Chinese battery producer CATL will begin supplying cylindrical cells to BMW from 2025, as announced on Friday 27th May 2022. Having historically used prismatic cells, also supplied by CATL, BMW will power its new series of dedicated electric vehicles with a cylindrical cell format.

An agreement was signed nominating CATL as the provider of cylindrical cells to the German car manufacturer. Neither company has elaborated on the signing of the deal. This agreement builds on the ten-year partnership CATL has with BMW as their battery supplier.

The Chinese firm is also looking to secure…


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