‘Apple is working with Chinese company to batteries for electric cars’
Techgigant Apple might be a partnership entered into with the Chinese manufactor Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (CATL). The two are working on batteries for electric vehicles.
That reports Yicai Global on the basis of sources who are aware of the cooperation.
The two companies would be a confidentiality agreement signed when the partnership was started, so here they are not officially able to speak.
CATL says the third-largest manufacturer of batteries for electric and hybrid cars. Thus, the manufacturer behind Tesla and Panasonic. Batteries of the company are used in consumentenauto’s and buses.
Apple focuses according to CEO Tim Cook on the development of self-propelled cars. The cooperation with the batterijmaker suggests that the company also private vehicles.
According to previous reports refused BMW and Daimler last year to Apple to work together on a car. The parties could not agree on the storage of dates of directors, according to insiders.