The hopes and dreams of companies don’t always come true. The Nintendo PlayStation, that undersea electric railway, sometimes things just don’t work out. It’s always intriguing to see how far companies take research and prototypes before canning thei
Unlike other traditional car brands, Dyson doesn’t have a fleet of profitable gasoline cars and diesel cars to offset the “huge losses” on every electric vehicle made — each Dyson electric car would have needed to make £150,000 to break even, according to the entrepreneur.
Dyson canceled its EV after costs ballooned, but the company still decided to show off what it accomplished.
Worldwide electric car registrations are set to fall 18% this year, but those of combustion engine cars are set to drop even faster, analysts BloombergNEF (BNEF) said on Tuesday, as the automotive sector is hammered by the coronavirus crisis.
The company was moving full speed ahead to introduce an EV with a solid-state battery and 600 miles of range before it called it quits.
A lot of vacuum cleaner-related jokes ensued when Dyson announced its plans of entering the electric car business back in 2017. The situation, however, became rather grim in October last year, when the company abandoned its electric car program over lack of commercial feasibility.
Sir James Dyson lifts the veil on his canceled EV concept and discusses why he made the costly decision to pull the plug.
The Endurance electric pickup truck is just the start for newborn Lordstown Motors.
The COVID-19 lockdown has led to reduced pollution and emissions in the UK and around the world, providing a clear indication of how cars affect air quality and carbon emissions. But such a change is only temporary – millions of petrol cars are waiting for restrictions to ease. Then, higher levels of emissions will resume. But what if they didn’t? What if all cars switched to electric overnight? We recently published a peer-reviewed conference paper looking at the emissions impact for such a...
The £2.5 billion project, which was scrapped, would have resulted in cars with an £150,000 price tag – nearly twice as much as a Tesla Model X