The regional headquarters are aimed at serving customers close to where they are and mark Eve Energy's transition to global operations, it said.

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Chinese lithium battery maker Eve Energy has opened seven regional headquarters in an attempt to become a global company.

Eve Energy completed the establishment of its seven regional headquarters and Taipei office during January 25-27, officially kicking off its globalized operations, according to a company press release yesterday.

The seven regional headquarters are Beijing, South China, Central China, Southwest China, Northeast China, Asia-Pacific and Southeast Asia.

The establishment of these regional headquarters and the Taipei office is intended to serve customers close to where they are and also marks Eve Energy's formal move towards globalized operations, it said.

Eve Energy also plans to set up its Northwest China regional headquarters, Americas regional headquarters, and Oceania regional headquarters, which are expected to come into operation this year.

Eve Energy, headquartered in Huizhou, Guangdong province, was founded in 2001 and listed on the ChiNext stock market, China's Nasdaq-style board for growth enterprises, in 2009.

The company's battery business includes consumer batteries, power batteries, and energy storage batteries.

Eve Energy's power batteries have entered the supply chains of leading international automakers, with customers including Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Jaguar Land Rover, and a number of new Chinese car makers, it said.

In the field of energy storage batteries, the company participated in the smart grid construction of the State Grid and the China Southern Power Grid, and has signed contracts with overseas customers including Powin, Wärtsilä, and ABS.

Eve Energy is actively expanding into overseas markets, having signed an agreement on May 9, 2023 to build a factory in Hungary to produce cylindrical power batteries.

The company also previously announced that it would set up joint ventures in several countries, including the US, Malaysia and Turkey.

Eve Energy is one of the largest power battery makers, ranking eighth in the world with a 2.4 percent share in the January-November period, according to data released on January 9 by South Korean market researcher SNE Research.

In China, Eve Energy ranked fourth in December with 2.17 GWh of installed capacity and a 4.54 percent share, according to the China Automotive Battery Innovation Alliance (CABIA).

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