Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited
Chinese battery manufacturer and technology company founded in 2011 that specializes in the manufacturing of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and energy storage systems.
Company URL: catl.com
Qilin CTP 3.0
This is the second cell to pack design that CATL have shown. This is using their prismatic cells with flexible cooling plates between the cells.
LFP chemistry with a 4C charge rate and all bundled into the CTP pack design
Maybe something we never thought we would see, but appears that the 46xx format is catching on.
- 2025 CATL will make 46xx cells for the Neue Klasse EVs from BMW
- 46145 LFP – not many details of the CATL 46145 LFP cell as yet, but we see an energy density of 121Wh/kg. A low value compared to the BYD FC4680P.
- 2021 Mercedes EQA 250 – all electric compact SUV
- 2021 Mercedes-AMG EQS 53 – The performance luxury electric vehicle offering from Mercedes and part of the Mercedes EQ line up of EV’s.
The launch Xiaomi SU7 battery is made by CATL and appears to be the Qilin approach with Xiaomi integrating this as a Cell to Body (CTB) design.