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Tesla and Panasonic end joint solar cell production

Latest decision poses setback despite continued cooperation in EV batteries

Tesla's Gigafactory 2 is a joint venture with Panasonic to produce solar panels and roof tiles in Buffalo, New York.   © Reuters

OSAKA/PALO ALTO -- Tesla and Panasonic are scrapping their partnership in producing solar cells after years of struggling to ramp up output at the Gigafactory 2 in upstate New York.

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