The remarkable story of Tesla’s partner, Panasonic

Tesla’s battery partner and long-time supporter, Panasonic, just turned 100 years old. Entrepreneur’s Lydia Belanger reports that throughout the last century, “Panasonic has pivoted regularly, expanded globally and today continues to look toward the future of technology, including teaming up with Tesla.” Panasonic’s financial investments in Tesla aren’t the only support it provides — its…

Panasonic Battery History

An outline of the major products that shaped our history, including a number of notable events from SANYO, a company Panasonic acquired in 2010. Development and release of battery-powered shell lamps In March 1923, Konosuke Matsushita, founder of the business that would later become Panasonic, successfully developed a cannonball-shaped battery-powered shell lamp for bicycles. It…

7 Core Management Principles by Konosuke Matsushita, Founder of Panasonic Corporation

Contribution to society Fairness and Honesty Cooperation and Team Spirit Untiring Effort for Improvement Courtesy and Humility Adaptability Gratitude Panasonic’s standards are still firmly grounded in the philosophy of the company founder. The Seven Core Principles of Panasonic were established by Konosuke Matsushita back in the 1930s. These principles, which are also called the seven…