Toyota Motor Corp to assemble Hillux trucks in Myanmar

Toyota’s move is aimed at tapping soaring demand for cars in Myanmar. On Thursday, Toyota Motor Corp stated it would open a manufacturing facility in Myanmar which will produce Hilux pick-up trucks from 2021. The automaker plans on assembling the trucks locally following soaring demand for cars in the emerging nation. The newly built plant…

DRAM chips have been the growth engine for SK Hynix for the 1st quarter of 2018

SK Hynix, the world’s second biggest memory chip producer, will boost NAND memory chip production by more than 30% in the second half of this year. NAND memory chips are easier to assemble than DRAM chips. On Thursday, South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix Inc posted a record second quarter profit which underpins a continuation in…

TCMC to invest $1.3 billion into its R&D facility in Hsinchu science park

TCMC, the world’s biggest contract chipmakers plans on sinking in $1.3 billion in R&D to research future technologies. On Friday, a spokesman for the world’s largest contract chipmaker, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, stated it is planning to plough in $13.50 billion (T$400 billion) to help expand its research and development capacity for future technologies. Clarifying…

Artificial intelligence are making Europe’s electrical grid more efficient

Roland Berger, a consultancy firm, says, the adoption of AI by utilities are heralding a new age of leaner, more efficient distribution and load bearing systems. According to Roland Berger, a consultancy firm, if utilities were to adopt artificial intelligence, which could predict demand swings on the usage of power, for example, they could significantly…

Samsung begins investing in second NAND chip production facility at Pyeongtaek

Eyeing booming demand for chips, especially for servers, Samsung has begun investing in a second production facility at Pyeongtaek; it first chip production line at Pyeongtaek began mass production in July 2017. On Wednesday, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported, Samsung Electronics Co has begun investing in a second memory plant at its Pyeongtaek production…