Infineon signs semiconductor supply deal with automakers Hyundai, Kia

German chip manufacturer Infineon said it has signed a multi-year agreement with Hyundai and Kia to supply power semiconductors for the production of electric cars.

Infineon will build and reserve manufacturing capacity to supply silicon carbide and silicon power modules and chips to Hyundai and Kia until 2030, with the two carmakers to support the project with financial contributions, Infineon said in a statement.

“This partnership not only empowers Hyundai Motor and Kia to stabilise its semiconductor supply but also positions us to solidify our leadership in the global EV (electric vehicle) market,” Heung Soo Kim, Hyundai’s Executive Vice President, said in a statement.

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