On February 7, CATL stated on the investor interaction platform that the company is committed to promoting the productization of sodium-ion batteries in 2023, according to IT Home.
With respect to Kirin battery, CATL said that Kirin battery is expected to be mass-produced in the first quarter of 2023. It is reported that the Kirin battery adopts the third-generation CTP technology of the CATL, with a volume utilization rate of up to 72%, an energy density of up to 255Wh/kg, and a battery range of more than 1,000 kilometers for the whole vehicle.
In addition, CATL also stated that it is currently comprehensively promoting the layout of battery technologies such as sodium ions, M3P, condensed matter, cobalt-free batteries, all-solid-state batteries, and rare metal-free batteries. At the same time, the company expands production according to demand, and it is expected that the production capacity will be gradually released to ensure customer delivery needs with stable production.
In January this year, CATL announced that it expects net profit in 2022 to be 29.1-31.5 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 82.66%-97.72%. During the reporting period, the new energy industry at home and abroad developed rapidly, the power battery and energy storage industry market continued to grow, and the company’s production and sales volume increased significantly.