Panasonic gets highest polluting Chinese factory to “net zero”
Published in News


Expect a lot of announcements like this

Panasonic got its highest-emitting Chinese factory, which makes lithium-ion and nickel-metal hydride batteries, to "virtually net zero" carbon dioxide.

Panasonic and McAfee team up on car security
Published in Transportation


Because hackers will take down your car


Panasonic and McAfee are building a Vehicle Security Operation Centre to commercialise vehicle security monitoring services.

Panasonic releases new TOUGHBOOK 33
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 24 March 2021 10:26

Panasonic releases new TOUGHBOOK 33


40 percent faster, double the memory and storage


Panasonic has doubled down with its latest generation of the popular TOUGHBOOK 33 rugged notebook by delivering 40 percent faster performance, double the memory and storage of its predecessor all at a similar price point.

Panasonic buys Blue Yonder
Published in News
Monday, 08 March 2021 11:27

Panasonic buys Blue Yonder


Spends $6.45 billion

Panasonic is to buy US software firm Blue Yonder for $6.45 billion in what will be the Japanese electronics firm’s biggest acquisition since 2011.

Qualcomm Nuvia has acquisition automotive angle
Published in Transportation


Analysis: General Motors, Renault, Bosh, Continental, and co.  

Automotive plays a vital role in the Nuvia deal. Nuvia has a data center chip that will tape out first, but what works in a data center can quickly be turned into an automotive chip. An Automotive/self-driving chip is nothing but a data center on wheels designed to be power-aware and process tremendous amounts of data from multiple sensors.

Panasonic developing new battery for Tesla
Published in News
Thursday, 29 October 2020 11:29

Panasonic developing new battery for Tesla


Stores more and is cheaper to make

Panasonic is working to develop a new battery cell for Tesla which has a larger cylindrical format called 4680 that can store more energy and is easier to make.

Panasonic releases new Toughbook
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 25 June 2020 09:49

Panasonic releases new Toughbook


For mobile workers

Panasonic strengthened its Android tablet line-up today with the launch of the TOUGHBOOK A3, a fully rugged tablet with a 10.1 inch display.

Panasonic gives up on Tesla's Buffalo plant
Published in News
Thursday, 27 February 2020 10:50

Panasonic gives up on Tesla's Buffalo plant


We don't need no buffalos

Panasonic said it will stop producing solar cells and modules at Tesla's factory in Buffalo ending a four-year joint venture with the electric care maker.

Toyota and Panasonic set up company for 'connected' homes
Published in IoT


We are all connected

Toyota and Panasonic have teamed up on “connected” services to be used in homes and urban development.

Panasonic wants to invest more in Tesla
Published in News
Thursday, 11 April 2019 12:32

Panasonic wants to invest more in Tesla


Quashes rumours that the two outfits had fallen out

Panasonic is looking at further investments in battery production at its Gigafactory venture with Tesla and quashed rumours the two outfits had fallen out.