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Foxconn to Build Fisker’s Second Electric Vehicle Model

Taiwan-based electronics assembler Foxconn is partnering with electric vehicle startup Fisker Inc. to jointly develop an electric vehicle. Full shipment is slated in Q4 2023 with plans laid out to target North America, Europe, China and India markets.     …

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MCU Maker Holtek Gets Amazon Order for Smart Shelves

Holtek Semiconductor Inc. (盛群半導體), developer and manufacturer for microcontroller units (MCU), has entered the Amazon supply chain for home- and office-use smart shelves. The auto-replenishment scale notifies users remotely to place reorders whenever a detection of underweight is censored to …

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Giant and Merida both delivers strong revenue in “bike boom”

Taiwan-based bicycle maker Giant Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (巨大機械) and Merida Industry Co. Ltd. (美利達工業) revealed January revenue reaching NTD$ 6.571 billion with a 38.38% yearly increase and NTD$ 2.129 billion with a 26.62% yearly increase respectively. Though fears soared as …

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iPhone manufacturer Pegatron sets up first Indian unit

Taiwan’s Pegatron Corporation, the contract manufacturer for Apple iPhones, and Tata Electronics are investing and setting up plants in southern Indian state Tamil Nadu to make mobile parts. Pegatron is accelerating expansion in India. According to an Indian news source, …

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TSMC plans to set up new R&D center near Tokyo

TSMC, the leading Taiwanese semiconductor OEM is planning to build the first research and development center in Japan in a joint venture with Japan’s Trade Ministry, according to Nikkei Asia. TSMC plans to invest 20 billion Japanese Yen in building …

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Tesla’s oldest motor supplier Fukuta is scaling up

In Tongluo science park, located in the middle of Taiwan lies the newly built factory of Fukuta that will become the main production spot for electric vehicle motor parts. About half of the 33-year company lifespan since Gordan Chang (張金鋒) …