ST, Infineon, NXP among top five auto IC vendors
ST, NXP and Infineon are all in the top five IC suppliers to the auto industry, says Strategy Analytics.
No.1 player is Renesas with $3bn in revenues for a 14% market share ahead of Infineon with 10% share, followed by ST, Freescale and NXP.
The market grew 11% to $23bn.
“Automotive semiconductor vendors faced a variety of major regional challenges to demand growth in 2011, including the Japan earthquake, the Euro–zone debt crisis and floods in Thailand,” says Strategy Analytics’ Chris Webber, “nevertheless, these vendors turned in healthy double digit revenue growth.”