New Dyson backpacks collect data by ‘breathing’ polluted air

London, New York and Delhi are among the cities which will be testing the wearable technology

London schools trial backpacks with air quality monitoring sensors

The pollution levels of childrens’ journeys to and from their schools will be analysed

Dyson wins EU battle over energy efficiency labelling

It argued the tests carried out on empty machines did not reflect real-life conditions of use and claimed they favoured rivals’ models

Dyson unveils plans for electric car test facility

The appliance manufacturer will use a disused airfield in Wiltshire to develop its low carbon vehicles

Dyson to build electric car that doesn’t suck

  Vacuum giant Dyson has announced plans to develop its own electric vehicle by 2020. It is to invest £2 billion on developing the “radical” electric car, with a 400-strong team working on it. Dyson, known for its vacuum cleaners and fans, will develop the car at Hullavington in Wiltshire, which is expected to open […]

Oil and gas need “game-changing” technologies

The UK oil and gas industry risks falling behind if it doesn’t adapt to “game-changing” technologies, according to a former Dyson chief. Sir Richard Needham, Non-Executive Chairman of Seamwell said alternative technologies are needed to revolutionise the energy market and for future security. The comment follows Chancellor George Osborne’s announcement yesterday about gas still being […]

Double win for retail giant at Green Business Awards

M&S has scored a double whammy at this year’s Green Business Awards. The company scooped the top prize in the Carbon Emissions Ambitions category and also the ultimate Green Business of the Year. In the Carbon Emissions Ambitions contest is beat runners-up Logica, Tesco and Vodafone. Among the feats that impressed judges was the fact […]