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Dyson is planning 3 all-electric vehicles, could skip solid-state batteries for first generation, report says

Last year, British appliance manufacturer Dyson confirmed that it is investing £2 billion ($2.7 billion USD) to bring an electric vehicle with a solid state battery to market in 2020.

A new report now claims that the company is actually working on 3 electric vehicles and that the first generation may not feature Dyson’s solid state battery technology.

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Tesla’s former head of comms joins Dyson as company is quietly going into electric car business

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British technology company Dyson is best known for designing and manufacturing vacuum cleaners, but last year it acquired Michigan-based solid-state battery startup Sakti3 for $90 million and announced plans to build an important $1 billion battery factory to mass produce the next generation battery technology.

The company has since been rumored to be building an electric car using its solid state batteries. Coincidently (or not), Dyson has now hired Tesla’s former head of communications.

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Dyson is reportedly building an electric car after investing in solid-state batteries

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Dyson, a British technology company best known for designing and manufacturing vacuum cleaners, is reportedly building an electric car following investments in solid state batteries. Last year, we reported on the company acquiring Michigan-based solid-state battery startup Sakti3 for $90 million and announced plans to build an important $1 billion battery factory to mass produce the next generation battery technology.

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