Infineon raises 2017 outlook on stronger automotive microchip ordersFri, 24, Mar 2017
Nvidia self-driving partnerships detailedMon, 20, Mar 2017
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 growthMon, 20, Mar 2017
First Shift: Nissan's 'big, hairy, audacious goals'Wed, 11, Jan 2017
Intel plans $250 million investment in self-driving techTue, 15, Nov 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 battleMon, 24, Oct 2016
Renesas bets on smarter cars with $3.2 billion Intersil purchaseTue, 13, Sep 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 carsTue, 05, Jan 2016
World's largest auto chipmaker created by NXP's Freescale acquisitionMon, 07, Dec 2015
Chipmakers bulk up for auto challengesMon, 09, Mar 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.
NXP to buy Freescale in $11.8 billion deal for automotive microchipsMon, 02, Mar 2015
Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV said today it will pay $11.8 billion to acquire Texas-based Freescale Semiconductor. NXP has succeeded where other European chipmakers have struggled by focusing on products for the auto industry and mobile payments.
Silicon Valley chipmaker Nvidia, Audi step up computing workMon, 05, Jan 2015
Chipmaker Nvidia revealed that it's accelerating its push into cars with two purpose-built automotive computers. Nvidia has built up its list of automotive customers over the past several years, with luxury brands such as Tesla and Audi now using its high-powered chips.