Volkswagen & QuantumScape Sign Agreement To Pick A Location For Their Joint Venture Pilot-Line Facility

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Mon, 17 May 2021 04:45:50 +0000

QuantumScape, which is developing solid-state lithium-metal batteries for electric vehicles, has announced that it has entered into an agreement with Volkswagen Group of America to pick the location of the two companies’ joint-venture solid-state battery pilot-line facility by the end of this year. Both companies are eyeing Salzgitter, Germany, for the location. SQ-1, as the […]

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Tesla/Apple vs. Volkswagen/Samsung?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 16:21:14 +0000

Volkswagen’s Power Day had lots of technical information available, none more important than its promise to introduce V2G technology to its electric cars beginning next year.

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VW & Quantumscape Bring Solid State Batteries Closer To Reality

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2021 17:35:54 +0000

A couple weeks ago, Volkswagen and Quantumscape claimed to have solved a key problem in the development of solid state batteries. Solid state batteries would give great benefits to both the automotive world and other industries, but have so far been frustrated by the inability to come up with a separator that can keep the […]

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These Kinds Of Opportunities Don’t Come Along Very Often: Interview With QuantumScape CEO Jagdeep Singh

Credit to Author: Benjamin Schulz| Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2020 19:45:58 +0000

QuantumScape is one of the world’s leading solid state battery companies, and it went public on November 27th (NYSE: QS). The company worked in “stealth mode” for a long time, and received considerable investment by some of the world’s most established cleantech investors, among them Capricorn Investment Group, Breakthrough Enegy Ventures, and notably from a car manufacturer, Volkswagen. We spoke to Quantum Scape CEO and Founder Jagdeep Singh

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QuantumScape Releases Performance Data On Its Solid-State Battery Technology

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 17:12:28 +0000

QuantumScape said on December 8 that its lithium metal batteries are exceeding all expectations. Here’s more.

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$4.7 Billion Went Into Battery Storage, Smart Grid, & Efficiency Companies In Q1–Q3 2020

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 03:25:11 +0000

People who don’t follow cleantech, or individual cleantech industries, think that solar, wind, and batteries are sort of small, niche markets. Actually, these have become very large markets, and often the quickest growing markets. Similarly, related smart grid and energy efficiency companies are booming

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The 2 Big Questions Regarding Volkswagen’s Future

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 00:00:13 +0000

Volkswagen is launching into what could be a huge electric decade that reinvents and rejuvenates the large global automotive group. Yes, the Volkswagen ID.3 — which is sort of supposed to be the VW Beetle or Golf of this century — has some delays. Reinvention can be tough

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