ARTICLES RELATING TO PANASONIC

R48bn plant for Tesla superbatteries

2014-02-28 07:58

Tesla Motors has unveiled plans for a "gigafactory" to assemble advanced batteries for electric cars.

Panasonic makeover brings profit surge

2014-02-04 12:21

Panasonic says its quarterly earnings more than tripled, extending its renaissance as a maker of high-tech parts for cars and energy-efficient homes.

Panasonic president takes 50% pay cut

2013-04-17 09:22

The president and chief executive of Panasonic take responsibility for the firm's financial woes by having their salaries cut in half, the company says.

Sharp, Panasonic post massive losses

2013-02-01 10:29

Panasonic and Sharp have racked up more than $11bn in combined losses over the nine months to December.

Panasonic goes ultraHD

2013-01-08 22:27

Panasonic is showing off a prototype TV that combines the two hottest technologies at this year's gadget show in Las Vegas: Organic light-emitting diodes and ultrahigh definition.

Fitch cuts Sony, Panasonic ratings to junk

2012-11-22 10:09

Ratings agency Fitch says it is cutting the debt ratings of consumer electronics makers Sony and Panasonic to junk status, citing weakness in their business.

Sharp projects $5.6bn annual loss

2012-11-01 14:40

Embattled Japanese electronics maker Sharp says it will book a $5.6bn annual net loss in the wake of a huge restructuring, nearly double its earlier forecast.

Panasonic forecasts 'mammoth' loss

2012-10-31 11:01

Panasonic says it will book a huge $9.6bn net loss in the fiscal year to March as the electronics giant undergoes a major overhaul of its troubled business.

Panasonic eyes job cuts in restructuring

2011-04-28 18:29

Electronics giant Panasonic says it aims to cut its global workforce by about 17 000 positions, in a bid to streamline its operations.

Eco-friendly, high-tech home

2009-12-16 18:12

On Tokyo Bay, at the edge of the largest urban sprawl on Earth, sits what may be an environmentalist's dream home.

 

Panasonic makes comeback

2014-02-05 10:49

Panasonic shares have rocketed 19% after the struggling Japanese electronics giant said it swung into the black with a $2.4bn profit in the nine months to December.

Panasonic sells health unit for $1.67bn

2013-09-27 14:56

Panasonic is selling a majority stake in its health unit to US buyout firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts for $1.67bn.

Panasonic to shrink TV business

2013-03-18 08:48

Embattled Japanese electronics giant Panasonic plans to scale down its television business and withdraw from manufacturing plasma displays, a report says.

Television may be watching you

2013-01-09 22:22

In the new world of technology, television is not just for watching. It is also watching you.

EU imposes record cartel fine on Philips

2012-12-05 19:01

The European Commission imposed the biggest antitrust penalty in its history, fining six firms a total of €1.47bn for running two cartels.

Panasonic prepares for 'garage sale'

2012-11-14 13:04

About a fifth of Panasonic's 88 business units are losing money and only half so far meet a target for at least 5% operating margin, says Panasonic's finance chief.

Panasonic shares plunge 20%

2012-11-01 08:38

Panasonic shares dived nearly 20% after the firm warned of a mammoth $9.6bn annual loss in the latest sign of trouble for Japan's hard-hit electronics giants.

Sony, Panasonic plan joint venture - report

2012-05-15 12:35

Sony and Panasonic are looking to join forces to produce next generation televisions in a bid to claw back market from South Korean rivals, a report has said.

Tiger's absence to help Asia?

2009-12-20 13:56

World number one Tiger Woods's absence from golf may prompt the US PGA Tour to court sponsors more aggressively in Asia.

Panasonic signs up 3-D Avatar

2009-08-21 14:10

Panasonic Corp has signed on Titanic director James Cameron and his upcoming film in an advertising blitz for its TVs equipped with 3-D technology.

 
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