• UK inventor James Dyson aims for electric car launch by 2020

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    LONDON - James Dyson, the billionaire British inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner, said on Tuesday his company was working on developing an electric car to be launched by 2020.
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  • Billionaire designer James Dyson is on a mission to save the planet - just like Elon Musk

    Billionaire designer James Dyson is on a mission to save the planet - just like Elon Musk

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    • Longstanding frustration with pollution led Dyson to develop an electric-car plan.
    • His interest in the challenge dates back to the late 1980s.
    • Like Musk, Dyson sees the automobile as a design problem inside a large problem - global warming.
    On Tuesday, designer James Dyson revealed that his company will spend nearly $3 billion to introduce an all-electric car by 2020. The British billionaire is well-known for revolutionizing the vacuum cleaner, not to mention hand dryers in restrooms.
    By jumping into electric cars, Dyson has forged a de facto alliance with Tesla CEO Elon Musk...
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  • British home appliance manufacturer Dyson to launch electric vehicle by 2020

    British home appliance manufacturer Dyson to launch electric vehicle by 2020

    2 monthes ago - By MobileSyrup

    While Dyson's most well-known for its line of high-end vacuum cleaners, the company has officially announced that it's working on something substantially larger. In a company-wide email to all Dyson employees, founder James Dyson announced that the home appliance manufacturer is working on an electric vehicle, set to debut by 2020. The company currently has 400 engineers working on the electric vehicle project, and Dyson has said that his company will invest €2 billion to build the vehicle. According to Dyson, the company first started working on auto-parts in 1990, “on a cyclonic filter...
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  • Dyson to make electric cars by 2020

    2 monthes ago - By Phys.org

    British inventor James Dyson, who is best known for his bagless vacuum cleaners, on Tuesday announced a plan to produce electric cars by 2020 with a £2.0 billion investment.
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  • Dyson - yes, that Dyson - is working on an electric car - Roadshow

    2 monthes ago - By CNET

    If it's priced like Dyson's vacuums, it'll cost $12 million and involve lots of vortices.
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  • Dyson plans to release its own EV by 2020

    Dyson plans to release its own EV by 2020

    2 monthes ago - By Engadget

    An unlikely player has stepped onto the electric vehicle playing field. Vacuum cleaner and hairdryer producer Dyson announced today that it has already begun working on its own EV and that it should be ready for launch by 2020.
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  • Dyson is working on an electric car set to launch by 2020

    Dyson is working on an electric car set to launch by 2020

    2 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Dyson, maker of high-tech vacuum cleaners and fans, has long been rumored to be getting into the car game. That's no longer a rumor, as the company has confirmed that it's working on a battery electric vehicle with an all-electric drivetrain to be launched by 2020. The news comes from Dyson founder and CEO James Dyson himself, who announced the project via an internal...
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  • UK inventor James Dyson to launch electric car by 2020

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    LONDON - James Dyson, billionaire inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner, said on Tuesday his company was building an electric car which will launch by 2020, the latest firm to challenge traditional carmakers in a burgeoning market.
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  • A Dyson EV is coming in 2020

    A Dyson EV is coming in 2020

    2 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Dyson has announced plans to build an electric vehicle, the biggest departure yet for the British company best known for its vacuum cleaners and fans. The news was shared by founder and engineer James Dyson with employees today, along with the target of a 2020 launch for the as-yet-unnamed EV. According to Dyson, there's already a considerable team - and...
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  • The Dyson vacuum inventor says he's spending $3 billion on electric car and battery tech

    The Dyson vacuum inventor says he's spending $3 billion on electric car and battery tech

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    James Dyson, the billionaire inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner, said his company was building a "radical" all-electric car for launch in 2020, with a commitment to spend 2 billion pounds on solid-state battery technology and vehicle design.
    Dyson said a 400-strong team of engineers had already spent two and a half years working on the secret project in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, developing the batteries that will power the in-house designed electric motor for the car.
    He said on Tuesday he had not yet decided where the vehicle would be manufactured, although he had ruled out working with...
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