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Dyson scraps electric vehicle plans; questions raised over Hi-P's access to 'Customer D' via SEAMCO acquisition

Chan Chao Peh
Chan Chao Peh10/11/2019 05:26 AM GMT+08  • 4 min read
Dyson scraps electric vehicle plans; questions raised over Hi-P's access to 'Customer D' via SEAMCO acquisition
SINGAPORE (Oct 11): Dyson, better known for its vacuum cleaners before unveiling a bold plan to make electric vehicles, has spiked its EV project.
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SINGAPORE (Oct 11): Dyson, better known for its vacuum cleaners before unveiling a bold plan to make electric vehicles, has spiked its EV project.

The EVs are supposed to be assembled here in Singapore – a plan which raised eyebrows in this tiny country with the most expensive car prices in the world.

In an email to his staff, James Dyson, the famed UK inventor who runs the company named after himself, said that the project is no longer commercially viable. He had failed to find a buyer for the designs of the Dyson electric car, unveiled two years ago, too.

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