panasonic News of 09/19/19
Known For Its Electric Scooters, Gogoro Moves Toward Its Future As A Mobility Platform
Since the launch of its first electric scooter in 2015, Gogoro co-founder and CEO Horace Luke has frequently been asked when the startup is going to expand beyond Taiwan. In its home country, Gogoro’s two-wheel vehicles, with their distinctive ...
Tesla Reportedly Working On Its Own Battery Cell Manufacturing Capability
Automaker Tesla is looking into how it might own another key part of its supply chain, through research being done at a secret lab near its Fremont, CA HQ, CNBC reports . The company currently relies on Panasonic to build the battery pack and ...
American Airlines Now Offers Satellite-Based Wi-Fi Access Across Its Mainline Fleet
American Airlines , the world’s largest airline by fleet size and passenger traffic, has finished rolling out satellite-based broadband Wi-Fi to its entire mainline narrowbody fleet of over 700 aircraft (that is, the Boing 737s and Airbus ...
Tesla Might Get Into The Mining Business To Secure Minerals For Electric Batteries
Tesla might get into the business of mining minerals used in electric vehicle batteries if it wants to expand its product lineup and scale production, CEO Elon Musk said during the company’s annual shareholder meeting. The comments came ...
Tesla, Panasonic Modify Expansion Plans For Gigafactory
Tesla and Panasonic have paused plans to add more battery production lines at Gigafactory 1, its massive factory outside of Reno, Nevada that is a cornerstone to the automaker’s business. The Nikkei Asian Review initially reported ...
Toyota And Panasonic Will Showcase Assistive Robotics During The Tokyo Summer Olympics
Next year, the world’s top athletes will compete in the Tokyo Summer Games. Some of Japan’s biggest companies will also happily be using the opportunity to show off their latest technologies — namely a fleet of robotics aimed at helping human ...
Welcome To The Awkward Future Of The Open Office
I have seen the future — in fact, I have worn it. It’s big and awkward kind of digs into the top of your head with little metal bars designed to hold it in place. I was like 95 percent sure Wear Space was some viral bit of social commentary ...