CATL Unveils Battery Tech for Electric Passenger Aircrafts

Summary: CATL unveils condensed battery technology with 500 Wh/kg energy density, revolutionizing electric aviation and automotive industries. The innovative battery employs biomimetic condensed state electrolytes and other advanced materials for enhanced performance and safety. CATL collaborates with partners to develop electric passenger aircrafts and plans to mass-produce automotive-grade condensed batteries within the year. Tesla supplier […]

Tesla-CATL U.S. Battery Factory Might Be in the Works, Says Report

Discussions with the White House involve potential Texas location and Inflation Reduction Act regulations. Tesla is reportedly exploring the possibility of constructing a battery plant in the United States, in collaboration with China’s leading electric vehicle battery manufacturer, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. (CATL). According to unnamed sources cited by Bloomberg, Tesla recently discussed these […]

China’s CATL to Start Mass Producing Revolutionary M3P EV Batteries in 2023

China’s leading battery manufacturer, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL), announced plans to begin mass production and delivery of its groundbreaking M3P batteries this year, reports Reuters. According to CATL Chairman Zeng Yuqun, M3P batteries will offer superior energy density and performance compared to lithium-ion phosphate batteries, while also being more cost-effective than nickel and […]

VinFast and CATL to Partner for Electric ‘Skateboard’ Chassis Products

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd (CATL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with VinFast Trading & Manufacturing Joint Stock Company to cooperate on expanding collaboration on intelligent electric chassis products, as announced on Monday. The CATL Integrated Intelligent Chassis (CIIC) is a group of skateboard chassis designs integrating battery cells, electric motors and other electronics […]

CATL to Build Europe’s Biggest EV Battery Plant for $7.6 Billion

The world’s largest battery manufacturer has made yet another new factory announcement this week, set to begin building its second European factory upon approval. China-based manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. (CATL) announced plans to invest 7.34 billion euros ($7.69 billion USD) into a 100 Gigawatt-hour battery plant in Hungary, as detailed in a Friday […]

Ford to Buy CATL LFP Batteries for Mustang Mach-E

Electric vehicles (EVs) are growing in popularity, and with the world heavily in need of batteries to keep up with demand, some companies are teaming up to help produce and receive more batteries. Ford and CATL announced plans for a Global Strategic Cooperation, to help increase battery supply to markets in North America, Europe and […]

Tesla Battery Supplier CATL Seeks Site for Mexico Plant: Report

China-based Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. (CATL) is expanding its reach with its electric vehicle (EV) battery production plans, with another new North American plant set to be built. CATL is evaluating at least two sites for a potential EV battery plant in Mexico, according to sources who asked not to be identified in a report […]

CATL Launches Fast-Charging ‘Qilin’ EV Battery Packs

The world’s largest producer of battery cells, Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd (CATL), has just unveiled a new battery pack technology featuring a higher integration level. CATL launched its “Qilin” battery this week, a next-generation cell-to-pack technology that can easily offer a range of over 1,000 km (621 miles), according to a press release shared […]

CATL to Supply BMW with EV Battery Cells Starting in 2025

Chinese electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturer CATL plans to partner with another automaker, with a new contract set to begin in just a few years. CATL said on Friday that it will supply BMW with cylindrical battery cells to support its new EV lineup, starting in 2025, according to a report from Reuters. This marks […]

Tesla Supplier CATL Sees Shares Drop After Earnings Loss

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. (CATL), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of batteries for electric vehicles (EVs), saw shares plunge after posting its quarterly earnings. CATL shares dropped off by 10.8 percent on Thursday after reporting its largest drop in quarterly earnings yet, according to Bloomberg. CATL’s net income dropped 24 percent to 1.49 billion […]

Tesla Battery Supplier CATL Seeking $5 Billion Plant in North America: Report

Tesla battery supplier, China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd., is apparently looking at sites in North America for a $5 billion factory, reports Bloomberg, citing unnamed sources. The CATL battery factory is seeking to make “as much as 80 gigawatt-hours of batteries a year,” say sources and would create 10,000 jobs. Company executives from China […]