Foxconn expects a more stable supply chain in the second half of the year

Foxconn says its supply chain is likely to be heading “in a better direction” in the second half of the year. Foxconn chairman Liu Young-way revealed during the company's annual shareholder meeting that he is “quite confident in the ...

Samsung and Intel Bosses Hold Semiconductor Talks — Is There a Partnership Brewing?

As competition heats up among industry leaders, including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., amid global supply chain woes, Samsung Electronics vice chairman Lee Jae-yong met with Intel CEO Patrick Gelsinger on Tuesday to discuss how the two companies can collaborate in ...

Qualcomm CEO proposes chipmaker consortium acquire Arm to maintain neutrality

The chief executive of US chipmaker Qualcomm has expressed interest in purchasing a stake in Arm in its upcoming IPO, with ambitious plans down the line for a chipmaker consortium to jointly acquire the UK-based firm. Arm is currently ...

How A Cheap Component Could Help Kill Off Combustion Cars

Supplies of the auto part were choked by the war in Ukraine The humble wire harness, a cheap component that bundles cables together, has become an unlikely scourge of the auto industry. Some predict it could hasten the downfall ...

Hackaday Links: May 29, 2022

It looks like the ongoing semiconductor shortage isn’t getting any better, and if the recent spate of computer thefts from semi trucks is any indication, it’s only going to get worse. Thieves seem to be targeting the Freightliner Cascadia, ...

Vehicle Sales 2022: April Slumps Amid Chip Shortage

As usual, numbers gathered and published by the Malaysian Automotive Association are the best guesses with April's numbers slumping due to the chip shortage. Like clockwork, their neatly tabulated digits were released for the month that elapsed, showing that the encouraging ...

Skoda Slavia, Kushaq to get smaller 8-inch touchscreen from June , supply chain constraints blamed

From June 1, 2022, Skoda will be equipping the Skoda Slavia sedan and Kushaq SUV with a smaller 8-inch touchscreen in the top Ambition and Style variants. This will replace the 10.1-inch screen that is currently available with these cars ...

TSMC reportedly planning to build a chip plant in Singapore

TSMC is reportedly planning to build a chip plant in Singapore. People familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal that TSMC is considering to build a chip plant in Singapore to tackle the global chip shortage. The ...

Smartphone sales are expected to drop by 200 million globally this year

Chinese chip manufacturing giant SMIC recently posted its earnings for the first quarter of 2022 which saw a whopping year-on-year increase of 62.6 percent. However, despite the company’s immense growth, SMIC is actually projecting a terrible year for smartphone ...

Samsung reportedly increasing component prices by up to 20%

Samsung is planning to increase chipmaking prices by up to 20% this year. Sources familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that Samsung is discussing with its customers about raising chipmaking prices as much as 20% this year. Chips built ...

Oxford semiconductor firm Salience Labs raises £9.4m amid chip shortage

Oxford-based semiconductor company Salience Labs has raised $11.5m (£9.4m) in a seed round to develop a new high-speed multi-chip processor to accelerate advances in AI. The funding round was led by Cambridge Innovation Capital and Oxford University’s venture capital ...

Wistron NeWeb expects chip shortage to persist through 1Q23

Networking device assembler Wistron NeWeb expects the shortage of MCUs, MOSFETs, power management ICs (PWM IC) and other chips demanding mature process manufacturing to persist and continue disrupting its output through the first quarter of 2023. MCUs and other ...

The PS5 Shortages Could Be Over Shortly — Or Is It Just Wishful Thinking?

Since its release in late 2020, getting your hands on a PS5 has been nearly impossible. But Sony has good news for you. (Photo : CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images) Many fans probably know that buying a PS5 is extremely ...

Industrial IC prices rise on tight supply

Industrial-control IC prices have risen amid tight supply, according to sources at IC distributors. A slowdown in demand for handsets, notebooks and other consumer electronics devices has led to a related IC inventory pile-up, but industrial-control ICs remain in ...

MAA Keeps Asking For SST Exemption Until End Of 2022

The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) is unrelenting in its requests to the Finance Ministry to extend the SST exemption period. Will their wishes be granted? As it stands, June 30th, 2022 is the last day that the Malaysian government will ...

Chip Shortage Creates Problem for BMW: Cars Will Be Without Android Auto or CarPlay

The global chip shortage is still causing issues for automakers, with some vehicles being shipped without all of their advertised features. Among these brands is BMW which is releasing some of its new cars without Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. ...

BMW shipping cars without advertised Apple and Google features

The global chip shortage continues to cause problems for automakers to the point where some are shipping vehicles without all of their advertised features. BMW, for example, is shipping some of its new cars without support for Apple CarPlay ...

FADA: April 2022 car sales now 11.5 per cent higher than pre-COVID levels

The Federation of of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) has released the retail sales data for the auto industry for April 2022. The numbers show that sales across segments have significantly increased over the last two years, and car sales are ...

Anxieties Of Hardware Bringup During Parts Shortage

[Dirksavage88] tells us a story about developing a simple BEC in times of chip shortage. He needed a small 5V/3A regulator board for a servo rail on his drone, and decided to use one of the new integrated-inductor modules ...

Intel CEO Says Chip Shortage to Extend into 2024

Following earlier estimates of the chip shortage easing in 2023, the CEO of Intel says demand means it will likely extend into 2024.

Think the chip shortage is nearly over? Intel has bad news

If you’ve been hoping the PC chip shortage is going to end any time soon, Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger has some bad news for you. According to Gelsinger, things might not get back to normal until well into 2024. The ...

Proton Orders Delay Due To Chip Shortage - New Price With SST Announced Soon

Proton has just announced that any new vehicle orders made for any Proton vehicle beginning May 1 will only be delivered after July 1, 2022, due to the global semi-conductor shortage as well as the disruption in supply chain due to ...

India's Vedanta In Talks To Raise Up To $3 Billion Debt In Semiconductors Push

India’s Vedanta is in talks with banks to raise debt of $2.5 billion-$3 billion to bolster its semiconductor and display manufacturing plans as it races to become the country’s first chipmaker, a senior company official told Reuters on Saturday. ...

Chip shortage: Hero Electric reports zero dispatches in April

Representative image Electric two-wheeler maker Hero Electric on Friday said it had zero dispatches to dealers in April, hit by the ongoing global semiconductor shortage that led to stoppage of production. The company experienced extreme chip shortage and supply ...

Hero Electric clocks zero deliveries in April amid chip shortage; CEO Sohinder Gill apologises

ETtech Last month, Hero Electric sold around 13,000 EVs, while Ola Electric sold around 9,000. Bengaluru: Hero Electric, India’s largest electric vehicle (EV) two-wheeler manufacturer by volume, said it did not deliver any vehicles in April as it struggled to ...

Intel CEO says semiconductor shortage may now extend to 2024

(Image Courtesy: Intel) The semiconductor shortage, which has affected toymakers to computer manufacturers, will last longer than expected and potentially drag on until 2024, Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger has said. In an interview to CNBC on April 29, Gelsinger ...

Tesla Forecasts 2022 Growth Above 50%, Despite Supply Chain Challenges

Tesla has fared better than most automakers in managing supply chain issues Tesla Inc on Wednesday forecast vehicle deliveries would comfortably grow by more than 50% year-over-year in 2022 despite persistent supply chain issues that it expects to be ...

Apple Makes Easy Escape From Supply Crisis, But Others Like Tesla May Have To Wait

Semiconductor companies tend to give priority to bigger players such as Apple Apple Inc’s triumph over the global chips supply-chain shortage has signaled good news amid troubled markets around the world. Not so fast, say analysts. The iPhone maker, ...

Global chip shortage may last into 2024 according to Intel CEO

The global chip shortage may last another two years. Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger told CNBC that the chip shortage could stretch until 2024 due to the lack of key manufacturing tools, which is a barrier to expanding capacity levels ...

Samsung Electronics Sees Component Shortages Persisting In H2, Solid Server Chip Demand

Samsung shares traded down 0.6% on Thursday, compared with a 0.7% rise in the wider market Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday it expects firm data centre demand for high-margin memory chips to continue in the second half, ...

Taiwan's Delta Electronics Expanding 'Everywhere' On EV, Server Boom

The firm was building new factories in Taiwan, China, India and Thailand and looking for sites in the US Taiwan’s Delta Electronics Inc, a supplier of power components to companies such as Apple Inc and Tesla Inc, is expanding ...

Stellantis Boss Expects Chip Supply To Remain Tight This Year

The head of carmaker Stellantis does not expect improvement in the semiconductor supply chain before next year, he said on Friday. “Semiconductor supply is still very short, the situation is very similar to that of 2021. I would say ...

Audi dealers offer cars with Semiconductor Shortage package

Customers opting for the semiconductor shortage package will lose out on these features completely. It is a known fact that carmakers are struggling with semiconductor chip shortages across the globe. Carmakers are either removing multiple features and tech from ...

Hyundai, Kia Expect Auto Sales Jump In 2022 Amid Chip Shortage

Hyundai and Kia sold 6.67 million vehicles in 2021, about 3.7% less than their combined target South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co and affiliate Kia Corp on Monday forecast that their combined global sales will jump 12.1% in 2022, even ...

EU To Propose Microchips Law In Early February, EU Chief Says

The European Commission will propose a draft legislation for the regulation of microchips in Early February, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said on Thursday, as the EU’s need for chips is set to double in the next ...

Renault Relatively Confident For 2022 Despite Some Chip Supply Worries

The company also said it would step up the ambitions to shift its core Renault brand towards e-mobility Renault is “relatively confident” about its business year but still sees some problems over chips supplies which it expects to be ...

Hyundai Motor Expects Vehicle Production To Rebound In H1 As Chip Supply Improves

The shortage will continue in the first quarter due to the spread of the Omicron variant. South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co forecast on Tuesday its vehicle production would rebound in the first half of this year as a global ...

Traders' body says Chinese mobile maker preferring selling through online stores, manufacturer blames chip shortage

Agencies Representative Image A body of cell phone retailers has accused Chinese smartphone maker Oppo of indulging in “unfair trade practice by restricting a product” to online platforms and “not honouring its commitment of proper distribution support” to physical outlets, ...

Chip shortage a major challenge for automakers in 2022

The ongoing Russia-Ukraine war has worsened the global automotive chip shortage and sparked a surge in oil and battery material prices, and it will remain a variable in the global development of electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, according to ...

Taiwan Electric Scooter Firm Gogoro Has 'Healthy' Chip Supply For Now, Risks As It Grows: CEO

Taiwanese electric scooter maker Gogoro Inc has all the chips it needs for now, founder and Chief Executive Horace Luke said on Tuesday, but could face a squeeze by year-end as it pushes big plans to grow in China, India ...


CEO Steers Electric Truck Startup Rivian Through Supply Chain Twilight Zone

Eight-inch IC fab capacity set to surge 21% to mitigate supply-demand imbalance, says SEMI

BMW CEO says chip shortages likely to extend into 2023

Scoop! Skoda deletes auto AC from mid-spec Kushaq Ambition

Chip Undersupply To Last Until 2024, Says Volkswagen CFO Boersen-Zeitung

Chip shortage a bottleneck for Tata's EV ambition

MG deletes features from Hector range due to parts shortage

Mercedes-Benz Puts 5,600 Workers On Vacation In Brazil Due To Chips Shortage

Ford, GM To Halt Production At Two Michigan Plants Due To Parts Shortage

Hackaday Report: Will 2022 Bring A New Dawn For The Chip Shortage?

GM To Retrofit Heated Seat Feature On Newly Sold Vehicles In Mid-2022

GM Aims To Tackle Chip Shortage With New Designs Made In North America

U.S. Commerce Chief To Make Pitch For Chips Funding In Michigan

Taiwan Looking At Chip Cooperation With Eastern European Nations

Samsung To Supply New Advanced Auto Chip To Volkswagen

Infineon CEO Says Chip Supply To Remain Tight In 2022

Volvo Cars Sees Chip Shortage Extending Into 2022, Q3 Profit Dips

Malaysia's Help Needed To Ease Global Chip Shortage, Taiwan Says

Italy Woos Intel Over Multibillion-Euro Chip Plant: Report

China Industry Ministry Expects Auto Chips Shortage To Ease In Q4

Renault Eyes Bigger Production Cut As Chip Shortage Rumbles On: Report

Daimler Truck Cuts Production At Some Locations Over Chip Shortage

Intel, Micron Ceos To Make Case For U.S. Semiconductor Subsides: Report

MAA Appealing For SST Discount Extension To Cope With Chip Shortage

GM to idle Indiana truck plant for two weeks over chip shortage

Japan Parts Makers Halt Output After Quake, Another Blow To Supply Chain

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Toyota cuts global production in April by 17%

GPU prices are tumbling, but there could be trouble ahead

Ford to sell Explorer SUVs without rear AC and heating

Ford to Sell Explorer SUVs Without Air Conditioning Controls, Rear Heating; Chips to be Delivered in One Year

Ford will sell some Explorer SUVs with missing features

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could worsen chip shortage

Automotive component orders picking up

Micron remains confident in FY22 revenue prospects

Russia-Ukraine conflict to further worsen chip shortage: Report

FADA: Semconductor crunch drives down car sales by over 7 per cent

Semiconductor Chip Supply To Normalize In 2022, Says Mexico's Auto Industry

Ford To Halt F-150 Pickup Production On Semiconductor Shortage: Report

Russian Carmaker Avtovaz May Suspend Some Assembly Lines On Monday Due To Components Shortage

Limited impact on chips yet as Russia invades Ukraine, future uncertain

Taiwan chipmakers see their role in global EV supply chain grow

Bosch to expand fab site in Reutlingen

Hackaday Links: February 20, 2022

Apple iPhone’s OLED Display Supplier BOE Struggles with Production Due to Chip Shortage

Intel's $5.4 Billion Tower Semiconductor Acquisition as Chip Shortage Solution? CEO Says Move It's a Great Deal

India’s latest chip venture little more than a piece of paper?

PV sales remain subdued in January due to chip supply constraints

Semiconductors | With China struggling, India has a long way to go

Semiconductor space: Vedanta to invest up to $20 bn in electronic chip business in India, roll out by 2025

VW set to boost output, pick new EV plant site amid chip crunch

Chip shortage: Mahindra reports production loss of 50k units

European Union to Invest $49 Billion and Help Double the Global Chip Production

EV Battery Giant LG Energy Solution Sees Demand Rising As Chip Shortage Eases

Passenger vehicle retail sales drop 10 pc in January as chip shortage continues: FADA

Nissan hikes net profit forecast again despite chip shortage

The real reason Ford Ranger sales declined after the new model was unveiled

Chip Production Bill to Answer Shortage? House Gives Approval, But There’s a Catch in its Future

Volkswagen does not see chip shortage ending this year

Production Interruption: Nissan, Suzuki, Mitsubishi, BMW, Ford, And Honda Being Kneecapped By Chip Shortage

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