Automotive Devices

Toshiba has a wide range of semiconductor products that are essential for the electrification of automobiles. Toshiba focuses mainly on automotive inverters, battery management systems, and motor drives for applications such as electric power steering, electric water pumps, and fans for electric air conditioning. In particular, our high voltage and low loss power devices make a significant contribution in achieving highly efficient electrification. Toshiba will continue to provide cutting-edge semiconductor technologies with future perspective.

Discrete Semiconductor

Automotive MOSFETs
Toshiba offers an extensive line of power devices such as power MOSFETs for various automotive applications, including 12V battery and motor control systems.
Automotive Photocouplers
It combines a high-light-output LED chip and a high-gain photochip. It contributes to the improvement of safety by redundant communication and the reduction of the area occupied by the board.
Automotive Photorelays (MOSFET Output)
Non-contact relays contribute to power saving and long life of the set. In combination with MOSFETS, photovoltaic couplers can realize contactless relays with the desired output.


Automotive TVS Diodes (ESD Protection Diodes)
It absorbs static electricity from outside, prevents circuit malfunction, and protects the device.
Automotive Schottky Barrier Diodes
Schottky barrier diodes are available with a wide range of reverse voltage specifications extending from 20 V to 60 V.
Automotive Rectifier Diodes
Toshiba offers rectification diodes in surface-mount packages with a reverse voltage ranging from 200 V to 1000 V and an average forward current ranging from 0.5 A to 3 A.
Automotive Switching Diodes
To meet diverse customer needs, Toshiba offers products with a wide choice of voltage specifications and available in various small surface-mount packages.
Automotive Zener Diodes
Zener diodes are available with a wide range of Zener voltage specifications extending from 6.2 V to 82 V.


Automotive Bipolar Transistors
Toshiba’s extensive lineup ranges from ultra-small, surface-mounted, small-signal transistors to power transistors with medium-sized, surface-mount packages, including low-saturation and high-current types.
Automotive Bias Resistor Built-in Transistors (BRTs, Digital Transistors)
To meet diverse customer needs, Toshiba offers an extensive lineup of resistors available in small surface-mount packages.

Logic ICs

Automotive CMOS Logic ICs
Toshiba’s extensive lineup offers a wide range of functions and includes low-voltage-operation-type and high-speed-type standard logic products. We also offer industry standard packages from small US packages.
Automotive One-Gate Logic ICs (L-MOS)
To meet your needs, Toshiba offer products with various functions that are available in small surface-mount packages.

Analog Devices

Toshiba has a 0.13-μm BiCD process that can integrate analog circuitry with large logic and power (DMOS) devices on the same chip.The BiCD process helps reduce the size and power consumption of automotive systems. With the ever-increasing computerization of electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), demand for electronic devices for motor and other applications is increasing.In addition to the 0.13-μm BiCD process, Toshiba offers analog devices with a wide range of current and voltage ratings as well as circuit technologies that are optimized for various applications.

This figure lists Application Areas for Toshiba's Analog Devices.
Automotive Brushless Motor Driver ICs
For automotive electric pumps, we use sensor-less technology with hard logic control, which has a proven track record in many automotive. These automotive motor ASSPs meet the specifications required by customers for various applications and motorization needs.
Automotive Brushed DC Motor Driver ICs
A brushed motor is used the most in the type of motor for automotive application.
Toshiba has various of H-Bridge driver ICs which realize system optimization of ECU.
Automotive Stepping Motor Driver ICs
Toshiba’s line of stepping motor drivers is for a general multipurpose use and suitable for a wide range of automotive applications. These products have the advantage of being highly efficient at a simple clock input interface, microstep to reduce noise and vibration, and error detections such as a stall detection and an over current detection.
Automotive Driver ICs
Toshiba offers high/low side switches, gate drivers, etc. that include the protection and diagnostic functions necessary for automotive applications.
Automotive System Power Supplies ICs
Along with the electronic devices of the vehicle is high performance for example EPS, it becomes necessary for power supply ICs to correspond to large currents outputs, multiple outputs, and functional safety. Toshiba provides automotive solutions with high reliability to satisfy the customers demand specification.
Automotive audio power amplifier ICs
Toshiba’s audio power amplifier for in-vehicle adopts the low on-resistance 0.13um process with the leading edge and top-class in the industry, and realize
the high quality design by including the various protection functions and the original safety function for in-vehicle.
Automotive Network Communication
The platform configuration of automotive network communication has been changing because motor vehicles are rapidly becoming electrified and digitalized. Toshiba offers automotive network communication devices that meet the needs of the times.

Digital Devices

To built-in our latest digital processing technologies in a single chip, we can realize e.g. an image synthesis /processing from multi camera inputs or an interface format converter to be suitable for an LCD panel, and a gap filler of an information transactions between legacy peripheral devices and the latest SoC /network interface.

Digital Devices
Video Processors
Video processing ICs for automotive display systems. Support video signal processing as a companion chip for SoC.
In addition to one chip IC, Toshiba has some of accessory devices specialized in picture quality adjustment.
Video Decoder ICs
Video decoder ICs for rear camera systems in-vehicle. Receive analog video(CVBS) and decord to digital format like a BT.656.
As a line-up, there are several ICs that has 2ch decoders or adapts to YCbCr signal.
Automotive Interface Bridge ICs
As in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) and Telematics systems become more sophisticated, requiring greater functionality and higher performance, new interface standards for in-vehicle equipment have increased. Therefore, an interface gap problem between peripheral devices and Systems-on-chip (SoCs) easily arises.

Wireless Devices

RF-ICs for in-vehicle communication are products that perform wireless communication in automobiles.
Our product lineup is used in electronic toll collection system (ETC), remote keyless entry (RKE) systems that remotely lock and unlock car doors, and tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS).

This is the block diagram of the Remote Keyless Entry System.
In-vehicle wireless communication ICs
Toshiba offers products suitable for ETC and RKE.
Our lineup can be used not only for in-vehicle applications, but also for ETC roadside machines and IoT devices.


Toshiba focuses on contributing to the electrification of automobiles and leverage our cutting-edge semiconductor technology to provide a wide range of semiconductor products, including analog, connectivity, discrete, logic and power management.


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