2016-05-19

Prices of Cylindrical Lithium Cells Picked Up in First Quarter Due to Rising Demand From xEV Market

The sales of x-electric vehicles (xEV) in China reached a historic high of 300,000 units in 2015. Correspondingly, the market for xEV lithium batteries witnessed surging growth in the same period. In the fourth quarter, for instance, xEV batteries for vehicles models su.. more
2015-07-03

Tesla’s Cost-Friendly Energy Storage System Takes Entire Battery Industry to A New Level

Earlier in May, American electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. made a splash in the energy sector when it revealed a new type of lithium battery packs for home and enterprise applications. Tesla touted its new line of energy storage systems, known as Power Wall, would f.. more
2015-06-10

Chinese Lithium Cell Makers Ride on Back of Domestic Smartphone Brands’ Rise

The latest research from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, finds the shipments of Chinese branded smartphones have risen sharply in the past four years, with the 2015 shipments expected to grow by 11.6% year on year. Set against the previous year’s growth rate o.. more
2015-03-09

Power Battery and Energy Storage System to Take Center Stage in 2015

The rise of the urban population in different countries stimulates energy demand day by day. Overall cylindrical battery demand will increase 32% YoY from 882 million to 1171 million (figure 1); energy storage market will also grow from 40MWh in 2010 to 1850MWh in 2020 (C.. more
2015-01-12

TrendForce is Optimistic about 2015 Market for Lithium Cell as Q4 in 2014 Shows Moderate Price Fall

The overall demand for lithium batteries for the 2014 cycle was steady despite some turbulences. The first half of the year saw a strong promotion for power banks. This was followed by a push for prismatic laptop batteries as well as popular large-screen handheld devices drive.. more
2013-11-22

New Era Approaches as Gross Margin and Quantity of Lithium Battery Decrease

According to EnergyTrend, a research division of TrendForce, cylindrical battery price performance reflects a downtrend due to Polymer battery supply crowd out and thinner consumer electronic devices. In addition, medium-high capacity battery (2.8~3.0Ah) can reduce the nu.. more
2013-08-04

Dawning of low profit era for lithium batteries as Chinese manufacturers scramble for market share

China’s battery cell manufacturers including Amperex Technology Limited (ATL), Coslight Group and others are gradually gaining ground, and more active than Japanese and Korean manufacturers in production capacity, according to research by EnergyTrend, a researc.. more