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CATL launches fast-charging LFP battery, to start mass production this year

CATL, the world’s largest EV battery maker and a major Tesla supplier, has launched a new lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery that it claims can add 248 miles of range in 10 minutes of charging. The company says its new Shenxing battery (named for an ancient Chinese phrase having to do with speed) will deliver… Read more »

CATL’s new 500 Wh/kg battery could enable electrification of passenger aircraft

At this week’s Auto Shanghai, CATL announced a new battery technology that it says offers sufficient energy density to enable the electrification of passenger aircraft. CATL says its new condensed battery will offer specific energy (energy stored per unit of weight) of up to 500 Wh/kg, as well as “a high level of safety,” and… Read more »

CATL adopts use of Toyocolor conductive carbon nanotube battery materials

Chinese battery-maker CATL has chosen to use Japan-based Toyocolor‘s Lioaccum conductive carbon nanotube (CNT) dispersion for its high-capacity Li-ion batteries. The batteries will be installed in mass-produced vehicles beginning in 2024.  According to Toyocolor, its Lioaccum dispersion CATL contributes to expanded battery capacity and energy density through adoption of highly conductive CNTs. Battery cathodes consist… Read more »

Dürr provides CATL with solvent recovery technology for electrode production

The Dürr Group, a global mechanical and plant engineering firm, is expanding into battery production. Now the company is delivering a technology for sustainable battery manufacturing to CATL, which the Chinese battery manufacturer will use at a new plant currently being built in Arnstadt, Germany. The order comprises several systems based on an eco-friendly process… Read more »

CATL to supply Honda with 123 GWh of EV batteries by 2030

CATL and Honda Motor China have announced that Honda will purchase 123 GWh of CATL’s EV batteries in China from 2024 through 2030. In 2020, CATL and Honda signed an agreement to form a strategic alliance, which has enabled the two companies to cooperate in a broad range of areas, including joint development, stable supply… Read more »

Phoenix Motorcars and CATL partner on battery development

Phoenix Motorcars has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese battery-maker Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) to co-develop batteries for Phoenix’s product lines. The MOU will support the long-term supply of battery packs and related products for Phoenix’s commercial EVs, including Gen 4 models, as well as potential cooperation on future generations of vehicles. The companies… Read more »

Dongfeng Fukang ES600 uses CATL’s battery swap solution

Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (CATL) and Dongfeng Peugeot-Citroën Automobile (DPCA) are collaborating on a battery swap project that uses CATL’s EVOGO system. The EVOGO modular battery swap solution will be incorporated into the Dongfeng Fukang ES600 electric sedan (which appears to be an electric version of the Peugeot 408). The EVOGO battery swap system is… Read more »

Mercedes-Benz and CATL to expand battery supply partnership

Mercedes-Benz and CATL are expanding a partnership which began in 2020 in connection with CATL’s planned battery cell factory in Drebrecen, Hungary. “Mercedes-Benz will be the first partner to receive battery cells from the Hungarian plant with the largest initial order volume,” says Mercedes-Benz. “With CATL we have a technology leader as our partner to… Read more »