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Panasonic is building the solar roof for Japan’s Prius plug-in

Published: February 28, 2017

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Filed under: Green , Toyota , Hatchback , Electric , Hybrid Panasonic’s Tesla connection raises intriguing possibilities. Continue reading Panasonic is building the solar roof for Japan’s Prius plug-in Panasonic is building the solar roof for Japan’s Prius plug-in originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:41:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds


Panasonic is building the solar roof for Japan’s Prius plug-in

Published: February 28, 2017

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Filed under: Green , Toyota , Hatchback , Electric , Hybrid Panasonic’s Tesla connection raises intriguing possibilities. Continue reading Panasonic is building the solar roof for Japan’s Prius plug-in Panasonic is building the solar roof for Japan’s Prius plug-in originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:41:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds .


Tesla’s new battery will be more dense and less expensive.

Published: November 3, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Tesla , Emerging Technologies , Technology , Electric Elon Musk has nothing but great things to say about the new 2170 battery cell. Continue reading Tesla’s new battery will be more dense and less expensive.


Tesla looking for new lithium suppliers for Model 3, Gigafactory

Published: April 14, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Plants/Manufacturing , Tesla , Electric Tesla Motors may be enlisting more firms to complement Panasonic’s efforts to meet lithium-ion battery demand. Continue reading Tesla looking for new lithium suppliers for Model 3, Gigafactory Tesla looking for new lithium suppliers for Model 3, Gigafactory originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 14 Apr 2016 14:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds


Gogoro Smartscooter swaps tiny Tesla-like batteries

Published: January 8, 2016

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Filed under: Green , 2016 CES , Transportation Alternatives , Europe , Electric The Gogoro Smartscooter is an electric vehicle powered by swappable batteries.


Tesla finds new battery supplier in LG Chem with Roadster upgrade

Published: October 29, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Tesla , Convertible , Electric , Performance Rather than its usual partnership with Panasonic, Tesla is using cells from LG Chem for the upgrades to the Roadster’s battery pack. Continue reading Tesla finds new battery supplier in LG Chem with Roadster upgrade Tesla finds new battery supplier in LG Chem with Roadster upgrade originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 29 Oct 2015 19:03:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds .


Panasonic is EV battery king today, but watch out for LG Chem

Published: August 20, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Tesla , Green Culture , Emerging Technologies , Technology , Electric , Hybrid Panasonic currently holds the highest market share in the EV battery industry, but LG Chem is rapidly making deals with automakers that could soon give it that crown.


Official: Tesla, Panasonic officially partner up for Gigafactory

Published: July 31, 2014

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Manufacturing/Plants , Tesla Motors The first of perhaps ‘hundreds’ of gigafactories is now one step closer to reality: Tesla and Panasonic have announced their official agreement to work together on the gigafactory. The two companies have worked together for many years on electric vehicles, but this new deal takes the partnership to a whole new level. The basic gist, since the agreement itself has not been released, is that Tesla will take care of the exterior (the “land, buildings and utilities”) while Panasonic will pay for the machines inside in order to, “manufacture and supply cylindrical lithium-ion cells” that Tesla will then use to, you know, build battery packs


Study: Battery-pack production for plug-ins, hybrids, triples in three years

Published: May 15, 2014

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Filed under: Emerging Technologies , EV/Plug-in , Hybrid , Manufacturing/Plants Panasonic’s standing in the plug-in and hybrid battery production industry has zoomed ahead like a Tesla Model S taking off from a standstill. That’s appropriate because the Japanese company’s relationship with the California-based automaker has been the primary reason for its growth, which looks like it will continue to be rapid. According to new numbers from Lux Research , battery manufacturers are producing 1.4 gigawatt-hours worth of batteries for plug-in and pure battery-electric vehicles per quarter, up from under 200 MWh in early 2011.


Official: Tesla expands li-ion battery deal with Panasonic, Supercharger network

Published: October 30, 2013

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Tesla Motors Tesla Motors is on the move today, announcing an expanded deal with Panasonic for more and better lithium-ion automotive batteries as well as progress on the US Supercharger network.


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