Battery production by CATL & Dongfeng JV kicks off
Construction of a battery factory owned by both CATL and Dongfeng is complete. The facility of Dongfeng Amperex started production in Wuhan. Here they aim to reach a capacity of 9.6 GWh worth of batteries on three manufacturing lines from 2019.
Dongfeng Amperex is a 50-50 joint venture backed by both CATL and Dongfeng Motor with a registered capital totaling RMB 100 million. The company engages in the R&D, manufacturing and marketing of battery systems for new energy vehicles.
Dongfeng Amperex will finish the construction of all three production lines by 2019.