BMW Getting Cylindrical Batteries From CATL

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2022 03:55:25 +0000

BMW headquartersIt’s all about the batteries. Succeeding in the electric vehicle market in which there’s far more consumer demand for electric cars than there is supply often comes down to having enough batteries. The more batteries, the more sales, the better one looks. BMW got the memo (perhaps) and just confirmed a battery supply agreement with […]

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CATL’s 1st Qilin Batteries Going Into Zeekr 001 & Zeekr 009

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2022 07:14:16 +0000

Five years ago, few had heard of CATL. Today … well … few outside of EV enthusiast circles have heard of CATL, but a large portion of EV enthusiasts are familiar with CATL. It’s the largest EV battery producer in the world. The Chinese company supplies everyone from Tesla to Ford to Volkswagen to BMW, […]

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Sourcing Of Battery Materials Causes Rethink Of EV Incentives, CATL Pauses North America Plans

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 19:50:12 +0000

CATL battery packEV incentives in the new Inflation Reduction Act are causing a lot of controversy on Capitol Hill with automakers asking for more time to meet materials sourcing requirements.

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Ford Has Battery Supply For 600,000 EVs A Year, Will Add LFP Batteries From CATL

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2022 18:50:53 +0000

Ford EV 2023Ford has released details of its planned $50 billion investment in electric vehicles between now and 2026, when it expects to be selling 2 million EVs a year. To get there, it will need lots and lots of batteries. In a press release this week, the company says it has secured commitments from 3 battery […]

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