According to reports, TSMC has recently begun allocating foundry capacity in the second quarter of this year.

The report stated that TSMC’s production capacity in the second quarter will be dominated by orders for 5G, high-speed computing (HPC), and automotive electronic chips. It is expected that automotive chip suppliers will get more foundry production capacity.

According to earlier reports, TSMC has started its super hot runs plan to give priority to the foundry of automotive chips. It now appears that TSMC has indeed taken action to alleviate the shortage of automotive chips.