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QuantumScape Now Has Six Automakers in Its Sampling Agreements List
QuantumScape Now Has Six Automakers in Its Sampling Agreements List

28 Jul 2022, 00:02 UTC / The company also disclosed that it created a 24-layer cell, which means it is close to sending its first A-samples to customers

 
Toyota Is the World’s Leader in Solid-State Battery Patents By a Wide Margin
Toyota Is the World’s Leader in Solid-State Battery Patents By a Wide Margin

7 Jul 2022, 13:58 UTC / According to Nikkei Asia, Toyota has 1,331 known patents while Panasonic is in second place with 445 patents. South Korean competitors are speeding up

 
QuantumScape Talks About Proprietary Format and 4th Automotive Partner to Shareholders
QuantumScape Talks About Proprietary Format and 4th Automotive Partner to Shareholders

28 Apr 2022, 17:28 UTC / The joint venture the company disclosed on March 1 will be established in the U.S. for up to 50 GWh in solid-state batteries

 
Nissan Presents Its All-Solid-State Batteries and Their Factory for the First Time
Nissan Presents Its All-Solid-State Batteries and Their Factory for the First Time

8 Apr 2022, 10:38 UTC / The presented cells seem to have a single layer and are pouch batteries. The manufacturing process shows it is almost artisanal at this point

 
QuantumScape Will Now Sell Its Solid-State Batteries to a Fourth Carmaker
QuantumScape Will Now Sell Its Solid-State Batteries to a Fourth Carmaker

2 Mar 2022, 17:02 UTC / The solid-state battery startup informed about the new automaker willing to test its A samples in a Form 8-K to the U.S. SEC

 
After SES Goes to South Korea, QuantumScape Opens R&D Center in Japan
After SES Goes to South Korea, QuantumScape Opens R&D Center in Japan

22 Feb 2022, 22:38 UTC / Asian countries are a target for these battery startups not only due to the talent pool they offer but also to the customers they represent.

 
Instead of Promoting Clean Transportation, Tesla May Be Damaging It
Instead of Promoting Clean Transportation, Tesla May Be Damaging It

20 Feb 2022, 21:34 UTC / If the company is a leader in saving the world, we should ask if it is leading in the right way or if other companies are following it to a dead end.

 
QuantumScape Produces First 16-Layer Cells, Plans A Samples for 2022
QuantumScape Produces First 16-Layer Cells, Plans A Samples for 2022

17 Feb 2022, 22:21 UTC / The company presented some of its achievements and plans for its solid-state platform in a letter about Q4 2021 results to shareholders.

 
QuantumScape Fast Charges Its Solid-State Cell More than 400 Times
QuantumScape Fast Charges Its Solid-State Cell More than 400 Times

27 Jan 2022, 21:31 UTC / The battery startup said its solid-state cells retained way more than 80% capacity at 4C, charging in less than 15 minutes

 
QuantumScape Signs Third Partnership Agreement With Global Luxury Auto Company
QuantumScape Signs Third Partnership Agreement With Global Luxury Auto Company

20 Dec 2021, 16:45 UTC / We confess we were unaware of the second partnership, but it was announced in September with another “top ten (by global revenues) OEM.”

 
For QuantumScape, Solid-State Batteries Are All About Fast Charging
For QuantumScape, Solid-State Batteries Are All About Fast Charging

2 Dec 2021, 16:52 UTC / The higher energy density and lower weight would just be bonuses compared to how solid-state cells cope with high C-rates

 
QuantumScape Builds a 10-Layer Solid-State Battery, Beats 2021 Goals
QuantumScape Builds a 10-Layer Solid-State Battery, Beats 2021 Goals

16 Nov 2021, 23:38 UTC / So far, the solid-state platform startup has just released results obtained from tests with single-layer and four-layer cells

 
QuantumScape Creates the QS Campus in San Jose to Produce Solid-State Cells
QuantumScape Creates the QS Campus in San Jose to Produce Solid-State Cells

10 Nov 2021, 14:58 UTC / Apart from the building in which QS-0 was created, the company also leased the three adjacent ones for the next ten years

 
QuantumScape Confirms Solid-State Cell Performance Numbers With Third-Party Tests
QuantumScape Confirms Solid-State Cell Performance Numbers With Third-Party Tests

2 Nov 2021, 09:19 UTC / The single-layer cells retained more than 80% of capacity after 800 tests, which would be equivalent to 240,000 miles in a 300-mile battery pack

 
QuantumScape Promises a Better LFP Cell and Clarifies Its SSB Technology
QuantumScape Promises a Better LFP Cell and Clarifies Its SSB Technology

8 Sep 2021, 09:04 UTC / The company would not be simply developing a solid-state battery (SSB): it would be creating a solid-state lithium-metal platform for all cells.

 
Qatar Wants a Piece of QuantumScape, Buys 4.69% Stake in It
Qatar Wants a Piece of QuantumScape, Buys 4.69% Stake in It

4 Aug 2021, 13:18 UTC / The country that will hold the 2022 World Cup and lives from oil and gas sales is betting on new battery technologies with the American startup.

 
Solid-State Batteries Are the Future for EVs, Volkswagen Bets Big on Them
Solid-State Batteries Are the Future for EVs, Volkswagen Bets Big on Them

16 Jun 2020, 15:39 UTC / Volkswagen said this week it is investing an additional $200 million in American solid-state battery maker QuantumScape.

 
Volkswagen to Produce Solid-State Batteries with QuantumScape by 2025
Volkswagen to Produce Solid-State Batteries with QuantumScape by 2025

14 Sep 2018, 10:08 UTC / QuantumScape and Volkswagen establish new joint venture for the mass production of solid-state batteries from 2025 at the latest

 
Volkswagen to Accelerate Solid-State Battery Development
Volkswagen to Accelerate Solid-State Battery Development

21 Jun 2018, 14:58 UTC / Volkswagen increases its hold on QuantumScape, a U.S.-based company that works to develop a solid-state battery for electric vehicles.