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Panasonic to suspend operations at EV battery plant for Tesla in US

Production at Gigafactory 1 to halt for 14 days after March 23 amid COVID-19 crisis

Panasonic declined to comment on the impact of the suspension on its battery production.    © Reuters

TOKYO -- Panasonic will suspend operations of its electric vehicle battery plant in the U.S. that supplies EV maker Tesla in response to the new coronavirus outbreak.

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