Daimler Truck AG and Chinese battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL) intend to further expand their cooperation. This was announced by the two companies in a joint statement. According to the statement, CATL will supply the lithium-ion batteries for the all-electric Mercedes-Benz eActros LongHaul. The model is scheduled to go into series production in 2024. With a range of 500 kilometers per battery charge, it is expected to enable all-electric freight transport even over longer distances. The batteries are said to feature a high energy density with a long service life. They should also be able to be charged quickly.
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