Renesas takes on global giants in growing autonomous vehicle markeJune 19
Infineon raises 2017 outlook on stronger automotive microchip ordersMarch 24
Nvidia self-driving partnerships detailedMarch 20
Last week, Nvidia spelled out details of two partnerships it has for its self-driving computer chips: one deal with in which Robert Bosch GmbH that will use Nvidia's chips to power its self-driving supercomputer, and one with truckmaker Paccar to make self-driving vehicles.
Rebounding Renesas sets up for growthMarch 20
First Shift: Nissan's 'big, hairy, audacious goals'Jan. 11
Intel plans $250 million investment in self-driving techNov. 15, 2016
Computer chip giant Intel intends to muscle into the fast-growing market for self-driving vehicles. At the Los Angeles Auto Show today, CEO Brian Krzanich said Intel Capital intended to invest more than $250 million over the next two years to develop technology for autonomous vehicles.
Qualcomm bid for NXP could lead it into battleOct. 24, 2016
Renesas bets on smarter cars with $3.2 billion Intersil purchaseSept. 13, 2016
Renesas Electronics agreed to buy U.S. chipmaker Intersil for $3.2 billion, seeking to carve out a bigger role for itself as a provider of chips for automobiles as cars become loaded with more technology and add self-driving capabilities.
Audi selects Qualcomm to supply chips for 2017 carsJan. 5, 2016
World's largest auto chipmaker created by NXP's Freescale acquisitionDec. 7, 2015
Chipmakers bulk up for auto challengesMarch 9, 2015
For the connected, automated cars of the future, choosing the right silicon may be as important as choosing the right steel. That's the thinking behind the bet made last week by Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV, which agreed to acquire Texas-based Freescale Semiconductor Ltd. for $11.8 billion, signaling that it will pitch its products to automakers as the most secure and reliable in the business.