Lenovo battery recall…. March 2, 2007Posted by fukumimi in Economy & Business, electronics, IT.
205,000 batteries this time, manufactured by Sanyo’s Li-ion battery subsidiary. (Yomiuri)
Sanyo claims the batteries were custom manufactured items for Lenovo and does not expect other customers to be affected.
Couldn’t have come at a worse time for Sanyo, who are currently busy working to rework financial figures for upto the last 4 years having been accused of false accounting amounting to hundreds of millions of dollars….
Kick them when they’re down…. (Asahi article)
Another news item about Sanyo batteries in mobile phones from Sanyo and Kyocera apparently expand alarmingly due to a power management software problem. Said software was developed by Sanyo and Kyocera.
When it rains, it pours, I guess….