The Amazing History of Panasonic

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The Amazing History of Panasonic

Post by LockH » Mar 07 2018 12:34pm

Hehe... ESB "Search found 6310 matches: Panasonic"... so thought this article might amuse some...

The Amazing History of Panasonic, Which Was Founded 100 Years Ago by a 23-Year-Old
(" The company weathered economic crises and the Second World War, driven by the mission of making affordable mass-produced appliances."):
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/310027

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Includes:
In July 2014, Panasonic announced it would invest more than a quarter-billion dollars in Tesla Motors’ planned Gigafactory battery plant. It supplies the batteries for Tesla models S, X and 3.

The company has also partnered with the City of Denver to implement smart city technologies related to energy efficiency, internet connectivity, transportation and more.
... and a YT vid... Panasonic CityNOW: The Mile High Smart City in Denver, U.S.
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Re: The Amazing History of Panasonic

Post by LockH » Mar 07 2018 12:45pm

http://www.fullycharged.com/newsandrevi ... e-systems/
In 1952 Panasonic released their first bicycle in Japan, and 19 years later announced the launch of their electric bicycle. They brought their version of the electric bicycle to Europe in 2000 and it struggled to gain traction, with the bike designed for use in Japan there were adaptations needed for the European market. In recent years Panasonic have released a rear hub system specifically designed for European sporty e bikes. Even more recently they have released a new 36V front hub motor system.
Panasonic regrets that North Americans aren't too "bright" re their most energy-efficient vehicles. :roll: :cry:
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Re: The Amazing History of Panasonic

Post by LockH » Apr 01 2018 10:20pm

Hehe... This year being a BIG 100th Year Anniversary for Panasonic, guess the articles will be flooding out. :mrgreen:

The man behind Panasonic:
https://www.thestar.com.my/tech/tech-ne ... panasonic/

Starts w/a pic:
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A statue of Panasonic’s visionary founder, Matsushita, at the company’s headquarters in Kadoma, Osaka in Japan. — Photos: K. SUTHAKAR/The Star

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