Sony could double the number of sensors it supplies to Apple if it cements a deal as a supplier for a new iPhone.
Tesla and Panasonic may hook up on a US battery plant with a total investment close to $1 billion, according to a Japan-based report.
Sony may sell its PC operations to an investment fund -- not hook up with Lenovo as previous reports had claimed.
Sony is trying to make its consumer electronics business profitable. And that appears to require more cuts at production facilities.
Apple-Samsung relationship is not over yet: a Nikkei analysis finds Samsung-made A7 inside iPhone 5S.
Toyota and Honda are eying 2015 launches of consumer fuel cell vehicles, a source tells Nikkei, adding that prices could go as low as $30,000 by the next decade.
Apple may be looking to acquire a unit of Renesas Electronics that makes LCD chips for mobile devices, according to a Nikkei report. The deal could be worth close to half a billion dollars.
NTT Docomo, which began offering the iPhone for the first time last fall, is seeing mostly positive results so far in Japan, where the iPhone has been red hot.
Japanese mobile phone suppliers are in trouble as the iPhone becomes NTT DoCoMo's biggest single product, Nikkei reports.
iPhone component manufacturers in Japan are seeing solid demand as they boost production for new models. But what goes up must come down.