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Samsung To Build $17bn Chip Factory In Texas, Amid Global Shortage

Samsung is to make its largest ever investment in the United States, in order to construct a brand new chip…

2 weeks ago

EU May Ease State-Aid Rules To Help Fund New Chip Factories

European Union may relax its strict state-aid rules, in an effort to increase funding for construction of new chip factories…

3 weeks ago

Italy ‘Negotiating With Intel’ Over 4bn Euro Chip Plant

Italy reportedly preparing offer to Intel over plans for 4bn advanced microprocessor packaging plant, part of plans for 80bn euro…

1 month ago

TSMC Confirms Chip Plant For Japan

Taiwanese chip giant TSMC confirms it will build a chip factory in Japan, that will focus on the older chips…

2 months ago

TSMC, Sony Mull Joint Chip Factory With Japanese Gov Help – Report

TSMC and Sony reportedly consider building a chip factory together, with financial assistance from the Japanese government

2 months ago

Chip Shortage Forces Opel To Close German Factory Until 2022

Real world impact of chip shortage sees 1,300 staff in Germany laid off, as Opel halts production at German factory…

2 months ago

Ford Touts EVs For The Masses With $11.4bn For New Factories

New 'mega campus' in Tennessee and battery plants Kentucky will bring electric cars to the masses, not just the few,…

2 months ago

Intel May Invest 80 Billion Euros For Two Chip Fabs

CEO Pat Gelsinger says Intel could invest as much as 80 billion euros ($95bn or £69bn) in Europe to expand…

3 months ago

Samsung Offered Large Tax Breaks To Build Chip Factory In Texas

City of Taylor in Texas offers Samsung huge tax breaks in order to convince it to build a $17 billion…

3 months ago

Vauxhall Boss Says Chip Shortage To Last Months

Head of Vauxhall Motors warns problems for the car industry caused by ongoing chip shortage is not likely to improve…

3 months ago

TSMC: Too Early To Consider German Chip Factory

Hard to get...World's largest contract chip maker TSMC says reports of it eyeing chip factories in Germany is “too early…

4 months ago

Battery Gigafactory Planned For Coventry

Huge factory for electric car batteries near Coventry airport officially submitted, and could lead to creation of 6,000 jobs

5 months ago

TSMC Considers Construction Of Japanese Factory – Report

World's largest contract chipmaker is considering construction of a new factory in Japan to help tackle global chip shortage

5 months ago

Nissan To Build EV Battery ‘Gigafactory’ In UK

Nissan's £1 billion investment in electric vehicle hub in Sunderland, includes a Gigafactory for car batteries built by Envision

5 months ago

TSMC Begins Construction Of 5nm Arizona Chip Factory

US chip factory update. CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. confirms construction has begun of new fab at Arizona site

6 months ago

LG Makes Its Last Ever Smartphone

That's all folks. LG this week reportedly ceases manufacturing smartphone handsets, with the last phone made on Monday 31 May

6 months ago

German Police Investigate Possible Arson At Tesla’s Gigafactory

Arson attack? German police investigate fire at construction site of Tesla Gigafactory, after far left group claims responsibility

6 months ago

Intel To Invest $3.5bn To Expand New Mexico Factory

Chip giant Intel is to ramp up its manufacturing capability at its New Mexico factory, and will add 3D packaging…

7 months ago

Taiwan Dashes EU Hopes Of Advanced Chip Production In Europe

EU setback. Taiwanese government minister rejects EU plan, and points to TSMC decision to focus chip expansion in Taiwan, not…

7 months ago

Foxconn Scales Back $10bn Wisconsin Factory

Taiwanese manufacturing giant Foxconn dramatically scales back US factory that was heavily touted by former President Donald Trump

7 months ago

Chip Shortage – Renault To Extend Idle Factories Until September

Three of Renault's four car factories in Spain will be partly idled until end of September, as silicon shortage continues…

8 months ago

Chip Shortage Continues Pain For Car Makers

Two car making giants, GM and Stellantis, confirm ongoing production problems caused by the global semiconductor shortage

9 months ago

Samsung Mulls Four US Locations For $17bn Chip Factory – Report

Two sites in Arizona, one in New York and one is Texas being considered for new multi-billion dollar chip factory…

9 months ago

Volkswagen Blames Chip Makers For Silicon Shortage

German car maker VW blames poor planning by chip makers as the principle reason for most car brands having to…

10 months ago

Silicon Shortage Prompts GM To Extend Car Production Cut

Ongoing global shortage of computer chips prompts another car manufacturer to extend production cut in its North American factories

10 months ago

TSMC Seeds Arizona Subsidiary With $3.5 Billion

Trump plan to bring manufacturing back to US sees Taiwanese chipmaker provide $3.5 billion for promised $12 billion Arizona factory

1 year ago

Tesla To Expand Charging Infrastructure In Europe

Tesla plans to build more Supercharger fast-charging points in Europe as it targets city centre dwellers who may not have…

1 year ago

Tesla Workers At California Plant Test Positive For Coronavirus

Production restart at giant Tesla factory in Fremont not going smoothly with reports of staff testing positive for Coronavirus

1 year ago

Coronavirus: Nokia Closes Indian Factory After Positive Tests

After India eases its nationwide lockdown, Nokia suspends operations at local telecoms factory when 42 staff test positive for Covid-19

2 years ago

Democrat Senators Demand Answers Over TSMC US Factory

Trump administration faces call from Democrat US senators to provide answers about undisclosed subsidies for TSMC factory in US

2 years ago