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Tesla’s battery Partner Panasonic will ask the Chinese Government to be...

Panasonic, the exclusive battery supplier for Tesla, will request China to include the company in the government ‘white list’ of approved battery...

Panasonic Auto Division Chief Admits Model 3 Battery Production is Still...

“The bottleneck for Model 3 production has been our batteries. They just want us to make as many as possible.” - Mr. Yoshio Ito,...

How Will the Recent Cobalt Price Drop Affect the EV Battery...

After hitting recent highs of over $40/lb. in April 2018, the price of cobalt - a critical but expensive component of Lithium-ion batteries used in...

Did Tesla Really Renege on its Solar Panel Deal with Panasonic?

A WSJ article earlier this week cited Panasonic as saying that "Tesla has backed away from an agreement to buy all of the output from...

Tesla Model 3 2170 Battery Cell Format is Years Ahead of...

When Tesla boasted that its Model 3 batteries were "the highest energy density cells used in any electric vehicle," it may or may not...

Why Tesla Has Free Rein of the EV Market for the...

I recently wrote an article about Tesla and the Model 3 not having any serious competition for at least five years from now. In...

Panasonic Flags Cell Shortage as Tesla Creeps Towards 5,000 Model 3s...

The sharp increase in Model 3 production has been great for Tesla fans and investors, but it appears to have put some pressure on...

World’s Biggest EV Battery Maker Tops 44% Gain after IPO

If you thought Panasonic was the largest EV battery maker in the world, then you'd be forgiven for making a mistake. That accolade goes...

8 Years Ago This Happened between Tesla and Panasonic

Almost eight years ago in June 2010 in Suminoe, Japan, Panasonic Energy Company president Naoto Noguchi presented Tesla Motors CTO JB Straubel with the...