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Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL)

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL)

CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited) is a technology company that manufactures electric vehicle batteries and energy storage systems. CATL was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Ningde, China.

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited, known as CATL, is a technology company that manufactures lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, as well as energy storage systems. The company has stated aims to produce 50 GWh of production capacity by 2020. 



CATL is headquartered in Ningde, China, and was founded in 2011 by Zeng Yuqun. Zeng had previously served as president at Amperex Technology Limited (ATL), a lithium-ion battery company focused on consumer electronics.



Customers include car manufacturers BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler, Nissan and Renault.



CATL made an initial public offering in June 2018, following approval from the Chinese securities regulator. In its investment prospectus, the company claims to be the largest electric vehicle battery manufacturer in the world.





Timeline

August 17, 2018

CATL announces low-cobalt battery production for 2019

The NCM 811 battery will be lower in cobalt and contain more nickel.

June 11, 2018

CATL IPO on Shenzhen’s stock exchange

Shares in the company rose 44%.

April 6, 2018

13.1 billion yuan IPO approved by Chinese securities regulator

December 17, 2011

CATL established

People

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Huang Shilin

Vice Chairman / VP



Jia Zhou

President



Wu Kai

Chief Scientist / VP



Zeng Yuqun

Founder / Non-Executive Chairman



Further reading

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China’s ambition to power the world’s electric cars took a huge leap forward this week

James Temple



China’s biggest battery producer could become world’s biggest after raising $2 billion in an IPO

Fred Lambert



Chinese Battery Champion Has Fully Charged IPO

Anjani Trivedi



Chinese Battery Champion Has Fully Charged IPO

Anjani Trivedi



Chinese battery maker CATL buys stake in Finnish car supplier

Reuters Editorial



Chinese Battery Maker Taking on Global Electic Car Market





Hyundai chooses Chinese battery supplier





The Swift Rise of a Chinese Battery Giant

Jie Ma, David Stringer, Yan Zhang, and Sohee Kim



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