Honda invests in CATL to form strategic alliance for battery supply

By Dalila Ouerghi
Published: Monday, 13 July 2020

Japanese carmaker Honda has acquired about 1% of the shares in Chinese battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) through a non-public issuance of stocks, with the intention of securing a stable supply of batteries from the Chinese firm, the two companies said in a joint statement on Friday July 10.

The investment is part of a strategic agreement between the two companies which will include joint development, stable battery supply and recycling.

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