Battery makers could benefit from bigger productions runs from Tesla Motors

|About: Tesla Motors (TSLA)|By:, SA News Editor

Tesla Motors (TSLA +0.1%) will have an outsized impact on the global battery industry if the automaker keeps pace with its production forecast, according to VentureBeat.

As a result of Tesla's aggressive production ramp-up, Panasonic (PC +2.5%) has expanded capacity and Samsung (SSNLF.PK, SSNGY.OB) is negotiating to produce batteries for Tesla.