semiconductors

Vitesco Technologies gets €2 billion order from Hyundai to deliver EMR4 axle drive

Further expanding its axle drive business, Hamburg, Germany based Vitesco Technologies has announced that the company has secured a €2 billion contract to supply its new generation axle drive EMR4 (Electronics Motor Reducer) to Hyundai Motor Group. In March, Vitesco Technologies had announced about the very order in its annual press conference but the name […]

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The Top 5: Biggest Automotive Semiconductor Manufacturers

One of the most unexpected impact of the Covid pandemic has been felt in the automotive sector, where an acute shortage of microchips has roiled production schedules worldwide. An unexpected consequence of the massive use of electronics in vehicles today, the overall surge in demand for all electronics after the first 12 months outpaced the […]

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The Advantages of SiC-based Designs And How To Implement Them

By Giovanbattista Mattiussi, Product Marketing and Dr. Diogo Varajao, Senior System Application Engineer, Infineon Technologies The global trends – such as digitalization and energy efficiency – that have emerged and accelerated in the past few years pose new challenges to the manufacturers as well as the semiconductor market. Developing power semiconductor devices that contribute to […]

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Mitsubishi to Buy Sharp Factory to Expand EV Power Device Biz

With an aim to tap the rising market demand for power devices used in the electric vehicles (EV) sector, Japanese electronics giant Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has entered into an agreement with Sharp Corporation to acquire land and buildings from Sharp Fukuyama Semiconductor Co Ltd. Sharp Fukuyama Semiconductor is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sharp Corporation which […]

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MIPAQ Pro, the Intelligent Device for Smart Grids

Installing the MIPAQ Pro at the heart of an inverter makes changing topology very easy. At the end of their production line, customers can choose between chopper- and half-bridge modes via Modbus. Infineon Technologies said it has ‘optimised its high power intelligent power module (IPM) MIPAQ Pro’ for energy storage and smart grid. The company […]

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