Contemporary Amperex Technology’s factory in Ningde, Fujian province. The company unveiled a new battery technology on Thursday. Photo: Reuters Contemporary Amperex Technology’s factory in Ningde, Fujian province. The company unveiled a new battery technology on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Contemporary Amperex Technology’s factory in Ningde, Fujian province. The company unveiled a new battery technology on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

Tesla supplier CATL’s cheaper sodium-ion battery gives electric-car makers an alternative to existing technology

  • The new battery will offer EV makers an alternative to existing technologies that use cobalt as the main ingredient
  • CATL wants to deploy the sodium-ion battery on an industrial scale and planned to form a basic industrial chain in 2023, chairman Robin Zeng said

Topic |   Electric cars
Contemporary Amperex Technology’s factory in Ningde, Fujian province. The company unveiled a new battery technology on Thursday. Photo: Reuters Contemporary Amperex Technology’s factory in Ningde, Fujian province. The company unveiled a new battery technology on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Contemporary Amperex Technology’s factory in Ningde, Fujian province. The company unveiled a new battery technology on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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