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Tesla to buy batteries from CATL for China market

Recently, Tesla has indicated that it plans to diversify its battery supply for the Asian market, moving away from its near-total reliance on Panasonic. Now Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL), China’s largest EV battery-maker, has confirmed the signing of a two-year supplier agreement with Tesla. The agreement does not specify the volume of cells to be… Read more »

Daimler and CATL partner on battery modules for e-trucks

Battery producer Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) and Daimler Trucks & Buses have signed an agreement for CATL to provide Daimler with Li-ion battery modules beginning in 2021. The agreement covers the Mercedes-Benz eActros, Freightliner eCascadia and Freightliner eM2 electric trucks. Frank Reintjes, Daimler’s Head of Global Powertrain, E-Mobility and Manufacturing Engineering, said, “We are constantly… Read more »

Honda and CATL to cooperate on EV development

Honda and EV battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) have signed a cooperation agreement to develop EVs. CATL will provide Honda with 56 GWh worth of EV batteries by 2027. CATL will also set up a local office in the Japanese city of Utsunomiya, the location of Honda’s Automobile R&D Center. The cooperation agreement will… Read more »

Chinese battery manufacturer CATL opens first North American base

Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL), a China-based manufacturer of battery products, has opened its first North American sales and service facility. The new Detroit base is CATL’s fourth international site, following the opening of a Japanese subsidiary in May. CATL already supplies the North American market with core battery technologies for EVs and energy storage applications…. Read more »

BMW signs billion-dollar battery supply contract with China’s CATL

Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd (CATL) is on a serious roll – China’s biggest battery builder issued a successful IPO on the Shenzhen stock exchange earlier this month, and has been announcing new supply contracts left and right – Daimler, Honda, Nissan/Renault, SAAB successor NEVS and EV startup Byton are now customers, and there are rumors… Read more »

Nissan, Renault to buy EV batteries from CATL

Chinese battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd (CATL) will be providing batteries for Nissan’s Sylphy electric sedan, which is scheduled to hit the Chinese market in the latter half of the year. This marks the company’s first deal with a Japanese automaker. The Sylphy, one of 20 electrified vehicles Nissan plans to release in China… Read more »

Chinese battery giant CATL aims to enter US market

Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (CATL) is hardly a household name to US EV advocates, but that could change if the company’s plans come to fruition. CATL, which was profiled last week by Bloomberg, was founded in 2011 and now sells more cells to EV-makers in China than any other firm. CATL hopes to raise $2… Read more »

Sunrise New Energy receives approval for two Na-ion anode patents for EV batteries

China-based Sunrise New Energy, a manufacturer of anode material, has announced that its subsidiary, Sunrise (Guizhou) New Energy Materials, has received preliminary approval from the National Intellectual Property Office for two separate patents related to anode materials for sodium-ion batteries. Sodium-ion batteries use hard carbon anodes, but low specific capacity, compactness, and expansion limitations plague… Read more »

China’s CBL to invest $420 million in Indonesian nickel mining and EV battery manufacturing

Chinese EV battery company Ningbo Contemporary Brunp Lygend (CBL) has agreed to invest $420 million in Indonesia’s nickel mining and EV battery manufacturing industries. Coordinating Maritime and Investment Affairs Minister Luhut Binsar Panjaitan said that CBL has partnered with state-owned diversified miner PT Aneka Tambang (Antam) and battery maker PT Industri Baterai Indonesia (IBC). CBL… Read more »