVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), and fuel-cell vehicles (FCVs), rose by 70% YoY to 2.87 million units for 3Q22.
Europe’s battery boom – charging a market
November 24, 2022"The future is electric", a statement that’s been getting more and more meat on its bones over the last couple of years. An increasing number of automotive companies are transitioning to electronic electric drive.
LITEON accelerates – inaugurates phase II Vietnam plantLoad more news
November 24, 2022LITEON Technology says that the second phase of its manufacturing facility in Haiphong, Vietnam, has officially been inaugurated.