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TOKYO, July 31- Panasonic Corp confirmed on Thursday it would invest in U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc's planned $5 billion lithium-ion battery plant in the United States, but said it had yet to decide on the size of its investment. "We have not yet decided exactly how much we will invest and when," said Chief Financial Officer Hideaki Kawai.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau takes a look at the results of safety tests to electric cars and how battery compartments were compromised during a serious collision.
Britons will travel to a spaceport in a driverless car where they could download pictures on 5G networks, according to government plans.
Crash tests involving two popular electric cars show the batteries in those vehicles hold up with no major issues after violent collisions.
NEW YORK, July 29- With some of Wall Street's more volatile names set to report in the next couple of days, traders who bet on big swings in shares are hoping to see moves more like Facebook than Netflix. Netflix, along with Gilead Sciences and several other stocks famous for their sharp gyrations, were unusually calm following their latest quarterly reports.
With PlayStation network, Sony goes back to the future in search of revival. TOKYO- Japan's Sony Corp is hammering out plans to rise from the ashes of nearly $10 billion lost in six years by building a future around its last consumer electronics blockbuster- the PlayStation.
Stocks were little changed on Monday amid activity on the corporate-deal front.
Many so-called momentum stocks have rebounded as economic data have been mixed and volatility remained low. Financial Times reports.
A crush of big cap earnings and arguably the most important economic reports until September make next week the busiest of the summer for markets.
Stripe now operates in several countries including Canada, Britain and Ireland, and is beta-testing in European countries such as Finland and Switzerland. It was valued at $1.75 billion in a January round of funding from venture capitalists, including Khosla Ventures, Sequoia Capital and Founders Fund.
Toyota is betting that drivers will embrace hydrogen fuel cells, a technology that runs on the energy created by an electrochemical reaction.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Tesla's new electric car to go on sale in 2017 and compete with BMW's 3 Series sedans.
DETROIT, July 16- Tesla Motors Inc said on Wednesday it will name its planned small car, intended to move the electric car maker into a broader consumer segment, the Model 3.. The vehicle will go on sale in 2017 and compete with BMW's 3 Series sedans. Musk has also said the new vehicle will be about the same size as the BMW 3 Series.
An attorney says he's won a settlement in a lemon-law suit against Tesla on behalf of a Model S owner who had problems. USA Today reports.
Stock market volatility could continue to be somewhat elevated, particularly for small cap names, as earnings season gets underway.
Discussing how Tesla crashes will impact the automaker, with Laruen Fix, The Car Coach, and Craig Irwin, Wedbush Securities.
Tesla faces a trademark lawsuit from a Chinese businessman who demands the electric car maker stops sales and marketing activities in the country. Colin Rusch, Northland Capital Markets senior research analyst, provides perspective.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.