"Pioneer's first next-gen Matsushita-made plasma TVs..."
ALL Pioneer products are "Matsushita-made" because Pioneer *IS* a Matsushita-owned company !! Matsushita owns Akai, Pioneer, National Panasonic and Ten. They also own part (half?) of JVC (Japan Victor Company). The main differences are the levels of tech and quality and the "percieved" value of the products/brands.
The statement above is almost as good as "The Toyota-made Lexus..." !! Toyota owns the Lexus brand and ALL Lexus are made in Toyota factories and rebranded !!
Now, if Panasonic started making Sony products that would be news indeed !!