Chip shortage fears persist in the auto industry

<div id="firstBodyDiv" data-bind-html-content-type="article" data-bind-html-compile="article.body" data-first-article-body=" Chinese sales double make up flakes Semiconductors An important part of the automotive sector, especially with the high demand for electric cars "Standard & Poor’s Global Platts" that sales electric cars In China, it will reach 6.71 million units in 2022, more than doubling from 3.12 million units in 2021. … Read more

“Wall Street” closes lower, and technology stocks fall by “NASDAQ” 1.19%

Wall Street closed lower on Tuesday, led by the Nasdaq, which fell 1.19% after expectations from chip maker Micron Technology pushed semiconductor and technology makers lower, while investors awaited US inflation data that could push the Federal Reserve to tighten its efforts to curb inflation. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 0.16%, or 53.72 … Read more

Infineon invests two billion euros in new factory

Infineon invests two billion euros in new factory

Munich Excavators will soon be rolling again at Infineon: Germany’s largest chip manufacturer will build a new factory in Kulim in Malaysia for two billion euros. The Dax group announced this on Thursday. With the plant, the Munich-based company wants to achieve additional annual sales of two billion euros in the future. So-called compound semiconductors … Read more

Habeck’s Ministry of Economic Affairs lets deal burst

Berlin/Munich The companies had hoped and courted for more than a year. But now it’s clear: The Taiwanese group Globalwafers will not take over its Munich rival Siltronic. The Federal Ministry of Economics missed the deadline in which it should have given its approval for the 4.35 billion euro deal. The House of Minister Robert … Read more

Globalwafers boss is fighting for a billion-dollar takeover of Siltronic

Doris Hsu The head of Globalwafers is sticking to the takeover of Siltronic despite resistance from the Federal Ministry of Economics. (Photo: Globalwafers) Munich, Berlin Globalwafers boss Doris Hsu still considers the takeover of the Munich rival Siltronic to be realistic. “Time is short, but legal approval is still possible,” Hsu told the Handelsblatt over … Read more

How Apple is lifting the chip material gallium nitride into the mass market

Illustration of semiconductors made from gallium nitride Apple is not the first electronics company to use the semiconductor material instead of silicon in chargers. (Photo: Klawe Rzeczy, Getty, Imago [M]) Munich It wasn’t even a side note to the general public, but experts pricked up their ears when Apple recently unveiled its latest notebooks. For … Read more