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QuantumScape Batteries May Provide More Than 400 Miles Of Range

Volkswagen looks to US-based solid-state battery maker for potential boost in electric-vehicle range.

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First Application Could Be Mid-2015

VW might be getting ready to push its plug-in technology in a big way thanks to an investment in the battery startup QuantumScape. Key point: the solid-state battery is said to be fireproof and will offer tremendous range advantages.