The carmaker has followed up a $100m investment two years ago with a pledge to provide up to $200m for the solid-state battery developer.

Automotive manufacturer Volkswagen revealed yesterday that it is investing up to $200m in US-based solid-state battery developer and existing portfolio company QuantumScape. QuantumScape is developing solid-state batteries that would utilise solid electrodes and a solid electrolyte, in theory offering greater energy density than the lithium-ion batteries generally used for electric vehicles right now, which use…

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