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    Infineon to lead auto IT security research alliance


    The Infineon-led consortium has 15 partners from industry and academia (Image: Infineon) Infineon is to lead a three-year research project looking at IT security for self-driving cars. The €7.2 million SecForCARs programme (Security for Connected, Autonomous Cars) is funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research, and will ...

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    Infineon adds new development center in Dresden


    Image: Infineon Infineon is launching a new development center for automotive electronics and artificial intelligence, adding to its existing facilities in Dresden, Germany. It will open during 2018, with around 100 people recruited in its first phase and a team of around 250 to be built in the medium ...

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    Infineon, SAIC jointly tackle Chinese EV market


    SAIC last year launched the Roewe ERX5, an electric SUV with a broad range of connected features (Photo: SAIC) Infineon and SAIC Motor Corp. will jointly develop power modules for Chinese electric vehicles, giving the German semiconductor group a stronger foothold in the world’s biggest auto market. Infineon said ...

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    Infineon to acquire International Rectifier


    Infineon CEO Ploss: The International Rectifier acquisition "will unleash great potential.” (Photo: Infineon) Infineon has signed an agreement to buy International Rectifier Corp in a bid to further strenghthen its position in the global semiconductor and power management market. The German chip maker will pay 40 dlrs a share ...

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    German research project promises faster diagnostics


    Car repairs could be carried out faster as chips are adapted (Photo: ATU) A German research project holds out a promise of faster diagnostics and shorter auto repair times. The project, which is called Diana, involves semiconductor maker Infineon, automotive supplier Continental and premium car maker Audi along with ...


    Ziebart joins Jaguar Land Rover as technology boss


    Ziebart will bring indepth knowledge of automotive electronics to JLR (Photo: Infineon) Former Infineon CEO Wolfgang Ziebart, 63,  is joining  Jaguar Land Rover as board member in charge of technology at the Indian owned premium car maker. Ziebart, whose new assignment started August 1, will be responsible ...

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    Infineon celebrates microcontroller milestone


    Infineon celebrated a milestone this week when it delivered its 100 millionth TriCore microcontroller, a core component powering automotive electronics in more than fifty car brands. Statistically, the Munich-based chipmaker said, the TriCore modules, which help limit fuel consumption and exhaust emissions, can now be found in every second vehicle ...

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    Infineon CEO Bauer resigns for health reasons; Ploss takes over


    Reinhard Ploss (left) takes over as Infineon CEO Oct 1; Peter Bauer is leaving his post for health reasons Infineon CEO Peter Bauer is stepping down for health reasons, but the Germany-based semiconductor groupimmediately announced he would be succeeded by another board member, Reinhard Ploss. Infineon said in a press ...

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    Munich Management Colloquium: Winterkorn, Bohr see different resource opportunities


    VW CEO Winterkorn (left) and Bosch Automotive CEO addressed the Munich management conference March 20 MUNICH -- Top industry executives speaking at this year's Muenchner Management Kolloquium provided various interpretations of the conference topic: Growth through resource efficiency. But they agreed that, by making better use of available resources, companies ...

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    Germany's project HONEY: Designing smaller chips


    German technology companies hope that improved production methods will help reduce the size and weight of in-car semiconductors (Photo:XFAB) Four German semiconductor makers have concluded project "HONEY" and have come up with new methods to make smaller chips. With roughly 1,000 chips and as many as 80 networked electronic systems ...

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    Industry strives for no-fault automotive microprocessors


    Here's what the auto industry wants: Microprocessors that are tailormade for the automotive environment, that can withstand huge temperature swings and near-constant vibration and, most importantly, never ever fail. To make microprocessors that meet those requirements, experts say a rethink of the entire production process is order. And that's exactly ...

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    German companies join forces to improve electronic components


    The number of microprocessors in cars is growing exponentially (Photo: Infineon) Six German auto-industry players have joined forces to improve the robustness of electronics components. The technology cooperation, which is called RESCAR 2.0, groups automakers Audi and BMW, automotive supplier Robert Bosch and semiconductor maker Infineon and researchers from two ...