Tag: Semiconductors

Jun 1, 2022 - 03:45 pm

Vitesco signs SiC semiconductor deal with Infineon

Vitesco has signed a cooperation agreement with Infineon for the supply of silicon carbide power semiconductors – according to the company against the background of the strong growth in electromobility. In addition, Vitesco and Infineon plan to collaborate on development.



Dec 2, 2021 - 02:45 pm

Bosch launches semiconductor production in Germany

After several years of development, Bosch in Reutlingen has now started large-scale production of power semiconductors made of silicon carbide (SiC). In parallel, however, the further development of the semiconductors and the expansion of production capacities are already underway.

Nov 9, 2021 - 03:54 pm

Bosch wants to build European supply chain for semiconductors

A new project called ‘Transform’ is dedicated to building a resilient European supply chain for silicon carbide semiconductor technology. Under the leadership of Bosch, 34 companies, universities and research institutions from seven European countries are working together on this project.

Oct 5, 2021 - 01:06 pm

Cree rebrands to ‘Wolfspeed’ & announces cooperation with GM

Cree, a manufacturer of silicon carbide semiconductors, has renamed itself Wolfspeed. Under the new name, the company has also entered into a cooperation agreement with General Motors. The agreement provides for the development and supply of silicon carbide semiconductors for GM’s future electric cars.



Feb 26, 2021 - 12:26 pm

Model 3 production continues after brief chip shortage

Tesla apparently wanted to shut down production for the Model 3 in Fremont for a fortnight due to an industry-wide chip shortage. But the production shutdown only lasted a few days. But there is also new information about the Model Y from Grünheide.

Feb 25, 2021 - 12:58 pm

USA launches battery supply chain investigation

US President Joe Biden has signed an Executive Order to review US supply chains, with a particular focus on key sectors of the US auto industry. The 100-day review will cover semiconductors, rare earth metals and batteries for electric vehicles.

Nov 19, 2019 - 05:40 pm

Cree cooperates with ABB on silicon carbide

Cree has expanded its network of silicon carbide partnerships with ABB. The agreement between the two companies provides for Cree’s SiC semiconductors to be integrated into ABB’s product portfolio for various areas, including electric mobility.

Oct 8, 2019 - 04:16 pm

Better range with silicon carbide chip from Bosch

Bosch plans to produce new silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductors at its Reutlingen plant. The company says that, in comparison to regular silicon chips, SiC chips increase electrical conductivity and can push up an electric vehicle’s range by six per cent.

Jan 21, 2018 - 02:45 pm

Qualcomm’s acquisition of NXP a done deal soon

Qualcomm got the green light from the EU Commission for the take over of NXP Semiconductors subject to a series of commitments. The Korea Fair Trade Commission also agreed so that Qualcomm now got permission from 8 of 9 antitrust regulators.

Jan 28, 2015 - 09:31 am

Semiconductors, PSA Hybrid Air, Lotus F1, H2 Technologies.

Semiconductor boom: According to IHS analysts, the market for semiconductors grew ten percent in 2014, reaching 29 billion dollars. Hybrid-electric and connected vehicles were among the main drivers for the growth. Infineon has now taken the lead spot in the semiconductor market from Renesas.
greencarcongress.com, chargedevs.com, ihs.com

HYbrid-Air-PSAHybrid Air project on hold: PSA denies a report in the French press, saying it will cancel its Hybrid Air project. However, the technology, which was developed together with Bosch, has been put on ice until another partner has been found to help with the production phase.
hybridcars.com, europe.autonews.com

Lotus F1 shows new hybrid racer: The E23 Hybrid is the first car for the Formula One team to pack a Mercedes Power Unit instead of one from Renault. The new Lotus race car also features a completely new suspension setup and a more conventional nose to replace the twin-tusk setup of the E22.
greencarcongress.com, autoblog.com

Swimming e-rickshaw: India-based company H2 Technologies has developed the Salamander amphibious tricycle, an all-electric rickshaw that can also be driven on water. It is powered by a 5 kW electric motor and seats up to six on land and four on water. The price is set at 6,345 dollars.

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