Spansion Inc. extends its automotive flash memory portfolio with the addition of six automotive-grade devices. The three new Serial NOR and three new NAND memory densities are specifically qualified to meet the extended temperature ranges and stringent quality requirements of the automotive industry. The company complements the Spansion FL1-K serial NOR flash family with automotive devices qualified for extended temperature ranges from -40 to +125°C (-40 to +257°F) in 16-, 32-, and 64-Mb densities. In addition, automotive-grade Spansion ML-G1 NAND flash memories qualified for -40 to +105°C (-40 to +221°F) in 1-, 2-, and 4-Gb densities are also available. According to the company, all six new Spansion devices are AEC-Q100 qualified and meet Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) requirements.