Monthly Archives: August 2018

China’s CATL to start producing next-gen low-Cobalt batteries in 2019

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s largest lithium battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd (CATL) plans to begin producing in 2019 next-generation nickel-rich batteries, which are cheaper to make and have longer life-spans, according to an internal company presentation and a company source. Its plans for the NCM 811 battery, which have not been officially announced, come as global battery makers have been searching for ways to reduce the proportion of cobalt in their batteries to … Continue reading

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