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Wolfspeed and ZF partner to develop silicon carbide semiconductors

Some European feathers have recently been ruffled by the “Buy American” provisions of the US Inflation Reduction Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Some say the EU needs to respond by increasing its own support of the EV industry in order to meet the threat from Chinese automakers. So it’s encouraging to see two high-tech companies… Read more »

Wolfspeed silicon carbide devices to power future Mercedes-Benz EV platforms

Wolfspeed (NYSE: WOLF) has announced that it will supply silicon carbide devices to power future Mercedes-Benz EV platforms. Wolfspeed’s semiconductors will be incorporated into next-generation powertrain systems for several Mercedes vehicle lines. Wolfspeed says its SiC devices enable greater efficiency in the powertrain, delivering improved vehicle range and power, and will enable performance-oriented automaker Mercedes-Benz… Read more »

BorgWarner to invest $500 million in Wolfspeed for its silicon carbide devices

Tier 1 supplier BorgWarner has formed a strategic partnership with silicon carbide specialist Wolfspeed. Under the multi-year agreement, BorgWarner will invest $500 million in Wolfspeed and will be entitled to up to $650 million worth of silicon carbide devices annually. BorgWarner expects to earn $4.5 billion in EV-related revenue by 2025—a huge increase compared to… Read more »

AMP’s EV charging solutions use Wolfspeed’s E-Series silicon carbide MOSFETs

Battery management specialist AMP has integrated Wolfspeed’s E-Series silicon carbide MOSFETs into its Energy Management Unit. AMP’s market-ready energy management solution integrates DC charging, DC-DC conversion and bidirectional onboard AC charging into a single platform. Wolfspeed’s E-Series MOSFETs are optimized for use in automotive applications such as traction inverters, onboard chargers and high-voltage DC-DC converters…. Read more »

Jaguar Land Rover to use Wolfspeed’s silicon carbide semiconductor tech in its next-gen EVs

Semiconductor manufacturer Wolfspeed will supply silicon carbide semiconductors for Jaguar Land Rover’s next generation of EVs. Wolfspeed’s technology will be used specifically in the vehicles’ inverter, managing the transfer of power from the battery to the electric motors. The new technology is scheduled to be used in Range Rover vehicles starting in 2024, and in… Read more »

Wolfspeed to build silicon carbide wafer factory in North Carolina

Wolfspeed, a silicon carbide and gallium nitride technology company, is planning to build a new facility to manufacture 200 mm silicon carbide wafers in Chatham County, North Carolina. The wafers will supply the company’s Mohawk Valley Fab—a silicon carbide fabrication facility. The company hopes the new facility will enable it to increase production capacity 10-fold… Read more »

Rhombus Energy Solutions to use Wolfspeed’s silicon carbide devices

Rhombus Energy Solutions, a provider of EV charging and power conversion technology, has announced that Wolfspeed (NYSE: WOLF) will supply its EV2flex line of charging products with silicon carbide MOSFETs, improving the products’ efficiency, power density and charging times. Wolfspeed’s 1,200 V silicon carbide MOSFETs will power Rhombus’s new EV2flex-120 charging infrastructure. Rhombus’s EV2flex charging… Read more »

Wolfspeed opens silicon carbide semiconductor fab facility in New York

Silicon carbide and gallium nitride technology company Wolfspeed has opened a silicon carbide semiconductor wafer fabrication facility in Marcy, New York. Wolfspeed calls the automated facility “the world’s first and largest 200 mm silicon carbide fab, providing uncompromised wafer quality and higher yield.” In April, the facility produced its first batch of silicon carbide semiconductor… Read more »

GM and Wolfspeed partner to develop silicon carbide power devices

General Motors and Wolfspeed (formerly Cree) have entered an agreement to develop and provide silicon carbide power devices for GM’s electric vehicle programs. The silicon carbide will be used in the integrated power electronics contained within GM’s Ultium Drive units. The silicon carbide power devices will be produced at Wolfspeed’s 200 mm-capable Mohawk Valley Fab… Read more »

Silicon Labs and Wolfspeed partner to deliver power module solution

Silicon Labs has introduced the new Si823Hx Gate Driver Board, an all-in-one isolation solution designed for the recently launched Wolfspeed WolfPACK power module. Wolfspeed power modules are used across numerous power applications, including EV chargers and motor drives. The board features the Si823Hx isolated gate driver and Si88xx digital isolator with an integrated DC-DC converter…. Read more »