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CATL strikes deal to supply lithium ion cells for Daimler's EV trucks

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 15:18 -- Paul Crompton
CATL strikes deal to supply lithium-ion cells to Daimler EV trucks

Electric vehicle battery firm Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd (CATL) has signed a deal to supply lithium-ion battery packs for German automaker Daimler’s electric trucks.

Starting in 2021, the China firm’s batteries will be installed in truck models under Daimler's Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner brands.

The companies have not disclosed the volume of the supply agreement.

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