Tag: CATL

Jan 8, 2022 - 03:49 pm

CATL delivers first LFP cells to Tesla Giga Shanghai

CATL’s new battery factory near the Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai announced in August 2021 is progressing fast. Local media reports CATL has already delivered the first cells to Tesla and that the factory is running at 60 per cent capacity.

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Dec 22, 2021 - 11:46 am

CATL launches cell production in new 60 GWh factory

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL has started production at its largest plant to date in Fuding near Ningde in Fujian province, which is to offer an annual capacity of 120 GWh when completed. The first phase, which has now started, is said to have a capacity of 60 GWh per year.

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Dec 15, 2021 - 12:50 pm

Mellor presents series of BEV buses

The English bus manufacturer Mellor has presented a new battery-electric bus family. The Sigma range comprises six models with lengths from seven to twelve metres and a total of over 20 variants. The components for the new Sigma buses come from CATL, Webasto, ZF, Dana and Ventura, among others.

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Dec 14, 2021 - 02:20 pm

Lightning eMotors orders batteries from CATL

Lightning eMotors, a company specialising in electric vehicles for commercial fleet use, will in future also rely on batteries from CATL. For Lightning eMotors, this is the second battery order within a few weeks.

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Dec 6, 2021 - 01:14 pm

CATL begins building cathode plant in Yichang

CATL has begun construction of a large industrial park in the Chinese city of Yichang for the production of battery materials for electric vehicles and the recycling of batteries. The first phase is scheduled to be commissioned in 2023 and the entire project completed in 2025.

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Nov 25, 2021 - 04:29 pm

CATL launches personnel recruitment in Germany

About two years after the start of construction, CATL plans to hire more employees for its battery cell factory near Erfurt in the next few weeks. The workforce is expected to increase from around 180 employees from Thuringia at present to about 225 by the end of the year.

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Nov 22, 2021 - 12:42 pm

ZF & CATL announce after-market battery alliance

ZF and battery manufacturer CATL have entered into an aftermarket services partnership to strengthen their e-mobility focus. The core of the cooperation is the transfer of knowledge in the areas of service network, training on batteries, connectivity, recycling and reuse.

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Nov 15, 2021 - 02:05 pm

CATL invests in BEV brand Neta

Battery cell manufacturer CATL has acquired a stake in Neta Automobile, an electric car brand of Hozon Auto. CATL will supply Neta with battery cells in the future and develop electric car technologies together with Neta.

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Oct 29, 2021 - 01:24 pm

Tesla orders more cells from CATL

Tesla has apparently ordered LFP battery cells with a total capacity of 45 GWh from CATL for the production of the Model 3 and Model Y next year. Negotiations are also said to be underway for additional orders.

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Oct 27, 2021 - 02:55 pm

CATL begins licensing Cell-to-Pack tech to Hyundai Mobis

CATL is licensing its Cell-to-Pack technology, unveiled in 2019, to South Korean supplier Hyundai Mobis. In the course of the agreement, the Chinese battery manufacturer will support Hyundai Mobis in supplying CTP products not only in South Korea, but worldwide.

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Oct 15, 2021 - 01:09 pm

CATL to supply batteries for ELMS

The US start-up Electric Last Mile Solutions, which specialises in commercial electric utility vehicles, has signed a battery supply contract with CATL. In the future, CATL could also manufacture these cells locally in the US.

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Oct 12, 2021 - 12:17 pm

CATL to build recycling plant in China

CATL is aiming to build a recycling factory for battery materials in the central Chinese province of Hubei. Specifically, the group is planning a joint venture with the company Hubei Yihua Chemical Industry to recycle materials such as cobalt and lithium from used batteries of electric vehicles.

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Sep 16, 2021 - 04:23 pm

BASF and CATL align battery material & recycling goals

BASF and CATL have announced a strategic partnership in the field of battery materials solutions. The cooperation focuses on active cathode materials and battery recycling while supporting CATL’s localization strategy in Europe and BASF’s globalisation efforts.

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Sep 6, 2021 - 12:51 pm

BMW places battery cell order worth €8 billion

BMW has increased its orders for battery cells for use in electric cars. According to an agency report, the Munich-based company is said to have ordered cells worth the equivalent of eight billion euros from four manufacturers.

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Sep 2, 2021 - 03:10 pm

Xiaomi registers electric vehicle subsidiary company

The Chinese technology company Xiaomi has completed the registration of a new automobile company, with a registered capital of RMB 10 billion (around $1.5 billion), with founder & CEO Lei Jun to serve as the new company’s legal representative.

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Sep 1, 2021 - 01:19 pm

Tesla is looking for 4680 cell suppliers in China

Tesla is apparently looking for more suppliers to manufacture its 4680 battery cell in China. According to a Chinese media report, Tesla is already negotiating with several battery manufacturers in the country, such as the existing suppliers CATL and LG, but also with new suppliers.

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Aug 19, 2021 - 01:40 pm

CATL announces new battery plant in Shanghai

The rumour that battery cell manufacturer CATL wants to build a new factory in the immediate vicinity of the Tesla plant in Shanghai is confirmed. CATL has now officially announced that it has signed a framework agreement to this effect with the Shanghai municipal government.

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Jul 29, 2021 - 01:49 pm

CATL presents sodium-ion battery design

Chinese battery manufacturer CATL has unveiled the first generation of a sodium-ion battery developed by the company as an alternative to lithium-ion batteries and announced plans to establish a supply chain for the new technology by 2023.

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Jul 28, 2021 - 01:24 pm

Daimler hungry for more CATL batteries

Mercedes-Benz will purchase more battery cells from CATL than planned for its accelerated electrification offensive. There is also new information on the announced eight cell factories with partners.

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Jul 26, 2021 - 10:37 am

Battery IP battle is taking off in China

Chinese battery cell manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) has sued its smaller rival China Lithium Battery Technology (CALB) for alleged infringement of its intellectual property. The latter denies the allegations.

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Jul 8, 2021 - 05:11 pm

Stellantis to invest €30 billion in e-mobility

Stellantis has presented its new electrification strategy. The multi-brand group wants to achieve 70 per cent of its sales in Europe and 40 per cent in the USA with “low emission vehicles” by 2030. In Europe, Opel is to become an electric brand by 2028.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/01/08/catl-delivers-first-lfp-cells-to-tesla-giga-shanghai/
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