The company is interested in acquiring Renesas' LSI chip production facility and converting it to a CMOS sensor facility.
Automotive chipmaker Renesas gives CNET a look into how sensor data comes together as a crucial step in the development of self-driving cars.
Apple may be looking to acquire a unit of Renesas Electronics that makes LCD chips for mobile devices, according to a Nikkei report. The deal could be worth close to half a billion dollars.
Semiconductor firm Renesas Electronic is buying the unit, which includes LTE, HSPA, and GSM technologies and patents.