Tesla Supplier Challenges EV Maker's Powerful Battery With Latest Launch - Benzinga

Tesla Supplier Challenges EV Maker's Powerful Battery With Latest Launch - Benzinga

- Tesla, Inc TSLA supplier Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd launched an electric-car battery with a range of over 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) on a single charge. - CATL claimed that the battery was 13% more potent than Tesla's 4680 battery to be made by Panasonic Holdings Corp PCRFY, the Bloomberg reports. - The Qilin battery has an energy density of 255 watt-hours per kilogram. - Also Read: Panasonic Disclosed Finalizing US Site For Tesla's New Battery Plant - The battery charges faster than existing cells and is safer and more durable, CATL claimed. - The leading electric-car battery maker will start commercializing the next-generation "Qilin" in 2023. - CATL raised 45 billion yuan ($6.7 billion) in a private placement to produce and upgrade lithium-ion battery manufacturing in four Chinese …
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