Panasonic shuts DVD-player plant in Slovakia
Japanese electronics giant Panasonic said Thursday said it will close its Blu-ray and DVD player plant in eastern Slovakia as a result of declining sales.
Industry's thinnest battery connector corresponding to 6 ampere high current capacity
Panasonic Corporation announced today that it has developed a battery connector to FPC (Flexible Printed Circuit) board corresponding to high current capacity and boasting the industry's thinnest thickness. ...
Tesla loss widens as it ramps up expansion plan
US electric automaker Tesla Motors reported Thursday a widening loss in the past quarter amid record revenues as it ramped up plans for a giant battery plant for future vehicles.
Panasonic, Tesla to build big US battery plant
(AP)—American electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. is teaming up with Japanese electronics company Panasonic Corp. to build a battery manufacturing plant in the U.S. expected to create 6,500 jobs.
Nokia in wireless network deal with Panasonic
(AP)—Finnish wireless equipment maker Nokia says it has a preliminary agreement to acquire part of the wireless network business of Japan's Panasonic Corp.
Japanese TV makers bet on super-HD as World Cup looms
With a hopeful eye on the approaching World Cup, Japan's embattled TV makers are hoping the key to their rescue can be found on the second floor of Bic Camera's downtown Tokyo outlet.
Panasonic returns to annual profit on weak yen
Panasonic returned to profit after deep losses for the past two fiscal years, as a weak yen and restructuring efforts helped a gradual recovery, and forecast a 16 percent increase in gains for the coming year.
World's largest 4K video board
Churchill Downs will unveil the world's largest 4K ultra high-definition LED video board on Saturday, April 26, for the Spring Meet 2014. The 170-foot tall video screen, constructed by Panasonic Enterprise ...
Panasonic solar cell achieves world's highest energy conversion efficiency of 25.6%
Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has achieved a conversion efficiency of 25.6% (cell area: 143.7 cm²) in its HIT solar cells, a major increase over the previous world record for crystalline ...
Stand-alone photovoltaic power package for areas without electricity
Panasonic Corporation today announced it has developed the "Power Supply Container", a stand-alone photovoltaic power package, for areas without electricity. The Power Supply Container contains solar modules ...
Japan's Panasonic to give China expats 'pollution pay'
Japanese electronics giant Panasonic said Thursday it would give employees sent to China a wage premium to compensate for the country's hazardous air pollution, in a possible first for an international company.
"Archival Disc" standard for professional-use next-generation optical discs
Sony and Panasonic today announced that they have formulated "Archival Disc", a new standard for professional-use, next-generation optical discs, with the objective of expanding the market for long-term digital ...
12V Ni-MH energy recovery systems in new idle-stop minicars
Panasonic Corporation today announced that its 12V Energy Recovery Systems that use nickel metal hydride (Ni-MH) batteries are installed in the new idle-stop vehicles just rolled out by Nissan Motor Co., ...
Panasonic extends as Olympic sponsor through 2024
The IOC says Panasonic has extended its sponsorship of the Olympic Games through 2024.