CATL launches its first four EVOGO battery swap stations in China

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Earlier this week, artillery shaper CATL officially began operating 4 EVOGO artillery swap stations successful Xiamen, portion of southeast China’s Fujian Province. With the commencement of artillery swap services, CATL has declared Xiamen the world’s archetypal EVOGO city, with plans for dozens much stations this year.

As the world’s largest artillery shaper by installed capacity for the fifth-straight year, CATL is the name successful the artillery industry. It’s showing nary signs of slowing down either. This twelvemonth alone, CATL has shared plans for a zero-carbon works successful China, a caller installation successful Germany (its archetypal outside of its location country), and astir recently, a caller $6 cardinal EV artillery project successful Indonesia.

In summation to accepted EV artillery manufacturing, CATL is besides exploring artillery swap exertion by implementing stations nether its caller brand, EVOGO. Following the archetypal marque announcement successful January, we learned of CATL’s plans for EVOGO artillery swap stations crossed 10 Chinese cities and alongside that caught a glimpse of its modular, sharable artillery packs called “Choco-SEBs” (swappable electrical blocks).

Now, conscionable a fewer months later, the artillery shaper has opened its archetypal EVOGO swap stations successful China with plans for plentifulness much successful the adjacent future.

CATL artillery  swapsCATL opens the archetypal 4 of 30 planned artillery swap stations

CATL shared the quality connected behalf of its EVOGO marque successful a press release retired of China. As of April 18, 2022, the archetypal 4 artillery swap stations are operational successful Xiamen, and CATL plans to summation that footprint to 30 much earlier the year’s end.

CATL states that erstwhile each 30 planned stations are operational, drivers successful Xiamen volition beryllium capable to find a swap wrong 3 km (1.9 miles) of them, nary substance wherever they are connected the Chinese land city.

The existent terms for renting a Choco-SEB artifact is RMB 399 ($62) per month. For each swap astatine a EVOGO station, CATL explains that the outgo is astir the aforesaid arsenic replenishing from a DC accelerated charger.

CATL continues to enactment with aggregate partners to not lone grow its footprint of swap stations successful China but besides the assortment of electrical vehicles that enactment the swap technology.

Looking ahead, the artillery shaper is moving to bring much EV partners into the fold to grow its artillery swap exertion to much vehicles and different Chinese cities. Check retired the EVOGO artillery swap stations successful enactment below:

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