Billionaire inventor James Dyson pulls plug on electric car but setback puts him on new roads

Britain's best-known innovator James Dyson talks about his losses and gains from trying to build an electric car and how Singapore will drive his firm's growth plans.

Mr James Dyson said he canned the project to build an electric car because he was not certain that he could make money from it. PHOTO: DYSON
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SINGAPORE - British billionaire inventor James Dyson's bladeless fans and cordless vacuum cleaners have taken the world, including Singapore, by storm.

Hence, when he announced that he had started building an electric car in 2017, it was keenly anticipated.

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