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British politicians visit Lotus factory in Hethel, England

Lotus Receives £10 Million From British Government

Lotus has managed to secure £10.44 million (approximately $16.86 million) in funding from the British government via its Regional Growth Fund program, which is aimed at creating jobs in the U.K. Lotus says the funds will be used for research and development of products, along with staff... read more

November 26, 2013 by
 
Submersible Lotus Esprit from James Bond flick ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’

James Bond And Ferris Bueller Have Their Machines Sold Off

In the world of film, there are a handful of automobiles that have achieved an iconic almost cult-like status. Be it the Ghostbusters Ecto-1, the Audi S8 from Ronin, or even... read more September 11, 2013 by


 
Bulleta RF22

American Firm Bulleta Announces Evora-Based RF22 Sports Car

Despite a recent string of bad luck for Germany’s niche sports car brands, a few North American startups have announced their intention to launch new sports cars of... read more August 30, 2013 by


 
2011 Lotus Evora S

Lotus Hiring Again

Lotus is showing signs of life, with news emerging this week that the British sports car manufacturer is set to hire around 100 new staff, mostly specialist engineers. Only a... read more August 2, 2013 by


 
2011 Lotus Evora S

Lotus' Leaking Oil Problem Strikes Again, This Time Affecting The 2011 Evora

Lotus has issued a recall on certain versions of its Evora sports car due to a defective oil hose that could rupture, leading to more serious problems. The recall affects... read more July 29, 2013 by


 
2013 Lotus Elise S Club Racer

Lotus To Update Existing Range Rather Than Launch New Cars

Lotus has been led by managers at Malaysian conglomerate DRB-Hicom since early 2012 and since then we’ve heard little on the progress of the British sports car... read more July 22, 2013 by


 
Lotus Motorcycles

Lotus Launches Motorcycle Division And Announces New C-01 Superbike

Despite its current financial difficulties and lack of announcements concerning the future of its sports car production, Lotus has launched a new motorcycle division and... read more June 23, 2013 by


 
2013 Lotus Praga T128 Le Mans prototype (LMP2)

Lotus Le Mans Team Cleared To Race This Weekend

After having a number of its race car components seized by a court in Le Mans, France earlier in the week due to an alleged financial dispute, the Lotus Praga team, run by... read more June 21, 2013 by


 
2013 Lotus Praga T128 Le Mans prototype (LMP2)

Lotus Le Mans Preparation Halted After Court Seizes LMP2 Prototypes

The Lotus Praga Le Mans campaign has come unstuck just days out from this year’s running of the 24-hour endurance race. A number of components for the two T128 LMP2... read more June 19, 2013 by


 
2013 Lotus F1 car with the Daft Punk logo

Daft Punk Teams Up With The Lotus F1 Team: Video

UPDATE: Full teaser video added. Just in time for the partying that took place during the past weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix, French electronic music sensation Daft Punk... read more May 29, 2013 by


 
2013 Lotus Exige V6 Cup R

Lotus In Line To Receive £10 Million Government Grant: Report

When you think Lotus you're also supposed to think about adding lightness. It's the philosophy of Lotus founder Colin Chapman, and it was the ethos with which Lotus cars were... read more May 15, 2013 by


 
Lotus Exige S Roadster

Lotus Exige S Roadster Coming This Summer: Video

After a highly public meltdown by ex-CEO Dany Bahar, followed by an equally public ousting, Lotus and parent company DRB-Hicom made many reassurances the company was still on... read more April 30, 2013 by


 
2013 Detroit Electric SP:01

Detroit Electric Reveals Lotus-Based SP:01 Electric Roadster

If you’re longing for a Tesla Roadster but aren’t prepared to drop your hard-earned on a used example, another electric startup, whose name dates back more than a... read more April 4, 2013 by


 
Lotus' Kimi Räikkönen after winning the 2013 Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix

Räikkönen Wins Australian GP, Alonso And Vettel Make Podium

Lotus’ Kimi Räikkönen put in a sublime performance at the 2013 Formula One Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne yesterday, cruising his way to victory despite... read more March 18, 2013 by


 
2009 Lotus Exige S

Lotus Recalls Elise And Exige Sports Cars

Lotus has issued a recall for its Elise and Exige due to a similar leaking oil problem that led to a recall in 2011 for versions of the sports cars from the 2005 and 2006... read more February 27, 2013 by


 
Lotus F1 reveals the E21 chassis for the 2013 F1 season - image: Lotus F1

Lotus E21 2013 Formula One Car Revealed: Video

In the highly competitive world of Formula 1 Racing, Lotus has already won the very first race of the year. With today’s unveiling of the Lotus E21 chassis, the team... read more January 28, 2013 by


 
 

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