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Electronics

Renesas Replaces CEO as Earnings Sag

Tokyo-based chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp. says its chief financial officer will take over as president, CEO and representative director on July 1.

Production

Chipmaker Renesas Trims Output at 6 Plants

Japanese chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp. says it will suspend production at six factories in Japan for as long a two months.

Business

Renesas Buys U.S. Chipmaker IDT in $6.7 Billion Deal

Japan’s Renesas Electronics Corp. has agreed to buy California-based Integrated Device Technology Inc. for $6.7 billion.

Interiors & Electronics

Renesas in Talks to Buy U.S. Chipmaker

Tokyo-based chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp. is considering buying U.S. rival Integrated Device Technology Inc.

Interiors & Electronics

Renesas Trims Chip Production to Hike Efficiency

Japanese chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp. says it will close an aging factory in Yamaguchi and phase out one production line at its plant in Shiga.

Electronics

Magna, Renesas Partner on Surround-View Camera

Magna International Inc. is teaming up with Japanese chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp. on a 3D surround view camera system designed to assist motorists in parking and low-speed driving maneuvers.

Electronics

Denso Increases Stake in Renesas

Denso Corp. is buying an additional 4.5% stake in Japanese chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp., increasing its share to 5%.

Electronics

Renesas, Mahindra Partner on Semiconductor Tech

Indian SUV maker Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and Japanese chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp. have agreed to collaborate on computer chips for electric vehicles, self-driving systems and other technologies.

Electronics

Renesas to Supply Chips for Toyota Self-Driving Cars

Tokyo-based Renesas Electronics will supply semiconductors and microcontrollers to Toyota and Denso for future Toyota vehicles with automated driving capabilities.

Mobility

Renesas Supplies Chip for Nissan’s Automated Parking Tech

Renesas Electronics Corp. says its R-Car system-on-chip and RH850 microcontroller are the brains behind Nissan Motor Co.’s ProPilot Park system that will debut in select markets in the all-new 2018 Leaf electric car.

Interiors & Electronics

Renesas Refocuses on Tech for Self-Driving Cars

Tokyo-based Renesas Electronics Corp., the chipmaker nearly driven out of business by the country’s earthquake and tsunami in 2011, is pinning its future on supplying carmakers with chips to run their autonomous-driving systems, The Nikkei reports.

Electronics

Renesas Electronics Agrees to Buy Chipmaker Intersil for $3.2 Billion

Japan’s Renesas Electronics Corp. has reached an agreement to acquire Intersil Corp., a U.S. chipmaker in an all-cash deal worth 325 billion yen ($3.2 billion), Reuters reports.

Interiors & Electronics

Renesas Electronics May Buy U.S. Chip Maker

Japan’s Renesas Electronics Corp. is in negotiations to buy California-based chip maker Intersil Corp. for an estimated 300 billion yen ($3 billion), according to media reports.

Assembly

Toyota Extends Shutdown after Second Quake Hits Japan

Toyota Motor Corp. says its will idle much of assembly capacity across Japan for about one week after a second earthquake struck the country on Saturday.

Electronics

Renesas Development Platform Targets Advanced Mobility Technologies

Santa Clara, Calif.-based Renesas Electronics America Corp. unveiled a fleet of prototype cars this week that it hopes will serve as an open platform for suppliers to develop next-generation technologies for autonomous and connected cars.

Production

Renesas to Restructure Manufacturing Operations

Struggling Japanese chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp. proposes a complex multi-step plan to merge many of its subsidiaries to cut costs and streamline operations.

Interiors & Electronics

Massive New Job Cuts Coming for Renesas Electronics

Japanese chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp. plans to eliminate 5,400 jobs in Japan by April 2015, The Nikkei reports.

Electronics

Renesas Hires New Chairman, CEO

Hisao Sakuta, chairman of electronic components supplier Omron Corp., has been named chairman and CEO of Renesas Electronics Corp. to lead the restructuring of the troubled Japanese chipmaker, The Nikkei reports.

Electronics

Omron Chairman to Head Renesas Electronics

Hisao Sakuta, chairman of electronic components supplier Omron Corp., has been named chairman and CEO of Renesas Electronics Corp. to lead the restructuring of the troubled Japanese chipmaker, The Nikkei reports.

Electronics

Japan Bails Out Renesas

Government-owned Innovation Network Corp. of Japan (INCJ) is investing $1.7 billion to buy a 69.2% stake in floundering chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp.

Electronics

Japan to Take Control of Chipmaker Renesas

Government-owned Innovation Network Corp. of Japan has agreed to invest 138 billion yen ($1.7 billion) in floundering chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp. in exchange for a 69.2% stake in the company.

Interiors & Electronics

Japan to Take Control of Chipmaker Renesas

Government-owned Innovation Network Corp. of Japan has agreed to invest 138 billion yen ($1.7 billion) in floundering chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp. in exchange for a 69.2% stake in the company.

Electronics

Japanese Firms Will Buy Stake in Renesas

Eight Japanese companies have agreed to invest about $126 million to acquire a combined 5% stake in struggling microchip maker Renesas Electronics Corp., The Nikkei reports.

Interiors & Electronics

Japanese Firms to Aid Ailing Renesas

Eight Japanese companies have agreed to invest about $126 million to acquire a combined 5% stake in struggling microchip maker Renesas Electronics Corp., The Nikkei reports.