Renesas Electronics Corp.
Renesas takes on global giants in growing autonomous vehicle markeJune 19
Rebounding Renesas sets up for growthMarch 20
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.
Toyota extends shutdowns to most of its Japan plantsApril 16, 2016
Toyota is extending production shutdowns to most of its assembly plants in Japan for a week, amid a worsening supply chain crunch triggered by last week's twin earthquakes. The new suspensions, announced Sunday, affect flagship production plants in the Aichi area around Toyota's headquarters, as well as plants in northern and western Japan.
Restructured Renesas seeks its footing on platformsNov. 23, 2015
Renesas is no longer bleeding red ink, but it faces stiffer competition than ever. So the company has embarked on a new strategy around back-end software that has historically been a headache, betting that automakers will finally learn its name -- this time, for the right reasons.
Auto-brake pact offers boon to big suppliersSept. 21, 2015
When 10 automakers agreed this month to voluntarily make automatic emergency braking systems standard, they were promising off-the-shelf technology priced for the mass market that includes an assortment of cameras, radar, lidar and computer chips that make up collision avoidance systems. The suppliers that will profit are a well-defined group of big suppliers with production-ready components.