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Tesla China rival NIO battles chip shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China’s top electric vehicle maker, NIO Inc., has cut monthly production by 25 percent due to the global shortage of automotive semiconductors, reports said Wednesda...

South Korea wants Taiwan’s help with semiconductor shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korea has become the latest country to ask Taiwan to help solve the global shortage in automotive semiconductors, reports said Friday (March 19). Car manufacturer...

US lawmakers ask Taiwan envoy for assistance in auto chip shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the global chip shortage, several American lawmakers have approached Taiwan’s representative to the U.S., Hsiao Bi-khim (蕭美琴), for assistance. As the car ind...

Carmakers face new reality amid global chip shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Car manufacturers around the world are having to reevaluate how they do business due to the global semiconductor crunch. Automakers now have to decide between paying mo...

White House adviser thanks Taiwan for help with chips shortage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Top White House economic adviser Brian Deese wrote a letter to Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua (王美花) to thank Taiwan for its offer to help resolve the global aut...

Construction on TSMC 3 nm plant in South Taiwan to pick up during holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) wants construction work on its 3-nanometer chip foundry at the Southern Taiwan Science Park in Tainan to pick up before the e...

Taiwan economics minister to discuss supply chains with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Economics Minister Wang Mei-hua (王美花) will discuss the semiconductor supply chain with the United States and representatives from Taiwan’s main chipmakers in a video...

Biden administration to contact Taiwan about chip shortages

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first direct contact between the new Biden administration and Taiwan will be a videoconference by two United States officials with Economics Minister Wang Mei-hua (王美花...

Taiwanese chip giants agree to try and meet demand from carmakers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following requests by several countries facing shortages of semiconductors especially for their car manufacturers, Taiwanese chip giants agreed to raise production levels ...

TSMC, other Taiwan chipmakers considering price hike for automotive chips

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid a global shortage, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and other Taiwanese chipmakers are considering increasing prices for automotive chips. Price i...