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31.10.2018 - 18:12

CATL & Panasonic profits drop due to investments

Competing for the top of the battery value chain comes at a cost as the latest earnings of both CATL and Panasonic show. While China’s cell making powerhouse reports a plus 60% in revenue, their profit fell. Panasonic paints a similar picture and in both cases, investments are weighing heavy – for now.

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11.09.2018 - 18:55

China: SAIC-GM & CATL forge new battery alliance

General Motor’s joint venture in China, SAIC-GM agreed a cooperation with battery giant CATL. They aim to deepen cooperation in R&D for GM’s next battery technology for new energy vehicles in China. The move is a necessary one for GM.

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27.08.2018 - 16:59

CATL to begin German factory construction in 2019

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL will begin construction of their planned battery cell factory in Germany next year, according to Europe boss Matthias Zentgraf. The production start for the battery cells is estimated for 2022.

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29.07.2018 - 15:14

CATL begins cooperation with Jiangling

Battery manufacturer CATL has begun a cooperation with Ford-partner and EV manufacturer Jiangling Motors. The duo plans to do research and development on different vehicle models for their cooperation.

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19.07.2018 - 17:03

China: GAC and CATL found two joint ventures

The Chinese automobile manufacturer GAC and the battery cell supplier CATL have founded two joint ventures in Guangzhou to produce and market batteries for BEV’s and PHEV’s. The corresponding contract was signed today.

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10.07.2018 - 19:16

Renault to debut new Zoe this year in Paris?

Renault appears to be happy on their home market, where rumours of a new and bigger Zoe are getting louder. The 2019 Zoe could see the spotlight at this year’s Auto Salon in Paris already and speculations speak of new cells from CATL and charging with CCS.

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08.07.2018 - 18:58

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.

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29.06.2018 - 21:16

BMW announces billion euro contract for CATL

Harald Krüger, head of the BMW board, announced the contract with the Chinese battery manufacturer for cells valued at over one billion euros. The announcement came in an interview, where it was also confirmed that CATL will be opening a factory near Erfurt, Germany.

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11.06.2018 - 12:41

Byton secures investment from CATL, closes with $500M

Electric car startup Byton has closed its latest round of financing. It collected half a billion dollars from investors, the latest being CATL that joins the likes of China’s FAW. Byton, led by former BMWi manager Breitfeld, is about to present their second concept EV.

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06.06.2018 - 14:40

CATL & BYD rise to join world’s Top 3 battery makers

Korea’s largest battery makers LG Chem and Samsung SDI are losing market shares to competitors from China, SNE Research finds. They pin the loss to increased domestic demand in China from electric buses and trucks. CATL appears to have benefitted the most.

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29.05.2018 - 18:43

CATL stock exchange looks increasingly timid

The plans for the stock exchange entry by Chinese battery cell manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) are becoming more pronounced: The company starts accepting subscriptions from potential investors on Wednesday.

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16.05.2018 - 15:02

CATL eyeing Europe for battery production

Chinese battery maker CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology) is about to finalise a feasibility study looking into a European production facility for batteries. Once their estimates are final, a decision could be taken within weeks.

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12.05.2018 - 20:30

CATL to deliver cells for Nissan and Renault

China’s battery specialist Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) is advancing to become not only Europe’s battery supplier No. 1 but also Japan’s. A new report says CATL will be taking over the battery cell supply for Nissan and Renault EVs in the near future.

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02.05.2018 - 17:29

Daimler to buy its EV batteries from CATL

Daimler is turning to China as it wants Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) to supply battery cells for their electric cars. The German carmaker says CATL was the only supplier that agreed to follow human right standards.

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16.03.2018 - 23:49

Volkswagen teams up with Samsung and LG Chem

Volkswagen is pushing electric mobility and has to find batteries in order to scale up. After joining forces with CATL in China just days ago, the Germans have now turned to Korea, where VW announced a new partnership with LG Chem and Samsung SDI.

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08.03.2018 - 13:53

Volkswagen bets on batteries supplied by CATL

Volkswagen has nominated Chinese battery specialist Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) as supplier to implement its ambitious electrification roadmap, according to “Caixin”. However, VW intends to add also other battery suppliers later on.

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30.01.2018 - 18:30

VW and Daimler next to turn to China’s CATL for batteries?

Chinese battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) has been making the news through its hook up with PSA as well as his cooperation with BMW in China. Now it appears as if Volkswagen and Daimler too have been reaching out to secure the batteries for their upcoming electric cars.

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12.09.2017 - 07:36

CATL, GKN, Nidec, Tesla.

CATL to start Gigafactory: The Chinese supplier wants to enter the battery market as early as January 2018 when a new facility in Liyang will take up its work. The first phase already aims at an annual capacity of 10 GWh. This shall increase gradually until output reaches 36 GWh, just like Tesla’s Gigafactory. The cells will be assembled by cooperation partner SAIC that could soon supply enough packs for up to 300,000 EVs a year. CATL, that also delivers cells for the BMW i3, was the world’s third largest battery maker in 2016 with an output of 6.8 GWh.
automobil-produktion.de (in German)

Electric drive: GKN Driveline is about to construct a new manufacturing facility in Tokoname City, Japan. It will replace an older plant, and has become necessary to meet increasing demand for AWD and eDrive systems. GKN will break ground this month and targets completion by mid-2018.
greencarcongress.com, electriccarsreport.com

Another e-drive from Japan is presented by Nidec that has developed a lightweight motor system for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids. It combines a gearbox, an inverter and a motor with a proprietary cooling system and has an output of 40 to 150 kW to cater for various vehicles.
nikkei.com

Lonesome ranger: 400,000 miles driven with almost no battery degradation. What sounds like one of those Tesla milestones has actually been hit by a single Chevy Volt driven by a GM employee. Note though that the electric miles count 141,795 only.
insideevs.com

30.08.2017 - 08:04

CATL, GKN, Hyperloop, Ford, Domino’s.

Batteries from China at IAA: Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL), who recently opened offices in Berlin and Munich, will put its five main products on display at the show in Frankfurt. The battery modules EnerSpeedy, EnerDura, EnerMagic, EnerClimate and EnerLasting bear telling names.
automobil-industrie.vogel.de (in German)

GKN drive for electric and hybrid cars: Based on its Twinster tech, GKN has developed an eAxle equipped with a two-speed powershift transmission and will bring it to the IAA. It can be utilised for both hybrid and electric vehicles, no matter if they got a front-wheel, rear-wheel or all-wheel drive.
springerprofessional.de

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TU Munich wins Hyperloop: Elon Musk is seeking the best Hyperloop pod prototype and part two of the contest has just taken place at SpaceX in Los Angeles. Again it was TU Munich’s team WARR that got the fastest capsule. It shot through the test tube with a speed of 324 kph driven by a 50 kW electric motor. The pod weighs only 80 kg and was the smallest in the race against the Swissloop team from ETH Zurich and Paradigm Hyperloop from Newfoundland.
tum.de

Autonomous pizza delivery: Ford and pizza chain Domino’s will begin delivering pizzas in Michigan in a Ford Fusion Hybrid equipped with self-driving technology. The delivery vehicles initially will be piloted by human drivers but in New Zealand, Domino’s already tested drones to take the box to the doorstep.
venturebeat.com

Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2017/08/30/catl-gkn-hyperloop-ford-dominos/
30.08.2017 08:04