China’s CATL Extends Lead as World’s Top EV Battery Maker
Bloomberg, 4 January 2023 - Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd.’s share of the electric-vehicle battery market continues to grow, according to the latest data from Seoul-based SNE Research, which show the Chinese company accounted for 37.1% of global sales in the first 11 months of 2022.
CATL sold a total of 165.7 gigawatt-hours of batteries in the January-November period, almost three times as much as second-placed BYD Co., another Chinese battery maker. South Korea’s LG Energy Solution slipped to third, SNE said in a report published Wednesday.
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