CATL in supply agreement with Daimler

CATL in supply agreement with Daimler

CATL in supply agreement with Daimler 150 150 Energy Storage Journal

October 3, 2019: Chinese lithium battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology agreed in September a global battery cell modules supply agreement with Daimler Trucks & Buses.

CATL will supply lithium-ion battery cell modules for a wide range of Daimler Trucks & Buses’ global electric truck portfolio to be introduced in markets from 2021 onwards, including the Mercedes-Benz eActros, the Freightliner eCascadia and the Freightliner eM2. 

The development of the battery systems lies with Daimler Trucks & Buses as will battery pack assembly and will be carried out at its Mercedes-Benz Mannheim plant in Germany and its Detroit, Michigan plant in the US.