QuantumScape starts testing ten-layered solid-state cells
Solid-state battery specialist and Volkswagen partner QuantumScape has announced the development of ten-layer battery cells in a recent quarterly report. The goal is to lead the new cells to similar capacity retention and cycling behaviour as the previous single- and four-layer cells.
QuantumScape to open second pilot plant
Solid-state battery specialist QuantumScape plans to issue 13 million new shares. The expected proceeds of $859 million are to be invested in the company’s planned pilot plant and in the joint venture with Volkswagen. In connection with the joint venture, there is also talk of a second pilot plant.
QuantumScape sets up pilot plant for solid-state batteries
The solid-state battery specialist and Volkswagen partner QuantumScape has announced in the context of the announcement of its business figures that it will build a pilot plant in San José, California. Called QS-0, the plant is expected to be capable of producing over 100,000 units of solid-state cells per year.
QuantumScape publishes solid-state battery data
Solid-state battery specialist and Volkswagen partner QuantumScape has published performance data of prototype solid-state cells. The Americans company’s technology is said to be able to help improve the range of electric cars by up to 80 per cent compared to today’s lithium-ion cells.
QuantumScape successfully goes public
The solid-state battery specialist and Volkswagen partner QuantumScape has now completed its announced IPO. On Friday, QuantumScape’s shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “QS”. The shares rose by around 50 per cent on the very first day of trading.
VW partner QuantumScape hits the US stock market
The solid-state battery specialist and Volkswagen partner QuantumScape went public on the US stock exchange. The company has agreed on a merger with the investment company Kensington Capital Acquisition. The shares will be traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “QS”.
Volkswagen invests $200 million in QuantumScape
Volkswagen has announced an increase in its stake in QuantumScape. The car company is investing up to another 200 million dollars in the US battery specialist. The aim is to advance the joint development of solid state batteries and to prepare for their large-scale production.
Volkswagen boosts stake in QuantumScape
Volkswagen has now completed their planned stock increase of QuantumScape. The Germans have invested 100 million dollars in the battery specialist, with whom VW intends to establish mass production of solid-state batteries.
VW secures solid-state technology from QuantumScape
Volkswagen has advanced to the largest shareholder of Stanford-spinoff Quantumscape as the German corporation invests 100 million dollars. Forming a new joint venture with the solid-state experts, VW hopes to secure their grip on the new battery technology first.