Saturday June 6, 2020

McMurtry launches electric car company

The Irish billionaire is sole shareholder in the new start-up

15th July, 2018
David McMurtry: ‘I’m fascinated by the technology . . . I’m still playing around with it’

Irish billionaire inventor David McMurtry is the sole investor in McMurtry Automotive, an electric car start-up, The Sunday Business Post can exclusively reveal.

The firm, which is based in Gloucestershire, near the Renishaw headquarters in Britain, has four employees who are all engineers in their twenties and thirties.

The managing director previously worked with Mercedes AMG, the high performance division of Mercedes, which has an operation in the UK. Another engineer also worked there, and...

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