CAN controller chip sales outstrip expectations

CAN in Automation (CiA) recently assessed all CAN protocol controller manufacturers' chip sales for 1998 and developed a forecast for the next three years. The study found there were 59.8 million chips sold in 1997 and 97 million sold in 1998, a dramatic and higher than expected increase, according to CiA.

09/01/1999


CAN in Automation (CiA) recently assessed all CAN protocol controller manufacturers' chip sales for 1998 and developed a forecast for the next three years. The study found there were 59.8 million chips sold in 1997 and 97 million sold in 1998, a dramatic and higher than expected increase, according to CiA. Based on these results, CiA forecasts total chip sales will reach 123 million in 1999; 137 million in 2000; 149 million in 2001; and 173 million in 2002. CiA states its survey was "conservative" because it didn't consider sales figures from CAN chip makers that failed to respond to its questionnaire. Moreover, the forecast for 2000 and beyond doesn't include all expected CAN nodes in automobiles produced in the U.S. and Far East. At the beginning of 1999, CiA estimates more than 140 million CAN controllers had been installed worldwide.





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