Dyson is best known as a company that makes high-end vacuum cleaners , but it’s looking to cars for the future. The company announced back in September of 2017 that it was planning to get into the electric car business, and today Dyson gave the world a peek at how it’s going to make that happen with the announcement of a new facility for making electric vehicles in Singapore, scheduled to open in 2021. Jim Rowan, Dyson’s CEO, told company employees about the plan this morning, calling it an “advanced automotive manufacturing facility” that will help the company grow. “Dyson is truly global in its development, delivery and realization of technology. This decision is good news for the exceptional teams we have in both the UK and Singapore. It is a fast-moving, exciting, and pivotal project for Dyson,” Rowan said, according to a news release. The company plans to invest roughly £2 billion ($2.6 billion) on the project, most of which will be spent in Singapore. But it claims that roughly £200 million ($259 million) will be spent in the UK on test facilities and other research. Dyson purchased the American solid-state battery company Sakti3 three years ago, but […]

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