Panasonic Automotive

Tesla, Panasonic agree to team on U.S. gigafactory

7:02 am U.S. ET | July 31, 2014
Tesla Motors and Panasonic have agreed to cooperate on the construction and operation of the American carmaker's so-called gigafactory, its envisioned large-scale battery manufacturing plant in the United States....
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Panasonic hesitant to commit to Tesla battery factory

11:04 pm U.S. ET | March 27, 2014
Panasonic, Tesla's primary supplier of lithium ion cells for its electric Model S sedans, hasn't committed to investing in the massive U.S. battery plant proposed by Tesla's Elon Musk....
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Toyota, auto electronics suppliers fuel earnings growth streak in Japan

6:34 am U.S. ET | Jan. 29, 2014
Japanese exporters led by Toyota are set to report higher third-quarter profit as a weaker yen fuels the country's longest stretch of earnings growth since 2007....
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Panasonic discusses acquisitions, alliances with auto suppliers

7:23 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
Panasonic is in talks with automotive parts makers for possible acquisitions or alliances as Japan’s No. 2 television producer seeks to expand the components it delivers to vehicle manufacturers....
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Tesla awards Panasonic 4-year battery contract

6:52 am U.S. ET | Oct. 30, 2013
Panasonic won a new contract to supply cells to Tesla Motors’ Model S and Model X in a deal that may generate $7 billion in revenue....
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Panasonic to increase its battery capacity

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2013
Panasonic Corp. plans a big increase in lithium ion battery capacity next year, for both hybrid and electric vehicles, including the Tesla Model S sedan....
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Panasonic enters head-up display fray

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 21, 2013
Japanese electronics giant Panasonic Corp. has developed a head-up display it hopes to sell to U.S. carmakers, as the front-and-center safety feature gains traction....
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Panasonic's goals for infotainment: Easy to use, rich with content

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2013
Panasonic Corp. is the world's largest supplier of automotive infotainment, according to a survey by consultant IHS Automotive, with infotainment revenues estimated at $4 billion last year....
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Panasonic, Blue Note Records to create custom in-vehicle audio systems

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 27, 2013
Panasonic said it will work with jazz record label Blue Note Records to develop custom-branded audio systems and content for the global automotive market....
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Panasonic executive charged with price-fixing on Toyota components

4:45 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 24, 2013
A federal grand jury in Detroit indicted another Japanese automotive executive on Tuesday for involvement in an international pricing-fixing conspiracy. According to the federal charges, Shinichi Kotani, an executive for Panasonic, participated in fixing prices on switches and steering angles sensors for Toyota vehicles sold in the United States....
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