ROHM and Geely Automobile Group form a strategic one
Santa Clara, CA and Kyoto, Japan, September 7th, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Global semiconductor manufacturer ROHM has partnered with Geely Automobile Group Co., Ltd., a leading Chinese automaker, to develop advanced technologies in the Automotive sector. The companies have been cooperating on a variety of automotive applications since 2018 when they first agreed on a technical exchange. This partnership will further foster collaboration and accelerate innovation for automotive applications.
Geely is working to extend the range of electric vehicles while lowering battery costs and reducing charging times by developing highly efficient traction inverters and onboard charging systems that use ROHM’s advanced power solutions with an emphasis on SiC power devices. At the same time, Geely strives to improve the user experience by developing high performance ADAS and intelligent cockpit systems with a wide range of products and solutions including communication ICs and discrete devices.
In a first step, traction inverters equipped with ROHM’s SiC power components will be integrated into electric vehicle platforms currently being developed by Geely.
Through this partnership, ROHM and Geely will contribute to sustainability by promoting the development of low carbon technologies in the automotive industry and offering solutions to achieve greater safety in our increasingly mobile society.
Further information can be found at www.rohm.com or www.geely.com.
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