automotive power semiconductors

Automotive to Spur Power Semiconductor Growth

The global power semiconductor market for cars and light passenger vehicles is forecast to grow by more than $3 billion over the next six years, according to IHS Markit. The total market for power semiconductors – discretes, power modules and power ICs – will grow at an annual rate of 7.5 percent from 2015 to 2022, increasing from $5.5…

TI Rolls Out Smart Power Switches for Auto Apps

Dallas, Tex. — Texas Instruments (TI) has claimed the industry’s first smart, high-side power switch with programmable current limit. Using the TPS1H100-Q1, designers can drive various loads in powertrain, body-electronics safety and driver-information systems. The highly integrated smart power switch can replace discrete components in powertrain and automotive body electronics, saving board space, reducing bill of…