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Saturday, September 24 2022 - 02:15
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CATL inks multiple deals with OEMs at IAA Transportation, strengthens commitment to electrification of transportation
HANOVER, Germany, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire-Asianet/ --

- CATL won the Daimler Truck Supplier Award for state-of-the-art battery 
systems, which will be used on the newly released eActros LongHaul

- A strategic partnership agreement is reached between CATL and Trailer 
Dynamics to promote long haul e-transportation for zero emissions logistics in 
Germany

- CATL also signed an MOU for distribution with KYBURZ Switzerland to promote 
electrification of various commercial applications

At IAA Transportation 2022, CATL, a global leader of new energy innovative 
technologies, reached cooperation agreements with multiple leading OEM 
customers and won Daimler Truck Supplier Award at the fair, further 
demonstrating its innovative capabilities and achievements in the new energy 
industry.  

"At CATL, we are dedicated to delivering innovative technologies and solutions 
that enable a more sustainable future for mankind and our partners. IAA 
Transportation 2022 presents an important opportunity to demonstrate 
technological and product strengths and further expand our global partnership 
network," said Li Xiaoning, Executive President of Overseas Commercial 
Application, CATL. "We are proud to be one of the key drivers advancing the 
vibrant commercial vehicle industry along with other global leaders."

CATL won the Daimler Truck Supplier Award in the category "Innovation" for the 
development and production of state-of-the-art high-voltage battery systems 
with a range of up to 500 kilometers, extremely long service life and 
fast-charging capability. The battery systems will be used in the new eActros 
LongHaul, which was unveiled at IAA this year.

It is the first time that Daimler Truck presents its Supplier Award as an 
independent company. With the award, it recognizes CATL for above-average 
performance and cooperation in a spirit of partnership.

At the exhibition, CATL has strengthened cooperation with multiple leading OEMs 
in the sector. It signed a strategic partnership agreement with Trailer 
Dynamics, the German startup that is shaping long haul e-transportation for 
zero emissions logistics with the e-Trailer. Trailer Dynamics intends to use 
CATL platform-based system products in its e-Trailer projects with 
configurations in different kWh capacity dimensions.

Equipped with CATL's CTP-based LFP battery system, which features exceptionally 
long battery life and high thermal stability, the semitrailer offers increased 
efficiency and vehicle performance, lower fuel consumption and consequently 
lower carbon emission.

Trailer Dynamics and CATL also plan to collaborate closely to extend the 
e-Trailer products into dedicated major markets, to explore battery swapping 
solutions for e-Trailers, and to bring in more coordinated actions to achieve 
reduction of carbon emission.

During this year's IAA exhibition, CATL also signed an MOU for distribution 
with KYBURZ Switzerland, the largest manufacturer of electric vehicles in 
Switzerland. The two companies intend to enter into a distribution agreement to 
promote the sales of CATL products. 

Based on the practical needs of business development in Switzerland, the two 
parties also intend to extend current cooperation to more electrification 
applications projects, thus promoting the electrification of transportation in 
Europe.

KYBURZ develops, produces and distributes high-quality electric vehicles for 
delivery companies, industry and private individuals. The company's 3-wheeled 
electric vehicles for postal delivery have become an integral part of the road 
scape in many countries.

Featuring high energy density, long service life, high reliability and 
adaptability to various hard environments, CATL's offerings at the show will be 
an opportunity advance electrification in the transportation sector with 
partners worldwide. CATL will announce more partnerships in the electrification 
of commercial applications in the near future. 

CATL's innovative technologies and products have been well received by the 
market, and it has established and strengthened partnership with top-tier OEMs 
of commercial applications including Daimler Truck, VWCO, Yutong, FAW Group, 
Dongfeng and King Long.

SOURCE: Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited


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