Cancelled Dyson electric car project received £5m from UK government

Despite developing an expertise in batteries and electric motors over the years with all the R&D behind its cyclone vacuums, in an email sent to staff today that was shared with The Verge, CEO James Dyson announced his company would abandon its plans for an electric car, citing concerns it couldn’t find a way to make…Read more...

Cancelled Dyson electric car project received £5m from UK government

UK taxpayers gave around £5m to the company Dyson to support the electric car project that it announced this week will be scrapped

Fri 11 Oct 19 from Newscientist

UK vacuum maker Dyson scraps electric car project

Dyson, the British company best known for groundbreaking vacuum cleaners, is scrapping its electric car project because it doesn't make business sense.

Thu 10 Oct 19 from TechXplore

Dyson cancels its electric car, saying it is not 'commercially viable'

Dyson has cancelled its plans to build an electric car.

Thu 10 Oct 19 from The Independent

Dyson Dumps Its EV Project After Spending $3.2B, Blames Commercial Viability

Dyson is pulling out of the vehicle market before it even began production. After four years and $3.1B, the company has cancelled plans to bring its own BEV ...

Mon 14 Oct 19 from Extremetech

Dyson kills its plan to challenge Tesla with an electric car

But the company will continue with the $3.2 billion investment in new technology.

Sun 13 Oct 19 from Arstechnica

Not the next Tesla: Vacuum cleaner maker Dyson abandons electric car dreams

Vacuum cleaner maker Dyson has abandoned its plans to make an electric car after initially hoping to capitalize on its electronics expertise.      

Fri 11 Oct 19 from USA today

Dyson abandons electric car program over lack of commercial feasibility

British vacuum maker Dyson on Thursday revealed intentions to cancel its electric vehicle project.

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Techspot

Dyson Kills Electric Car Development Saying It's Too Hard to Make a Profit

Despite developing an expertise in batteries and electric motors over the years with all the R&D behind its cyclone vacuums, in an email sent to staff today that was shared with The ...

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Gizmodo

Britain's James Dyson scraps electric car project

James Dyson, the inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner, has canceled his ambitious plan to build an electric car because the project was not commercially viable.

Thu 10 Oct 19 from Reuters Technology

Dyson kills its electric car project and turns to solid-state batteries

Dyson said it will end its electric vehicle project after determining it could not make the car commercially viable or find a buyer. The company, known for its high-tech vacuum cleaners and ...

Thu 10 Oct 19 from TechCrunch

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