Volkswagen researchers claim success in simulating molecules such as lithium-hydrogen and carbon chains using a quantum computer, calling it an important advance for the development of high-performance electric-vehicle batteries. The automaker also announces it is spending $100 million to increase its stake in California technology company QuantumScape and forms a joint venture in its search for the next level of battery power for long-range e-mobility. They VW researchers now are working ...

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