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Japan Carmakers Toyota, Nissan Post Surprise Bumper Profits

Both carmakers gained from a plunge in the yen in October last year, even as a shortage of chips and…

4 months ago

China Chipmaker Hua Hong to Build $6.7bn Wafer Fab – Yicai

The second-largest chipmaker in China after SMIC, Hua Hong will produce 300mm (12-inch) semiconductor wafers at the factory

4 months ago

Foxconn to Use Nvidia Chips for Driverless Cars, EVs

Nvidia said its technology, which includes chips to process information from sensors in real time, will help Foxconn overcome challenges…

5 months ago

Samsung to Expand Chip Production Even as Rivals Cut Back

Samsung's persistence with investment plans could help it take market share in memory chips and support its share price when…

5 months ago

Huawei Banks on Tech Patents As New Revenue Source – Nikkei

The struggling tech firm has reached licensing deals with top carmakers, including European giants like Audi, Porsche, Renault and Lamborghini

5 months ago

Japan Chipmaker Denso Reports 41% Profit Decline for Quarter

Denso's operating earnings of 63.6 billion yen ($473 million) for the three months to June 30 fell short of an…

10 months ago

Semiconductor Sector Outgrows Boom and Bust Cycles: Pimco

Historically, chip demand – such as for computers in the 1980s, cellphones in the 2000s and smartphones in the 2010s…

10 months ago

Japan’s Renesas to Boost Domestic Semiconductor Output

Chief executive Hidetoshi Shibata said a shortage of supplies of raw materials in Europe and North America was a greater…

10 months ago

US Senate to Vote on Semiconductor Bill on Tuesday

Trimmed version of Congress bill is expected to include $52 billion in subsidies for the industry and tax credits for…

11 months ago

Japan’s Nidec to Streamline Chip Purchases Amid Supply Woes

The decision to centralize procurement is a sign that chip shortages may persist and are forcing companies to implement more…

12 months ago

Nissan Predicts Sales Will Climb, Profits Stay Flat as Costs Rise

Nissan projects sales will climb some 18.7% in this fiscal year, but operating profit will remain flat as higher costs…

1 year ago

US EV Maker Lucid Taking Steps to Mitigate China Chip Risk

Lucid Group CEO says the company is diversifying its chip suppliers to reduce the risk of supply disruptions as covid…

1 year ago