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  • Dyson electric car prototype

    Dyson's EV was to feature a solid-state battery claimed to deliver a range 50 percent higher than the highest on offer today.

  • Patent drawing for Dyson electric car due in 2021
    Dyson's EV project is dead

    James Dyson, founder and CEO of Dyson, pulled the plug on ambitious plans to build a series of electric vehicles. The company better known for bagless vacuum cleaners could not make a compelling business case for the EV.

  • Patent drawing for Dyson electric car due in 2021
    Patent suggests Dyson's first EV will be a Tesla Model X rival

    Vacuum cleaner giant Dyson plans to launch an electric car in 2021 and new patent drawings hint at its design.

  • Roland Krueger
    Former Infiniti boss tapped to lead Dyson EV project

    Dyson has tapped former Infiniti boss Roland Krueger to lead its new electric car project. The British firm, famous for its line of bagless vacuum cleaners, announced in 2017 plans to build an electric car. The company has committed $2.7 billion to the project, some of which will be used to...

  • Artist's impression of Dyson's planned electric car plant in Singapore
    Dyson's electric cars will be built in Singapore

    Dyson confirmed Tuesday it will build electric cars at a new plant in Singapore. The British firm, famous for its line of bagless vacuum cleaners, said construction of the plant will be completed by 2020 and that the first cars should be rolling off the line by the following year. It's been a year...

  • Dyson Hullavington campus for electric car development
    Dyson reveals plans for electric car test track

    It's been a year since vacuum giant Dyson announced plans to build an electric car, something founder and chief engineer James Dyson has been hinting at since 2008. The company on Thursday gave an update on the plans, confirming that the former Hullavington air force base in southern England it...

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    British household appliance company Dyson last fall confirmed it was working on an electric car for launch by 2020. No specifics were given at the time apart from a commitment from Dyson founder and chief engineer James Dyson to spend $2.7 billion on the project and build up a team of over 400 staff. The Financial Times (subscription required) has since published a report detailing in greater depth Dyson's plans, which are said to include at least three cars. According to the report published Wednesday, Dyson's first model could be limited to fewer than 10,000 units. The company is said to be...

  • James Dyson
    Vacuum company Dyson plans electric car by 2020

    British household appliance firm Dyson’s claim to fame may be a bagless vacuum cleaner, but in the not too distant future we may also associate the company with cars. In an email sent to Dyson employees on Tuesday, founder and chief engineer James Dyson confirmed plans for an electric car to...

  • James Dyson will turn creative efforts to electric cars
    James Dyson will turn creative efforts to electric cars

    Sir James Dyson, known for inventing the famous bagless Dyson vacuum, has turned his efforts towards creating an improved electric motor for automobiles. Dyson has been seemingly enamored with the electric car revolution, going so far as to predict that electric cars could outnumber their petrol...

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