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Rising Auto Will Compete With NIO in Battery Pack Swapping With CATL's Help
Rising Auto Will Compete With NIO in Battery Pack Swapping With CATL's Help

23 Sep 2022, 17:47 UTC / With the Rising Auto R7, the company will start to swap battery packs in more than 3,000 battery swapping stations by 2025.

 
BMW Develops Its Own 4680 Cells, Contracts CATL and EVE Energy to Build Them
BMW Develops Its Own 4680 Cells, Contracts CATL and EVE Energy to Build Them

9 Sep 2022, 10:25 UTC / The two Chinese suppliers and the German brand will build six 20-GWh new battery factories: two in China, two in Europe, and two in the USMCA area

 
Zeekr 009 Will Be the First EV to Adopt the CATL Qilin CTP 3.0 Battery Pack
Zeekr 009 Will Be the First EV to Adopt the CATL Qilin CTP 3.0 Battery Pack

27 Aug 2022, 17:18 UTC / That should happen in the first quarter of 2023. After that, Zeekr will give the 1,000-km (621-mi) Qilin battery pack to the 001.

 
Tesla Model 3 With CATL's M3P Battery to Launch in China, Offers Better Range, Lower Price
Tesla Model 3 With CATL's M3P Battery to Launch in China, Offers Better Range, Lower Price

22 Aug 2022, 12:58 UTC / Chinese media report that Tesla Model 3 with an M3P battery will launch in China, offering a better range for less money than the current LFP variant

 
CATL Will Build 100 GWh Battery Plant in Hungary, and Mercedes-Benz Is Its First Customer
CATL Will Build 100 GWh Battery Plant in Hungary, and Mercedes-Benz Is Its First Customer

17 Aug 2022, 13:58 UTC / That means that the first batteries made there will probably be ternary, not the LFP cells CATL is now famous for manufacturing.

 
CATL Postpones Announcement About North American Plant Due to Pelosi's Visit to Taiwan
CATL Postpones Announcement About North American Plant Due to Pelosi's Visit to Taiwan

3 Aug 2022, 10:45 UTC / The Chinese battery giant was supposed to talk about it now, but it decided to postpone that to September or October so things could cool down

 
CATL Promises M3P Cells For 2023, But What Are They?
CATL Promises M3P Cells For 2023, But What Are They?

25 Jul 2022, 14:02 UTC / According to the Chinese battery maker, these batteries do not use the same chemistry as lithium manganese iron phosphate (LMFP) cells

 
New Li-Ion Chemistry Promises To Be the Holy Grail of EV Batteries
New Li-Ion Chemistry Promises To Be the Holy Grail of EV Batteries

13 Jul 2022, 16:13 UTC / Chinese battery giant CATL announced Lithium Manganese Ferro-Phosphate (LMFP) battery that will enter mass production later this year

 
New Super-Fast Charging Technology Can Charge a Battery to 80% in Five Minutes
New Super-Fast Charging Technology Can Charge a Battery to 80% in Five Minutes

4 Jul 2022, 08:28 UTC / CATL’s Qilin batteries promise a 10-80% charging time of just 10 minutes, but the company claims it has the technology to cut that time in half

 
CATL Improves CTP 3.0 Battery Pack and Changes Its Name: It's Qilin, Not Kirin Anymore
CATL Improves CTP 3.0 Battery Pack and Changes Its Name: It's Qilin, Not Kirin Anymore

23 Jun 2022, 18:53 UTC / The company also released better numbers for the new battery pack and showed how superior it is to a battery pack with 4680 cells.

 
Toyota Warns That the bZ4X AWD Will Not Fast Charge Under 32ºF (0ºC)
Toyota Warns That the bZ4X AWD Will Not Fast Charge Under 32ºF (0ºC)

10 May 2022, 13:31 UTC / The reason why the Japanese carmaker’s first dedicated electric vehicle may offer an incredibly extended battery pack warranty slowly unfolds

 
CATL $5 billion, 80-GWh Factory in the U.S. Will Supply Cells to BMW and Ford
CATL $5 billion, 80-GWh Factory in the U.S. Will Supply Cells to BMW and Ford

6 May 2022, 18:13 UTC / Two states are among the most likely to receive the company’s first cell factory in the country: South Carolina and Kentucky

 
CATL's Kirin Battery Will Enter Volume Production, Will Not Be Used by Tesla
CATL's Kirin Battery Will Enter Volume Production, Will Not Be Used by Tesla

6 May 2022, 13:53 UTC / CATL prepares to officially unveil the Kirin battery with improved energy density compared to a large cylindrical battery with the same chemistry

 
EV Prices Are Poised To Skyrocket in the Face of Raw Materials Price Increases
EV Prices Are Poised To Skyrocket in the Face of Raw Materials Price Increases

3 May 2022, 18:13 UTC / Tesla’s supplier CATL will raise its battery prices after supply chain pressure mounted, leading to new EV price hikes that will further degrade affordability

 
CATL EVOGO Officially Starts Swapping 26.5-kWh Choco-SEB Battery Modules in Xiamen
CATL EVOGO Officially Starts Swapping 26.5-kWh Choco-SEB Battery Modules in Xiamen

18 Apr 2022, 16:20 UTC / The swappable battery module service started with four swapping stations. CATL intends to reach 30 stations by the end of 2022.

 
Honda's Electric Plans Include Two Sports Cars and a Pickup Truck
Honda's Electric Plans Include Two Sports Cars and a Pickup Truck

12 Apr 2022, 10:37 UTC / Toshihiro Mibe explained all changes Honda will have to go through to achieve its target of selling 2 million electric cars by 2030

 
CATL Paves the Way for Tesla to Begin Building LFP-Based Vehicles at Giga Berlin
CATL Paves the Way for Tesla to Begin Building LFP-Based Vehicles at Giga Berlin

8 Apr 2022, 14:38 UTC / CATL is about to open its first production facility outside China and it happens to be not far from Tesla Giga Berlin, go figure

 
CATL States Its Kirin CTP Method Delivers 13% More Energy Density than 4680 Cells
CATL States Its Kirin CTP Method Delivers 13% More Energy Density than 4680 Cells

28 Mar 2022, 16:57 UTC / Yes, the Chinese Tesla supplier decided to tease the American EV maker by claiming to offer a more efficient packing system

 
CATL Is Looking for a North American Site for Massive $5 Billion, 80-GWh Battery Factory
CATL Is Looking for a North American Site for Massive $5 Billion, 80-GWh Battery Factory

22 Mar 2022, 01:10 UTC / The U.S. is not the only place that could receive CATL’s new unit: Canada and Mexico are also in the dispute for the investments

 
ORA Punk Cat Is More Than an EV: It Is a Volkswagen Beetle on Steroids
ORA Punk Cat Is More Than an EV: It Is a Volkswagen Beetle on Steroids

15 Mar 2022, 00:58 UTC / With the official technical specifications out, thanks to the homologation process with MIIT, we can say that this Beetle wannabe is massive.