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BMW secures €10 billion lithium-ion cell supply with CATL and Samsung

Fri, 11/22/2019 - 09:35 -- Paul Crompton

German vehicle OEM BMW has secured long-term supply deals worth a total of €10 billion ($11 billion) from lithium-ion cell manufacturers Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) and Samsung SDI.

The supply agreements come as BMW forges ahead with e-mobility plans.

The biggest deal bolsters the company’s relationship with China’s CATL, increasing last year’s €4 billion ($4.4 billion) supply deal to €7.3 billion ($8 billion). The 11-year contract starts next year.

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Panasonic launches rechargeable for smart glasses.

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 12:56 -- Paul Crompton

Panasonic is offering the smallest lithium-ion cell for smart glasses, which can fit into the arm of hit tech specs.

The so called pin cell is 3.5mm in diameter and charges in an hour. It shows no swelling over 1000 cycles.

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Saft secures 5 million lithium-ion cell deal

Thu, 04/02/2015 - 14:21 -- Paul Crompton
Saft secures 5 million lithium-ion cell deal

French firm Saft has secured a deal to supply five million lithium cells to Asian utility OEMS.

Under the contract will see the company’s Eternacell branded cells provided to electricity metering OEMs in China, India and Taiwan.

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