- Aug 1, 2006
http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/11/dysons-electric-car-development-could-become-the-next-teslaDyson could become the next Tesla motors as it develops a new electric car, according to a leading industry expert. Filed patents show the Dyson vehicle may use solid-state batteries, which would see the car?s range stretch to hundreds of miles and also be safer than current batteries.
In March, a government document revealed funding to help Dyson develop ?a new battery electric vehicle?.
in October it bought solid-state battery company, Sakti3, for $90m,
One of Sakti3?s patents states: ?The present invention provides a method and system for an all solid-state rechargeable battery and a vehicle propulsion system powered by the battery.?