Turnover: 48.08 billion USD (2022)

Country: China

CATL specializes in the manufacture of industrial batteries for electric vehicles and storage systems.

CATL is a Chinese company founded in 2011 specializing in the production of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles, and electric energy storage systems. In 2018, the company was the largest manufacturer of industrial batteries for electric vehicles, with a 23.1% market share.

These batteries are used in vehicles from major automakers such as PSA, Hyundai and BMW. The company has set itself a production capacity of 50 GWh for lithium-ion batteries by 2020.


a new kind of battery capable, he claims, of powering aircraft 20/04/2023

  • CATL's new battery has an energy density of 500 Wh/kg, twice that of the current "Qilin" model, which has an energy density of 255 Wh/kg.
  • The "Qilin" battery can propel an electric vehicle 1,000 km on a single charge. The technology used is called "condensed matter battery", and increases the efficiency of lithium-ion without compromising its safety.
  • CATL will be launching mass production for the automotive market this year.
  • The aviation version of the new battery will be ten times more expensive than the automotive version.

Electric cars: China dominates the battery market 29/01/2023

  • CATL's first investment outside China 1.8 billion euros invested
  • Production of lithium-ion battery cells in Erfurt, Germany
  • 7 billion investment in second battery plant in Hungary
  • Batteries account for around 40% of the value of an electric vehicle
  • China now exports more cars than Germany

Batteries: Chinese giant CATL takes advantage of the electric car boom. 23/06/2022

  • The world leader in lithium-ion batteries and supplier to Tesla has raised 45 billion yuan (6.4 billion euros) through a private placement.
  • It is neck and neck with South Korea's LG Energy Solution.
  • CATL occupies nearly 30% of the world market and more than half of the market in China, giving it powerful economies of scale.
  • CATL's market capitalization now approaches 180 billion euros.
  • CATL set a new record in December, with a market capitalization of 240 billion euros.

Chinese giant CATL is riding the electric car wave. 23/06/2022

  • CATL, has raised 45 billion yuan (6.4 billion euros) through a private placement with institutional investors.
  • The Chinese battery giant is riding the electric vehicle boom.
  • CATL reaches a record high in December with a capitalization of 240 billion euros.
  • LG Energy Solution raises $10.7 billion in January.
  • BYD raises $1.8 billion in Hong Kong in October.

Financial Data

DUNS: 829742766



Number of employees: plus de 15000 (2018) ()

Capital: 400 000 EUR

Financial Data:

Year Turnover (€) Net Profit (€) Fiscal Year End Fiscal Year Duration
2019 1 243 780 EUR 21 267 EUR 31/12/2019 12
2018 998 037 EUR 32 930 EUR 31/12/2018 12

Company Managers:

Position First Name Last Name Age Linkedin
Président Hongye ZHANG 55

Studies mentioning this company

The battery market - France

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  • Tesla
  • CATL
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  • Blue Solutions (Bolloré Groupe)
  • Alteo
  • Iten
  • Panasonic
  • Tiamat Energy
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  • Tyva Energie
  • Li-Cycle
  • Limatech
  • Inocel
  • Glencore
  • Neogy (Startec Energy Groupe)
  • GS Yuasa
  • BYD
  • Foresee Power
  • Batteries Prod
  • Vélo Batterie- Batteries Prod
  • Toyota
  • Stellantis (Groupe PSA et Fiat)
  • Volkswagen Group
  • Audi (Volkswagen Group)
  • Tata Group
  • Bolloré
  • Mecaware
  • Nawa Technologies
  • BMW
  • Samsung Group
  • SK Group Korea
  • Nissan
  • Arkema groupe
  • Mob-Energy
  • Batconnect
The battery market - Italy

Other companies mentioned:

  • FIB - Faam
  • Tesla
  • CATL
  • Automotive Cells Company (ACC)

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