@Geely: Wed 30 Nov 2022Factory collection of the Lotus Emira begins at Hethel 1 | 11 | 0 Customer collections of the Lotus Emira from the Het…

First buyers now visiting Hethel – the home of Lotus since 1966 – to collect their Emira Experience includes Factory Tour, car reveal and comprehensive handover workshop Many UK Emira customers already selecting Factory Collection during online ‘check-out’ process UK Lotus Centres now have demonstrators and are booking depositor test drives   Hethel, UK –… Continue reading @Geely: Wed 30 Nov 2022Factory collection of the Lotus Emira begins at Hethel 1 | 11 | 0 Customer collections of the Lotus Emira from the Het…

Tesla Heats Up Race for Universal Electric Vehicle Charge Connector

In pursuit of accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy, Tesla is opening its EV connector design to the world. It has invited charging network operators and vehicle manufacturers to put the Tesla charging connector and charge port, now called the North American Charging Standard (NACS), on their equipment and vehicles. Photo: Grand Canyon NPS… Continue reading Tesla Heats Up Race for Universal Electric Vehicle Charge Connector

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– Eckhart Bartels – “We hope and wish that the Opel yearbook will have a long future. Because it is only possible to illuminate the topics in such a well-founded manner in an annual chronicle, not in a single book.” With these words, editor-in-chief Eckhart Bartels quotes an unnamed “strict censor” in his editorial getting… Continue reading @Groupe PSA: OP Garant for good pages000464

10 Awesome Kit Cars Based On Real Machines We Could Never Afford – HotCars

To be completely honest, kit cars started as a way for carmakers to lessen taxes and sell more cars. Colin Chapman, founder of Lotus Cars started out this way with the iconic Lotus 7. Other carmakers have since followed suit. In more recent times, the only way for US gearheads to buy Ultima Sports Evolution… Continue reading 10 Awesome Kit Cars Based On Real Machines We Could Never Afford – HotCars

Opinion: Alpine X-Over is an electric SUV for enthusiasts

The Twitter spats won’t be half as fiery after the Alpine GT X-Over’s reveal as they were when we first heard about the Lotus Eletre or McLaren’s plans for a high-riding 2+2.  Those are heavy, wide-set and noiseless propositions from storied marques that have always been renowned for producing cars at the polar opposite end… Continue reading Opinion: Alpine X-Over is an electric SUV for enthusiasts

Alpine targets sales and sportiness for GT X-Over SUV

The upcoming Alpine GT X-Over, a dynamically focused and aero-optimised sporting crossover to rival the Lotus Eletre and Polestar 3, will provide Alpine with the volume-focused, practical proposition it needs to achieve substantially increased global sales.  The GT X-Over will use the same CMF-EV architecture that underpins the Renault Mégane E-Tech hatchback and the larger Nissan… Continue reading Alpine targets sales and sportiness for GT X-Over SUV

Car pictures of the week – Evo

Caterham recently revealed two new versions of its perennial Seven, but rather than going down the route of turning them into tiny cup cars for the road, its new Super Sevens channel all the nostalgia they can into their tiny packages. In this month’s issue, Jethro Bovingdon and evo photographer Aston Parrott had an enjoyable… Continue reading Car pictures of the week – Evo

Polish firm Izera secure Geely tech backing

Geely has been making waves in the European car market recently, owning or having a stake in Volvo Cars, Polestar, Lynk & Co, Lotus, Smart and Aston Martin. Its latest business move comes in Poland, where the Chinese giant has agreed to supply technology to new car manufacturer Izera.  Izera was launched in 2020 under… Continue reading Polish firm Izera secure Geely tech backing

India’s Foods & Inns raises $26m from Florintree Digital, Lotus Family Trust, others

Foods & Inns Limited, one of India’s largest fruit and vegetable pulpers, has raised about $26 million (Rs210 crores) in growth capital from investors including Florintree Digital LLP, Lotus Family Trust, and Aeon Trading, it announced on Tuesday. The financing round was also joined by Silver Stallion Ltd., VSS Iron & Minerals Pvt. Ltd., and… Continue reading India’s Foods & Inns raises $26m from Florintree Digital, Lotus Family Trust, others

OBITUARY: Mauro Forghieri, technical genius behind some of Formula 1’s greatest Ferraris, remembered – Formula 1

Mauro Forghieri, who has died at 87, found himself thrust into the F1 limelight in 1962 at the tender age of 26. His grandfather Anselmo was a passionate and committed socialist who was a friend of Mussolini and Sandro Pertini, the socialist politician who went on to become the president of Italy from 1978 to… Continue reading OBITUARY: Mauro Forghieri, technical genius behind some of Formula 1’s greatest Ferraris, remembered – Formula 1