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2010-04-22 02:57:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, April 22 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its unaudited results for the first quarter of 2010(1). For the first quarter ended March 31, 2010, AUO posted consolidated revenue of NT$111,564 million (US$3,516 million)(2), down 2.9% from the previous quarter. Gross profit improved 62.8% quarter-over-quarter to NT$14,270 million (US$450 million), representing a gross margin of 12.8%. Operating...

2010-04-08 03:52:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, April 8 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its preliminary consolidated March 2010 revenue of NT$40,666 million, up by 24.5% from February and 83.9% year-over-year. In the first quarter of 2010, AUO's unaudited consolidated revenues totaled NT$111,556 million, down by a slight 2.9% quarter-over-quarter but an impressive growth of 119.9% year-over-year. Large-sized panel (a)...

2010-03-31 02:02:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, March 31 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) announced today that AUO has signed an MOU with Toshiba Mobile Display Co., Ltd. ("TMD") to purchase 100% shares of AFPD Pte., Ltd. ("AFPD"), a subsidiary of TMD in Singapore and a leading manufacturer of LCD panels based on low temperature polysilicon (LTPS) technology. Meanwhile, AUO and TMD intend to enter into certain agreements relating to each party's...

2010-03-15 02:36:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, March 15 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- To provide closer services to branded customers in China, AU Optronics Corp. submitted an application to the Investment Commission of the Ministry of Economic Affairs in regard to the investment plan in Kunshan, Jiangsu to establish a G7.5 TFT-LCD front-end manufacturing fab. According to the government regulation, the investment project application is subject to approval by the Core Technology Committee. AUO expects the investment...

2010-03-15 02:36:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, March 15 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) will exhibit at FPD China 2010 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) from March 16-18 to demonstrate a full range of innovative display applications and power-saving green technologies. 3D display technologies with panels ranging from 8 to 65 inches, the full range of 42 to 55-inch power-saving and LED backlit LCD TV panels, multi-touch LED panels...

2010-03-12 06:26:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, March 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) held a meeting of the Board of Directors on March 12, 2010, at which the Board approved a resolution establishing a joint venture of TFT-LCD module production and TV-set ODM with TPV Technology Limited in Gorzow, Poland, with a view to provide closer services to customers and to develop the European market. If the investment plan is approved by the relevant regulatory...

2010-03-08 05:21:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, March 8 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its preliminary consolidated February 2010 revenue of NT$32,666 million, down by 14.5% from January and up by an impressive 112.4% year-over-year. Due to the Chinese New Year holidays and fewer workdays in February, large-sized panel (a) shipments for February 2010, with applications as desktop monitors, notebook PCs, and LCD TVs, totaled around...

2010-03-01 03:24:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, March 1 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) will exhibit at PV EXPO 2010 in Tokyo Big Sight, Japan from March 3-5 to showcase its competitive edge in the solar industry value chain. High quality polysilicon, ingots and wafers produced by M.Setek and high-efficiency mono-crystalline and multi-crystalline PV modules from AUO will be on display. The PV EXPO in Japan is one of the most noted professional PV...

2010-02-25 03:59:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Following the announcement made in Yokohama, Japan last October on "Green SELECT", dedicated to the building of an environmentally friendly low-carbon society, AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today made a declaration of carbon footprint reduction, aiming at a 30% decrease in its carbon footprint level in 2009 by 2012. AUO was among the first in the world to implement carbon footprint assessment of...

2010-01-29 04:13:00

HSINCHU, Taiwan, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- AU Optronics Corp. ("AUO" or the "Company") (TAIEX: 2409; NYSE: AUO) today announced its decision, approved by its Board of Directors on January 29th, to subscribe new shares to be issued by M.Setek for seizing the highly-growing Solar market opportunities and accelerating establishment of key material capacity. AUO will invest 15 billion yen to strengthen its strategic position in solar value chain. Being a major supplier to renowned...