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Dyson promises “radical” EV by 2020

Sketches made by James Dyson for cyclonic exhaust capture technology.

British inventor to invest GBP2bn in EV and battery research UK-based inventor and engineer James Dyson has confirmed plans to design and manufacture an electric vehicle. The announcement, made Tuesday September 26, confirms long-running rumours that his eponymous consumer goods company, Dyson, would be entering the electric transportation market. Details …

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GKN to build new driveline production facility in Japan

GKN Nagoya plant

New factory in Tokoname City will replace Nagoya plant and supply increased demand for electrification technologies in Asia GKN Driveline plans to construct a new manufacturing facility in Tokoname City, Japan. The new site will replace an older plant, reportedly representing “a substantial technological upgrade” of the company’s local capabilities. …

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Leclanché opens research facility with Purdue University

Purdue University

Indiana research and manufacturing centre to help drive new energy storage R&D Energy storage innovator Leclanché has opened a new research and manufacturing facility located within Purdue University’s “Polytechnic Center” in Anderson, Indiana. Backed by Leclanché’s North American subsidiary, the Purdue Polytechnic and Flagship Enterprise Center is an educational complex …

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