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Company Overview of QuantumScape Corporation

Company Overview

QuantumScape Corporation operates as a start up company that intends to manufacture lithium batteries. The company focuses on fundamental disruption in the energy storage sector. The company was incorporated in 2010 and is based in San Jose, California.

3087 North First Street

San Jose, CA 95134

United States

Founded in 2010

Phone:

408-452-2000

Fax:

408-435-1888

Key Executives for QuantumScape Corporation

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

QuantumScape Corporation Key Developments

Volkswagen Reportedly Acquires Stake In QuantumScape

Volkswagen AG (XTRA:VOW3) has bought a stake in QuantumScape Corporation, reported Bloomberg citing people familiar with the matter. The people, who asked not to be identified because the plans are private, said that Volkswagen is considering using the energy-storage technology, which is fireproof, for vehicles from the namesake brand as well as Porsche and Audi. The people said that tests to show the system is viable for cars are due to be completed in mid-2015. One of the people said, "The Volkswagen of America unit bought a 5% holding and has options to raise the stake." Peter Thul, a spokesman at Volkswagen, declined to comment to Bloomberg on any investment. Calls to the main switchboard and an e-mail to QuantumScape by Bloomberg seeking comment weren’t answered.

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