Tesla, Panasonic to collaborate on solar cells production
Elon Musk's Tesla Motors said it would collaborate with Japan's Panasonic Corp to manufacture solar cells and modules in New York.
Under the agreement, which is a non-binding letter of intent, Tesla said it will use the cells and modules in a solar energy system that will work seamlessly with its energy storage products Powerwall and Powerpack.
The Japanese company is already working with the U.S. automaker to supply batteries for the Model 3, its first mass-market car.
Panasonic is expected to begin production at the Buffalo facility in 2017 and Tesla intends to provide a long-term... read more
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