Geely Automobile Group (hereinafter referred to as “Geely”), a leading Chinese automobile manufacturer, and ROHM semiconductor Group (hereinafter referred to as “Rohm”), a world-renowned semiconductor manufacturer, have entered into a strategic partnership. The two parties will jointly work on advanced technologies in the automotive field. development. Recently, the two parties held an online signing ceremony of the strategic cooperation agreement. Geely Chairman An Conghui and ROHM Chairman Gong Matsumoto attended the signing ceremony.
Geely and Roma have established a cooperative relationship through the development of various in-vehicle applications since they started technical exchanges in 2018. The conclusion of this partnership will further promote the integrated development of both parties and accelerate technological innovation in the automotive field.
Geely will use ROHM’s advanced power solutions with silicon carbide as the core to develop high-efficiency Electronic control systems and on-board charging systems to extend the cruising range of electric vehicles, reduce battery costs and shorten charging time. In addition, it will improve user experience by developing high-performance ADAS and smart cockpit systems using a wide range of product groups and solutions, including ROHM communication ICs and various discrete components.
As the first cooperation achievement between the two parties, the electronic control system using ROHM silicon carbide has been applied to the pure electric platform currently being developed by Geely.
Through the cooperation, Geely and ROHM will promote the development of low-carbon technologies in the automotive industry and technologies to realize a safe and secure mobility society, and contribute to the realization of a sustainable society.
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