July 25, the first two-brand new energy vehicle repair station of Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL) and Bosch’s automotive aftermarket service arm in China, officially opened.
According to the latest statistics from the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), in the first half of 2022, China’s new energy vehicle production and sales were 2.661 million and 2.6 million units respectively, both up 1.2 times year-on-year, and the market penetration rate continued to grow rapidly. While the electric vehicle aftermarket presents great opportunities, there are also challenges such as too few service outlets, uneven technical and service levels, and a lack of professional detection capabilities. breakdowns and maintenance of three supply systems in 4S stores.
In order to solve these problems, CATL has established a new mode of one-stop energy services with battery services at the core, and is committed to improving the overall level of after-sales services and consumer satisfaction of vehicles to new energies.
Following the opening of a strategic partnership between CATL and Bosch in 2021, the two parties have integrated their respective resources to accelerate the construction of dual-brand authorized stores.
The newly opened dual-brand maintenance station covers an area of about 2,400 square meters, mainly providing services for new energy vehicles, and it will also focus on the research and practice of digital inspection technology and of maintenance.
CATL’s advanced battery early warning and background alarm process can help the maintenance station to diagnose vehicle faults in the cloud in advance, actively predicting or identifying faults to ensure the shortest maintenance period.
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Bosch will provide all kinds of technical and wear parts required by new energy vehicles, comprehensive inspection equipment, high voltage operation and maintenance capabilities, marketing, operation consulting, a digital ecosystem and other media.