Our packaging and technology solutions address demanding challenges faced by automotive IC manufacturers
Automotive electronics encompasses a variety of products – from body electronics and access systems to engine, lighting and infotainment components. Amkor offers an industry-leading portfolio of automotive packaging technologies including:
- Low-Cost Flip Chip
- Wafer Level Chip Scale Packaging (WLCSP)
- System in Package (laminate and wafer-based)
- MEMS and Sensor
- Power Discrete
Enabling the future of automotive
The automotive industry is going through a revolution, and with this growth comes opportunities for stakeholders to add economic value to end users. Several environmental, economic and social factors are influencing future electric vehicle designs, safety and powertrain choices. Whether it’s ADAS, infotainment or electrification applications, performance and reliability aspects shape each player’s strategy.
Semiconductor suppliers, including OSATs, offer packaging technologies that are cutting edge, reliable and cost effective to realize various functional ability for evolving automotive applications. Amkor is the leading automotive OSAT for providing turnkey solutions, including wafer sort, bump services, packaging, test and burn-in, to meet aggressive go-to-market plans. Amkor’s factories are IATF16949 certified and adhere to highest levels of quality controls.
The chassis is the structural framework of a vehicle to which the body (and related components) are mounted. Chassis electronics are compact and robust to ensure the safety of drivers, passengers and cargo.
- Anti-lock braking system
- Steering control
- Tire pressure monitoring
- Inertial, pressure and other sensors
- A/D and D/A converters
- Level and roll control
xEV solutions refer to power components that help in power conversion from battery to electric drive motors, on-board charging of DC batteries and DC-DC conversion to 12V/24V systems.
- Traction inverter
- On-board charger
- Battery management systems
- Power conversion
- DC-DC step up/step down
Vehicle sensor systems that alert drivers to hazardous conditions or potential harm are vital for driving safety.
- Event data recorder
- Inertial Measurement Units
Central body control systems manage all of the safety, power management and diagnostic systems on the vehicle.
- Climate control
- LEDs and LED drivers
- NFC and connecters (CAN/LIN, Ethernet buses)
Infotainment & Telematics
Vehicles utilize a variety of hardware and software products that help enhance driver and passenger experience as well as enable safety and connectivity features.
- Display (in-panel and head-up)
- Navigation systems
- Vehicle to everything (V2X)
- PMICs, RFICs
- LED drivers
- Touch screen controllers
- CAN transceivers
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) automate some aspects of the driving process, such as parking assistance, lane positioning and collision avoidance. ADAS systems use multiple sensors such as cameras, radar, LiDAR and ultrasonic sensors to improve the safety of the vehicle.
- Automatic emergency braking
- Adaptive cruise control
- Collision warning
- Lane keep assist
- Parking assist
- CMOS image sensors
- mmWave radar
Powertrain refers to primary components, such as the engine, transmission and drive shafts, tasked with generating power and delivering it where needed for successful vehicle operation. Powertrain semiconductors are used in managing and reducing fuel consumption and emissions.
- Engine computer
- Fuel injection
- Start-stop systems
- Electric motor control
- Battery management
- Transceivers & Connectors (CAN/LIN, Ethernet buses)