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"Multicore SoCs Are Driving Cockpit and ADAS Integration"
Commonly used in infotainment, multicore SoCs are moving into the cockpit and ADAS domains enabling further integration. SoCs will be essential to centralized E/E architectures. Appears in November 2018 newsletter. $65.00
"WBG Semiconductors Nearly Ready for EVs and HEVs"
With continued investments by the U.S. Department of Energy, the cost of wide bandgap semiconductors is coming down and should reach parity with silicon in approximately five years. Appears in March 2015 newsletter. $65.00
"NXP Semiconductors, The Company Profile"
Before the end of the year, NXP will have merged with Freescale to create the largest global automotive semiconductor supplier. The profile looks at NXP's three core automotive product sectors and what it considers its most promising future products. Appears in March 2015 newsletter. $65.00
"Consolidation in Auto Semiconductor Market"
Acquisitions by Infineon and ON Semiconductor will produce changes in the top-ten ranking of automotive semiconductor suppliers. After completing its purchase of International Rectifier, Infineon closes in on market leader Renesas. Appears in November 2014 newsletter. $65.00
"Infineon Has Some Power Semiconductors on Allocation"
High demand for power devices forced Infineon to put those parts on allocation. Appears in September 2014 newsletter. $65.00
"STMicroelectronics, The Company Profile"
ST's Automotive Product Group sales have been growing at 13.5% per year since 2009. Growth drivers have been 32-bit micros, ADAS products including the EyeQ vision processor for Mobileye, audio amplifiers and smart power ICs. Appears in May 2014 newsletter. $65.00
"Fairchild Semiconductor, The Company Profile"
Focused on power semiconductor devices, Fairchild says 15% annual growth in automotive sales over the next five years is entirely possible. Appears in November 2013 newsletter. $65.00
"Denso Corp., The Company Profile"
The world's second-largest parts maker expects to grow sales 8.6% in fiscal year 2014. Appears in September 2013 newsletter. $65.00
"Texas Instruments, The Company Profile"
TI has targeted multimedia, ADAS and safety-critical applications for future growth. Automotive accounted for 11% of total sales in 2012. Appears in June 2013 newsletter. $65.00
"Strategy Analytics' 2012 Infotainment Application Specific Semiconductor Market Shares"
Top ten suppliers with 2012 revenue and market shares.(Table and graph) Appears in June 2013 newsletter. $65.00
"Freescale Semiconductor, The Company Profile"
Recently IPO'd and still highly leveraged, Freescale is focusing its investments in automotive and networking technology. In automotive, ADAS, infotainment, motor control and communications networks hold the greatest promise for future sales. Appears in September 2011 newsletter. $65.00
"Semiconductor Execs on Post-Earthquake Second Sourcing and Moore's Law"
Top managers from Renesas, Freescale, Infineon, STMicro and NXP weigh in on what new sourcing requirements they are seeing from customers following the March earthquake in Japan. Includes a list of the hottest semiconductor products and applications at each supplier. Appears in September 2011 newsletter. $65.00
"Electronics Supply Shortages from Japan's Earthquake"
Damage to semiconductor fabs in northern Japan will reduce auto production for many months. Appears in April 2011 newsletter. $65.00
"National Semiconductor, The Company Profile"
National Semiconductor brings expertise in high-speed video transport to the automotive industry with its FPD-Link serializer/deserializer. National is also developing advanced technologies for battery management and LED headlamps. Appears in February 2011 newsletter. $65.00
"Renesas Electronics, The Company Profile"
The merger of Renesas Technology and NEC Electronics in April 2010 created the world's third largest semiconductor supplier. The new company's automotive focus will be on green technology, safety and cockpit electronics. Appears in October 2010 newsletter. $65.00
"Semiconductor Technology Update: SOI and 3D Chips"
3D devices--stacked, interconnected die--with their space and power saving benefits could see auotmotive applications in four or five years. Silicon on insulator technology will help extend their temperature range. Appears in October 2010 newsletter. $65.00
"ON Semiconductor, The Company Profile"
ON Semiconductor's recent acquisition of AMI Semiconductor broadened its product portfolio and boosted automotive sales. Appears in April 2010 newsletter. $65.00
"STMicroelectronics, The Company Profile"
STMicroelectronics offers the broadest line of automotive semiconductor products in the industry. ST aims to oust Freescale as the number-one supplier of automotive semiconductors in the next five years. Appears in March 2009 newsletter. $65.00
"Xilinx, The Company Profile"
The automotive market for FPGAs (field programmable gate arrays) is ramping up. Xilinx is targeting infotainment, driver information and driver assistance applications where FPGAs can help shorten development cycles and reduce overall system costs. Appears in February 2009 newsletter. $65.00
"Melexis, The Company Profile"
Melexis' sales have grown by 11% annually in the last five years. Sensor ICs, especially Hall-effect sensors are the company's largest product group. New brushless DC motor drivers hold promise for future sales. Appears in May 2008 newsletter. $65.00
"NXP Semiconductors, The Company Profile"
NXP, the former Philips Semiconductor division, is the world leader in car radio DSPs and car radio tuners. The company also offers a broad portfolio of in-vehicle networking ICs for CAN, LIN and FlexRay Appears in June 2007 newsletter. $65.00
"Semiconductor Industry Ripe for Major Consolidation"
Private equity investments in Freescale and Philips Semiconductor suggest more consolidation is on the way. Appears in November 2006 newsletter. $65.00
"Strategy Analytics on Automotive Electronics Trends"
Two experts from Strategy Analytics' automotive practice see sales of automotive ECUs and semiconductors growing at 8% to 10%. Includes 2010 navigation forecast by region. Appears in September 2006 newsletter. $65.00
"Hybrid Market Favors Infineon"
Infineon Technologies is ready to meet Western hybrid vehicle makers' IGBT requirements. Appears in April 2006 newsletter. $65.00
"New IC Insights Report: IC Market Drivers--2006 Edition"
IC Insights' report details auto IC market. (short) Appears in March 2006 newsletter. $65.00
"Freescale Semiconductor, The Company Profile"
With 50 years experience in embedded processors and sensors, the Motorola SPS spin-off is the market leader in automotive semiconductors. Automotive accounted for 32% of company sales in 2004. Delphi and Visteon are among Freescales major customers. Appears in November 2005 newsletter. $65.00
"Automotive FPGAs: Lower Costs, Shorter Time to Market"
With the price of FPGAs coming down, carmakers are taking a look at the benefits. Xilinx is the market leader. Appears in May 2005 newsletter. $65.00
"Infineon Technologies, The Company Profile (2005) "
The world's second largest automotive semiconductor supplier sees continued growth in safety applications, especially tire pressure and rollover sensing. Another hot product for Infineon is its TriCore 32-bit microcontroller, designed especially for powertrain. Appears in March 2005 newsletter. $65.00
"Automotive Semiconductor Market Share by Supplier"
Graph shows Gartner Dataquest's worldwide automotive semiconductor market shares for 2003. (Pie chart) Appears in September 2004 newsletter. $65.00
"Renesas Technology, The Company Profile"
Renesas Technology, a joint venture of Hitachi and Mitsubishi Electric, is now the fourth largest automotive semiconductor supplier in the world. Navigation is Renesas' hottest auto application. Appears in July 2004 newsletter. $65.00
"Solid-State Relays Poised for Growth"
Recent developments in the automotive relay market indicate solid-state relays are finally gaining traction. An application to watch: junction boxes. Appears in May 2004 newsletter. $65.00
"AMI Semiconductor, The Company Profile"
Recently taken public, AMI Semiconductor supplies ASICs to the automotive industry. Last year's acquisition of Alcatel's mixed signal business more than doubled AMI Semiconductor's automotive sales. Appears in October 2003 newsletter. $65.00
"Gartner Dataquest Ranks Top Auto Semiconductor Suppliers"
Table lists Gartner Dataquest's top ten auto semi suppliers, worldwide for 2001 and 2002. Appears in July 2003 newsletter. $65.00
"Auto Semiconductor Forecast from Selantek"
A table of Selantek's 2003 and 2004 forecast of semiconductor content in transportation, by type (discretes, sensors, power semis, analog semis, microcontrolers, memory and logic.) Appears in May 2003 newsletter. $65.00
"New Auto Electronics Applications Sustain Auto Semi Market"
Despite industry-wide pressure to reduce prices, auto semiconductor makers report business is still healthy--thanks to integration and increased electronics content in vehicles. Includes graph, "Worldwide Automotive Semiconductor Market Demand 1995 to 2006 in $ Millions," from Strategy Analytics. Appears in April 2003 newsletter. $65.00
"Worldwide Automotive Semiconductor Market Demand 1995 to 2006 ($ Millions)"
Graph based on Strategy Analytics forecast. Appears in April 2003 newsletter. $65.00
"ELMOS Semiconductor, The Company Profile"
ELMOS focuses on customer specific solutions for automotive electronics--comfort, safety and motor management, plus instrumentation and bus link ICs. Appears in July 2002 newsletter. $65.00
"Hitachi Semiconductor, The Company Profile"
Sixty percent of Hitachi Semiconductor's automotive products go to powertrain applications. An in-depth look at the company. Appears in February 2002 newsletter. $65.00
"Automotive Semiconductors: Slower in the Near Term"
Worldwide automotive semiconductor market growth will slow down. Experts from Motorola SPS, STMicroelectronics, NEC and Infineon weigh in. Appears in July 2001 newsletter. $65.00
"Automotive Semiconductor Market"
Graph of the automotive semiconductor market as a percent of the total semiconductor market from 1990 through 2005, from Motorola. (short graphic) Appears in June 2001 newsletter. $65.00
"ON Semiconductor, The Company Profile"
Motorola spun off its Semiconductor Components Group in 1999. Now ON Semiconductor , having acquired Cherry Semiconductor in April 2000, has sales of nearly $1.8 billion and claims to have the third-largest share of automotive semiconductors in the Americas. Appears in November 2000 newsletter. $65.00
"1999 Worldwide Automotive Semiconductor Market by Supplier"
Automotive semiconductor market shares, according to Strategy Analytics Appears in October 2000 newsletter. $65.00


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