Panasonic has confirmed plans to expand at Tesla Gigafactory Nevada with a new production line, resulting in more battery cell production next year.
Panasonic Stories September 8
Panasonic Stories August 19
Tesla Gigafactory Nevada is getting a new battery cell production line as Panasonic invests an additional $100 million, according to a new report coming out of Japan.
Panasonic Stories July 30
Panasonic says that Tesla’s ‘2170’ batteries produced at Gigafactory Nevada are going to get a 20% increase in energy density over the next five years, which could result in significant performance improvements.
Panasonic Stories May 18
The relationship between Tesla and Panasonic has been deteriorating the past few years, but they are apparently back to making money — boosting the relationship and even resulting in talks to expand battery production at Gigafactory Nevada. expand full story
Panasonic Stories November 27, 2019
Tesla is making deals with several battery manufacturers in China for Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai, but the company is expected to eventually make its own batteries. Now Panasonic, Tesla’s partner for Gigafactory 1, denies any plan to partner with Tesla on Gigafactory 3 battery production. expand full story
Panasonic Stories October 31, 2019
Tesla Gigafactory 1 battery cell production is “quickly ramping up,” according to Panasonic, but some production efficiency improvements have been “delayed.” expand full story
Panasonic Stories October 9, 2019
A new report paints the Tesla-Panasonic relationship as hitting some hard times and it happens just as Tesla is moving to manufacture its own battery cells. expand full story
Panasonic Stories May 15, 2019
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 13, 2019
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, 2019
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