TrendForce research indicates that in 1H23, the utilization rate of 8-inch production capacity primarily benefited from sporadic inventory restocking orders for Driver ICs in the second quarter.
TrendForce reports that the global automotive market continues to blaze ahead in its vigorous expansion, with vehicle displays steering toward larger dimensions and tech-savvy cockpits. In this technological race, many panel makers are ramping up their visibility in the automotive supply chain, dreaming big to clinch a Tier 1 supplier status.
According to the latest data from TrendForce, car sales across 37 regional markets (as indicated in the notes under the table below) in August totaled 5.55 million vehicles, representing an increase of nearly 1% compared with July.
TrendForce projects that shipments of smartphone display panels (smartphone panels) will reach approximately 1.85 billion pieces in 2023, reflecting a YoY increase of 8.7%.
The latest “Automotive Display Market Analysis” from TrendForce indicates that the overall demand for automotive display panels (automotive panels) is gradually stabilizing and shows an upward trend as the automotive market as a whole slowly recovers, and promotional activities related to smart cockpits continue to expand.