CATL and JAC reach strategic cooperation to promote e-mobility



CATL Signed a Strategic Cooperation Agreement with JAC

On January 6, Jianghuai Automobile Group Co., Ltd. (JAC) and CATL signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Ningde, Fujian Province. 

According to the agreement, both parties will actively cooperate in the supply of EV batteries, introduction of battery swapping technology, joint development and application of new technologies and products, market expansion at home and abroad, and carbon emission reduction across the industry chain, and work together to formulate an action plan and build a strategic alliance. 

In the field of EV battery, CATL will provide JAC with new EV battery products and technologies, improve the integration of R&D, production, sales, and jointly create competitive EV models by adopting technologies that highly integrate vehicle platform and batteries. 

In terms of technological cooperation, the two parties will set up a R&D team to jointly develop and apply new technologies and products, promote the introduction of CIIC skateboard chassis technology, determine the applicable models of CIIC skateboard chassis, and work out cooperation programs and development plans based on the actual needs. 

In addition, the two parties will cooperate deeply in branding, product marketing, quality cultivation, customer service, and talent training to jointly create more affordable products with higher quality, and promote the leapfrog development of both parties.

JAC is a comprehensive automobile enterprise that integrates R&D, production, sales and service of a full range of commercial vehicles, passenger vehicles and powertrains, and covers a variety of fields such as auto travel and financial services. It is committed to building a comprehensive automobile service platform across the full ecosystem chain, full industry chain, and full value chain. 

By the end of 2023, JAC has exported nearly 1.4 million vehicles to more than 130 countries and regions worldwide, and its medium and high-end light trucks have ranked first in the industry in terms of export for years in a row.

In recent years, JAC has been focusing on developing intelligent vehicles and intelligent new energy vehicles, and has been increasing its R&D investment in the field of battery, motor, and electronic control system to build up its core technology. Leveraging its world-leading core technology in new energy industry, CATL will provide more competitive and high-quality products for JAC and other partners, promote the high-quality development of the industry with scientific and technological innovation, and help elevate China’s new energy vehicle industry to a new level.