Wednesday 18 January 2023
CATL and Nio consolidate partnership for new brand and long-lasting battery
China-based battery giant CATL signed a comprehensive strategic agreement with EV maker Nio on January 17. The pair aims to work together on new brands and overseas expansion with...
Friday 13 January 2023
China SiC device maker Inventchip gets new funds for capacity expansion
Driven by growing market demand for SiC components for EV applications, China's SIC semiconductor specialist Inventchip Technology has recently completed its Pre-B round of financing,...
Monday 9 January 2023
Market Cap 100: China-based car OEMs proceed on bumpy 2022
The year 2022 did not go easy on the automotive industry. Most companies saw their market capitalization shrink due to worldwide inflation, chip shortages and other supply chain disruptions...
Monday 26 December 2022
Cheri Automobile wins investment from CATL due to respective EV-related motivations
While China-based automaker Cheri Automobile has won investment from Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL), the largest China-based lithium battery maker, for a 3.73% stake, Cheri's...
Thursday 22 December 2022
CATL begins serial production of battery cells in Germany
The world's largest battery maker is poised to gain more traction in Europe. CATL just announced that it had started serial production of lithium-ion battery cells this month in Thuringia,...
Friday 16 December 2022
Huawei Device to cooperate with CATL in EV business
Huawei Device, Huawei Technologies' subsidiary focusing on smartphones, PCs, notebooks and tablets, has signed an MoU with Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL), the largest China-based...
Friday 9 December 2022
Honda secures 123GWh battery supply from CATL
Honda Motor received a supply boost in China. The automaker and CATL announced an agreement to offer the former 123GWh of batteries in China starting in 2024. The purchase will facilitate...
Tuesday 6 December 2022
China-based battery makers see triple-digit growth in global installation volume
Asian EV battery companies dominate the market, with China-based manufacturers leading the pack. According to SNE Research, almost all Chinese battery makers that enjoyed the highest...
Wednesday 30 November 2022
2023 outlook: US will grow to be next battery battlefield
Battery makers have fired on all cylinders with expansion this year to meet the surging demand from EV manufacturers. Looking ahead to 2023, major Asian battery companies will keep...
Wednesday 23 November 2022
Korean battery maker rumored to partner with Chinese maker to expand LFP in US
There have been market rumors about a Korean lithium battery maker planning to work together with a Chinese maker to complement each other's technical advantages even before the US...
Monday 24 October 2022
China energy storage firms stop taking orders amid battery crunch
Some China-based suppliers of energy storage systems and solutions reportedly have stopped taking new orders since late September due to serious shortages of batteries needed to power...
Thursday 13 October 2022
Keen battery capacity expansions in China spark worry about possible supply glut
China's top-3 power battery makers Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL), Ganfeng Lithium Group and EVE Energy have been aggressively proceeding with capacity expansions, with their...
Tuesday 11 October 2022
EV battery maker CATL sees up to 200% jump in profit
Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) expects its net income to surge to as much as CNY9.8 billion (US$1.4 billion) in the third quarter as the biggest maker of electric vehicle...
Thursday 29 September 2022
China-based Sunwoda Electronic to sets up joint venture battery factory
China-based lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery cell and module maker Sunwoda Electronic will have its subsidiary Sunwoda Electric Vehicle Battery set up a factory of Li-ion battery cells,...
Tuesday 13 September 2022
Cylindrical cells gain favor as BMW becomes the latest adopter
Cylindrical battery cells seem to gain traction in the EV segment as they offer higher energy density and can reduce costs. BMW recently announced the adoption of round cells in new...
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DIGITIMES Research Special Report Databases
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