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Infineon and Semikron Danfoss sign supply agreement for electric vehicle chips

Infineon and Semikron Danfoss sign supply agreement for electric vehicle chips

Posted Date: 2023-07-14

July 13, 2023 /SemiMedia/ — Infineon Applied sciences AG introduced that it has signed a multi-year settlement with Semikron Danfoss for the amount provide of silicon-based electromobility chips. Infineon will provide Semikron Danfoss with chipsets consisting of IGBTs and diodes. These chips are primarily used within the energy modules of inverters, that are utilized in the principle drive of electrical automobiles.

“As the worldwide chief in automotive semiconductors, Infineon permits game-changing options for clear and secure mobility. Already immediately, our IGBTs and diodes play a significant position within the business’s electromobility transformation by enabling environment friendly energy conversion within the electrical powertrain,” mentioned Peter Schiefer, President of Infineon’s Automotive division. “Our broad product portfolio, system experience and steady funding in our manufacturing capabilities make us a valued accomplice of automotive gamers like Semikron Danfoss.”

Claus A. Petersen, President of Semikron Danfoss added: “Semikron Danfoss gives automotive prospects with energy modules primarily based on essentially the most superior meeting applied sciences that absolutely exploit the capabilities of IGBTs and diodes to allow additional decarbonization of the transportation sector. Automotive prospects belief us as an skilled long-term accomplice to drive the transformation within the business.”

The IGBTs and diodes for Semikron Danfoss might be manufactured by Infineon at its websites in Dresden, Germany, and Kulim, Malaysia. Semikron Danfoss manufactures its personal automotive energy modules in Nuremberg and Flensburg in Germany, in Utica, US, and as of subsequent yr, in Nanjing, China.