A new report shows that Tesla’s solar factory in Buffalo, which the company dubbed ‘Gigafactory 2’, mainly serves as a Panasonic factory to supply other solar companies. expand full story
Panasonic Stories May 15
Panasonic Stories May 13
Tesla’s main battery supplier and partner in Gigafactory 1 says that the start of Model Y production next year will result in a battery cell shortage at the factory. expand full story
Panasonic Stories April 25
Tesla’s battery supplier Panasonic is considering switching 18650 battery cell production lines, which currently supply cells for Tesla’s Model S and Model X, to 2170 cell production, according to a report from Japan. expand full story
Panasonic Stories April 11
Tesla’s stock (TSLA) fell early this morning after a questionable report stated that the automaker and its partner Panasonic have suspended their investments in the expansion at Gigafactory 1. expand full story
Panasonic Stories January 22
Toyota and Panasonic have confirmed that they are starting a wide-ranging new battery joint-venture to manufacture and sell battery cells for electric vehicles. expand full story
Ever since Tesla’s inception, Panasonic has been the automaker’s only approved battery supplier when it comes to its electric vehicles.
Now Tesla is reportedly looking to approve its second one in order to supply battery cells to Gigafactory 3 in China. expand full story
Panasonic Stories January 21
Panasonic, Tesla’s battery cell partner, is reportedly teaming up with Toyota to create an important electric vehicle battery cell venture in China and Japan. expand full story
Panasonic Stories December 26, 2018
China is the place to be when it comes to electric vehicles and Panasonic now plans to almost double its electric vehicle battery production in the country to take advantage of the surging market. expand full story
Panasonic Stories October 31, 2018
Panasonic is currently deploying new production lines at Tesla Gigafactory 1 to get to 35 GWh of battery cell production by the end of the year.
Now the battery manufacturing says that it is in talks with Tesla to increase its investment at Gigafactory 1 to push the production beyond 35 GWh. expand full story
Panasonic Stories September 26, 2018
Panasonic’s battery cell production at Tesla Gigafactory 1 has emerged as a bottleneck in Model 3 production as Tesla managed to fix its own production issues.
The battery manufacturer has been deploying new production lines to fix the problem and they now say that they are “ahead of schedule.” expand full story