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Toyota and Panasonic launch car battery study

Toyota and Panasonic are to launch a study into a partnership to develop battery technology for electric cars. The move by the Japanese carmaker and the world’s biggest supplier of automotive batteries signals a deeper push into the development of electric vehicles. In a rare public appearance, Akio Toyoda, Toyota’s president, and Kazuhiro Tsuga, his counterpart at Panasonic, announced the companies would look at joining forces to speed up commercialisation of next-generation battery technologies. The tie-up could give Toyota confidence over battery supply. The company aims to hit annual sales of 5.5m electrified vehicles, which…

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Nokia 9 to Launch on January 19 Alongside the Nokia 8

HIGHLIGHTS HMD Global is rumoured to be hosting an event in China on January 19 Nokia 9 to said to be the showstopper at the China event Price details of the next Nokia flagship also surfaced online After some leaks and rumours, it is now reported that HMD Global is hosting an event in China on January 19 to formally unveil the Nokia 9. The Finnish company is said to showcase the Nokia 8 (2018) in addition to its next flagship model at the Chinese event. Last month, we saw a protective case…

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OnePlus 5T Launch Date Is November 16, India Release Set for November 21

OnePlus 5T India sales start on November 21 via a flash sale, followed by open sale on November 28 HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 5T goes on sale starting November 21 In India, the company will host a flash sale on November 21 The official India sales will begin from November 28 OnePlus 5T launch date has been set as November 16, the company revealed a day after it confirmed that the upcoming handset will be unveiled in New York City. The Chinese brand also confirmed that the OnePlus 5T India release date of the…

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Moto Z2 Play India Launch Set for Thursday

After confirming the India pre-order date, Lenovo brand Moto has confirmed the official launch date for the Moto Z2 Play as well. In a tweet, the company has confirmed that the Moto Z2 Play will launch in India on June 8, and the event will be live streamed as well. The Moto Z2 Play pre-orders are set to go live on the same day. In its latest tweet, Moto shared a YouTube link where the June 8 launch event will be live streamed. The event is scheduled to begin at…

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Reliance Jio Broadband Tests, Amazon and Flipkart Sales, Nokia 3310 India Launch, and More News This Week

Welcome back to our weekly news roundup, where we catch you up with all the tech news you might have missed during the course of the week. As you may have guessed, some of the news that most people were interested in was about sales, from both Amazon, and Flipkart. Amazon’s Great India Sale started on May 11, and ends today, May 14. In the course of the sale, we’ve seen a number of great offers on phones and other electronics, and Sunday your last chance to get a deal….

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SpaceX Postpones Classified US Military Launch Until Monday

SpaceX on Sunday postponed for 24 hours the launch of a secretive US government payload, known only as NROL-76, due to a “sensor issue” with the rocket, a spokesman said. “Out of an abundance of caution we have decided to scrub today’s launch,” a SpaceX spokesman said, describing the issue as relating to the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket. Another opportunity for launch opens Monday at 7:00am (4:30pm IST). The payload for the National Reconnaissance Office, which makes and operates spy satellites for the United States, will be…

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