Intel Corp. is reportedly postponing its plan to take driver-assist developer Mobileye public. The IPO could still happen in 2022, but the chip giant isn’t saying when — and the uncertainty over Mobileye’s immediate future might delay Intel’s ambitious semiconductor manufacturing expansion plan, dubbed IDM 2.0.Read More »Delayed Mobileye IPO May Mean Delayed Intel IDM 2.0
By Bolaji Ojo
STMicroelectronics NV and U.S.-based contract chipmaker GlobalFoundries Inc. said they have agreed to establish a new 300mm semiconductor manufacturing fab in France with “significant financial support” from the French government. They expect the new fab to start production in 2024 and become fully operational by 2026 when it should start producing up to 620,000 wafers per year.Read More »ST and GlobalFoundries Plan New 300mm Europe Chip Plant
Momentum is building among key traffic-safety stakeholders to address the alarming uptick in U.S. fatalities among pedestrians and cyclists.Read More »Pedestrian Rights Move to the Forefront in Traffic Safety Report
By George Leopold
General Motors and IBM-owned Red Hat announced this week they are collaborating on an in-vehicle operating system that would provide safety certification for GM’s Ultifi software platform while facilitating over-the-air software updates for connected vehicles.Read More »GM, Red Hat Join Forces on Auto OS
Is Tesla merely a Level-2 ADAS vehicle or a Level-4 highly automated car?
Most consumers find the technical distinctions between the established SAE levels of autonomy arcane and downright bewildering. But for California DMV regulators, this is the pivotal issue.Read More »Reining In Tesla’s Driverless Carriage