Letzte Aktualisierung: May 25, 2021
Daimler and CATL intensify cooperation
Daimler Truck AG and Chinese battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL) intend to expand their cooperation. This was announced in a joint statement by the two companies. 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 charged quickly.