27 Mar '16, 7am

Dyson Developing An Electric Car

Dyson Developing An Electric Car

British vacuum maker Dyson is developing an electric car at its headquarters in Wiltshire, according to a report in the Guardian. Like its vacuums, the electric vehicle is said to use a number of small, but highly efficient motors. Unlike its vacuums, most of the production of this vehicle will be funded by the British government. The Guardian’s report cited a statement made by the British government on its website, which read: “The government is funding Dyson to develop a new battery electric vehicle at their headquarters in Malmesbury, Wiltshire. This will secure £174m ($245 million) of investment in the area, creating over 500 jobs, mostly in engineering.” Those details have been removed from the document , which now only reads: ‘The government is providing a grant of up to £16m to Dyson to support research and development for battery technology at their site in Malmesb...

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