Panasonic Mining News

Panasonic Says Gigafactory Profit in Sight as Tesla Ramps Output

Panasonic already makes money on batteries for the Model S and Model X, which it produces domestically.

Tesla gets Panasonic's help with ahead-of-schedule battery plant

Panasonic Corp. is taking steps to help Elon Musk solve the “production hell” problem that has plagued the car that’s key to making profits.

Why battery miners are swarming Europe’s biggest rock collection

Being home to Europe’s biggest rock collection has finally come in handy for Sweden

Tesla's battery maker suspends cobalt supplier amid sanctions concern

Panasonic said it was unable to determine how much of the cobalt used in batteries it makes for Tesla cars comes from Cuba.

Lithium demand on the rise

The U.S. decision last month to launch a Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Export initiative should turn out to be yet another boon for lithium producers, who are or will be trying to sell into a growing lithium ion battery market for technological and electric car uses.