Panasonic hesitant about investing in Musk's huge Tesla battery factory

Mar 28, 2014

Panasonic hesitant about investing in Musk's huge Tesla battery factory

Panasonic Corp., Tesla Motors Inc.’s primary supplier of lithium-ion battery cells for its electric Model S sedans, has not committed to investing in a massive U.S. battery plant proposed by Tesla’s Elon Musk. Joining Tesla’s “Gigafactory” battery project would raise investment risks, Panasonic President ...

MMC to boost minicars with new alliance

Nov 6, 2013

MMC to boost minicars with new alliance

by Masaaki Kameda

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. President Osamu Masuko said Wednesday the automaker will develop new minivehicles, including an electric version, for the global market through its newly announced collaboration with the Renault-Nissan Alliance. “We feel minisize electric vehicles will be accepted well in the market,” Masuko ...

Jul 3, 2013

Honda, GM to tie up on green tech

Honda Motor Co. and General Motors Co. will jointly develop a fuel-cell vehicle under their envisioned tie-up on environmental technology, sources said Tuesday. The companies were expected to unveil the plan on the development of the fuel-cell vehicle at a news conference in New ...