STMicroelectronics set to launch new electric vehicles chip production at its facility

MOROCCO – STMicroelectronics, a French-Italian multinational electronics and semiconductors manufacturer, is set to inaugurate a new electric vehicles (EV) chip production at its facility in Bouskoura, Morocco. The plant will be dedicated to producing electronic chips for Tesla after STMicroelectronics won a contract with the American electric automaker. Initial production has already begun on the company’s existing lines.  The announcement makes Morocco the first African country to fully venture into the emerging market of electric vehicle export. Globally, there has been a biting shortage of microchips: the Covid-19 pandemic increased…

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