While it’s best known for its innovatively designed vacuum cleaners, fans and hair dryers, Dyson is now embarking on a different and far more ambitious mission: to build electric vehicles and put them on the road by 2020. That’s a bold new step for the 30-year-old business – but inventor and founder James Dyson seems confident his company will be able to pull it off. The English firm is pumping more than $2 billion into the venture and had already put 400 people to work two years ago in its UK headquarters at Malmesbury, Wiltshire, towards developing a battery-powered vehicle.…

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