One of the world`s largest battery suppliers, CATL, has signed a contract with Tesla, reuters reports. Tesla is reportedly in talks with CATL, China`s number one manufacturer of electric vehicle batteries, to supply batteries for Model 3 vehicles produced in Shanghai`s gigafactory 3. Tesla has reportedly secured a battery supply contract with CATL, China`s largest battery manufacturer, to supply cells for Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai and eventually expand to other production sites. Expand full story Tesla builds Model 3 vehicles from its $2 billion factory in Shanghai, which began last year to deliver cars and announced the diversification of battery supply for the plant. On February 3, Chinese battery manufacturer CATL announced that it had signed a two-year supply contract with Tesla, valid from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022. CATL said the electric car maker, led by Elon Musk, will determine the volume of battery purchases based on its needs, but the agreement does not impose restrictions on the volume of Tesla`s purchases. Tesla said last week that it had partnered with South Korea`s LG Chem and China`s CATL to supply batteries for electric vehicles. The company, which has a long-standing battery supply contract with Japanese company Panasonic, said its contract with LG Chem and CATL was smaller. Modern amperex Technology (CATL), China`s largest manufacturer of automotive batteries, has advanced in recent years thanks to the rapid use of electric vehicles.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China`s top battery maker CATL 300750.SZ said on Monday it had signed a battery supply contract with Tesla TSLA.O. Tesla, which has a long-standing battery power agreement with Japan`s Panasonic Corp 6752.T, said in its tender last week that its pact with LG Chem 051910.KS and CATL was small-scale. They have now confirmed that the new electric vehicle to be built in China and exported to other markets, with the automaker confirming a new massive battery contract for the production of its new electric vehicles. EXPAND full story SHANGHAI — China`s top electric vehicle battery manufacturer has signed an agreement to supply EV batteries to Tesla Inc. starting in July. Nissan and Renault are planning a series of new electric cars for the Chinese market and are turning to China`s leading car battery manufacturer, Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) to supply them. Expand full story The company claims to be the world`s largest automotive battery manufacturer with a new $2 billion IPO-funded plant. Honda is not one of the most active automakers in terms of electrified automakers, but it is now making some big strides, including guaranteeing a battery supply contract for about 1 million electric vehicles with CATL, one of the world`s largest battery manufacturers. EXPAND full story BMW is currently receiving its electric vehicle batteries from Samsung SDI, but it has now signed a contract with CATL, China`s largest battery manufacturer, to ensure future production of electric vehicles. Expand full story Tesla will determine the volume of the battery purchase between July 2020 and June 2022, based on its own needs, CATL said in a stock exchange statement, adding that the agreement does not impose restrictions on Tesla`s purchase volume.
The agreement has a two-year period between July 2020 and June 2022 and does not contain defined capacity restrictions. Toyota announced today that it has reached an agreement with China Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL) for the development of batteries for electric cars.