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Renesas unveils processor roadmap for next-gen automotive SoCs and MCUs

Japanese semiconductor supplier Renesas Electronics has announced its next-generation automotive digital system on chips (SoCs) and microcontrollers (MCUs). Renesas revealed its fifth-generation R-Car SoC for applications needing in-package chiplet integration technology, giving automotive engineers the option to customize designs. For example, if Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) need more AI performance, engineers can integrate AI… Read more »

Inventec and Renesas jointly develop proof of concept for EV-connected gateways

Taiwanese computer server manufacturer Inventec and Japanese semiconductor supplier Renesas Electronics have established a partnership to build automotive-grade gateway solutions for EVs. The companies will develop a proof of concept for connected gateways based on the R-Car system-on-chip (SoC) from Renesas. Under the deal, Renesas will supply Inventec with R-Car SoCs, analog and power products,… Read more »

Renesas introduces second-generation gate driver integrated circuit for EV inverters

Semiconductor supplier Renesas Electronics has announced a new gate driver integrated circuit (IC) designed to drive high-voltage power devices, such as insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) and silicon carbide (SiC) metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs) for EV inverters.  Gate driver ICs are designed to provide an interface between the inverter control microcontroller unit (MCU) and the… Read more »

Renesas launches new generation of automotive Intelligent Power Devices

Japanese semiconductor manufacturer Renesas Electronics has revealed a new automotive Intelligent Power Device (IPD) that’s designed to safely and flexibly control power distribution within vehicles. The new RAJ2810024H12HPD is available in a small TO-252-7 package and reduces the mounting area by about 40% compared to the conventional TO-263 package product. Renesas also says that the… Read more »

Renesas Electronics launches next-gen IGBT for EV inverters

Semiconductor manufacturer Renesas Electronics has introduced a new generation of IGBTs. It’s part of the AE product line, and a version with a 750 V withstand voltage and 300 A is available now. The AE5 is a silicon IGBT with an operating junction temperature range from -40° to 175° C and an on-voltage Vce of… Read more »

Renesas Electronics introduces new design software for EV battery management systems

Semiconductor manufacturer Renesas Electronics has introduced a new complex device driver (CDD) software module for designers of EV battery management systems. The AUTOSAR-compliant CDD software is designed to work with Renesas’s BMS reference design hardware kit, which is composed of the ISL78714 IC and the RH850/P1M MCU. The CDD software also includes software interfaces and… Read more »

Renesas to boost semiconductor production at Japanese factory

Japanese semiconductor manufacturer Renesas Electronics is planning to restart a wafer fabrication operation at its Kofu factory in Kai City, Japan. The Kofu factory housed 150 mm and 200 mm wafer fabrication production lines before it was closed in October of 2014. Now Renesas Electronics is investing 90 billion yen ($705 million) to set up… Read more »

Renesas unveils integrated LIN interface sensor signal conditioner for EV HVAC Systems

Renesas Electronics recently introduced the ZSSC4132—an automotive pressure sensor solution featuring an integrated certified LIN v2.2a interface. Available in a single-package compact form factor, the sensor signal conditioner (SSC) is designed for EV climate control systems. Renesas says the AEC-Q100 qualified ZSSC4132 can be configured for nearly all resistive bridge sensors.  “HVAC plays a significant… Read more »

Renesas’s new battery management IC maximizes range for hybrids and EVs

Japanese semiconductor manufacturer Renesas Electronics has announced its fourth-generation Li-ion battery management integrated circuit (IC). The company says its new ISL78714 IC provides accurate cell voltage and temperature monitoring, cell balancing, and extensive system diagnostics to protect 14-cell Li-ion battery packs, all while maximizing drive time and range for hybrid and electric vehicles. The ISL78714… Read more »

Automakers and electronics firms form consortium to develop SoC semiconductors

Twelve automotive, electrical component and semiconductor companies have established a consortium to conduct research and develop high-performance system on chip (SoC) semiconductors for use in automobiles. The Advanced SoC Research for Automotive (ASRA) group will research and develop SoCs for automobiles using chiplet technology, and aim to install them in mass-production vehicles from 2030 onward. … Read more »