SHANGHAI, Jan 28 (SMM)—This is a roundup of news in the lithium battery industry.
Tesla’s Shanghai factory produces more than 5,000 Model 3 in one week
In Tesla’s fourth-quarter earnings conference call, CEO Elon Musk said that the company's Shanghai factory produces more than 5,000 Model 3 per week.
CATL to launch the CTC technology in 2025
On the evening of January 27th, Xiang Yanhuo, President of the Passenger Vehicle Solutions Department of CATL China, said at the 10th Global New Energy Vehicle Conference that CATL will launch the CTC (Cell to Chassis) battery technology around 2025.
Nissan to electrify its main vehicle models in 2030
Nissan announced on January 27 that all "new car products" in the company’s main markets will be electrified in the early 2030s.
Leap Motor received 4.3 billion yuan in Series B financing, and sold 11,000 vehicles in 2020
Leap Motor, a new energy vehicle manufacturer, announced on January 27 that it has received 4.3 billion yuan in Series B financing. Hefei government, SDIC Chuangyi, ZJU Jiuzhi Investment Management and Yonghua Capital participated in this round of financing. Leap Motor had raised financing with a valuation of over 22 billion yuan, and the Hefei government’s investment was around 2 billion yuan. After obtaining the investment from the Hefei government, Leap Motor will build a second plant in Hefei. Its annual capacity will reach 200,000 vehicles after the plant is put into operation.
Nebula: Net profit in 2020 expected to increase by 1,478.18%-1,816.36%
Nebula (300648) released a performance forecast on the evening of January 27, which expected that the net profit attributable to the parent company in 2020 will be 56 million-68 million yuan, a year-on-year increase of 1,478.18%-1,816.36%. Demand for its products expanded as demand for new energy vehicles rose rapidly and lithium battery makers stepped up expansion of capacities, and the company's revenue and profits achieved steady growth.
Volkswagen ID.4 performance version will be launched in 2021
Volkswagen ID.4 GTX is a high-performance version of ID.4. In addition, Volkswagen also plans to launch a total of 20 pure electric models by 2025.