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Many automakers interested in Lotus Engineering range-extended engine

Lotus Engineering says that its range-extender engines have had a ‘significant’ interest from three major automakers. The British automakers is now working with a Spanish components supplier  Fagor Ederlan to develop the engine for production. “There is interest from several companies in 5000 to 10,000 units annually,” said chief project engineer Lee Jeffcoat. Some small […]

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Lotus to show two front-engine hybrids in Paris this month

In an attempt to expand their product line, and in keeping with earlier statements regarding Louts” desire to go green, the British carmaker announced Thursday their intentions to release two new models, both powered by a 1.2 L, 3 cylinder hybrid system generating 47 additional horsepower and extending the driving range of the car. One […]

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Lotus waiting for funding to build two Evora 414E prototypes

According to reports coming out of the UK, Lotus is waiting on Technology Strategy Board funding for its Evora 414E range-extending hybrid. If the company gets the funding, it will build two prototypes for testing, without it, it will only build one. We’re not sure if Lotus will build a production version of the Evora […]

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Lotus Engineering to produce Range Extender engine for sale to other automakers

Lotus Engineering  is probably one of the most successful in terms of taking powertrain technology to the next level. The company, the automotive consultancy division of Lotus Cars Limited, announced today that it will collaborate with Fagor Ederlan to produce the Lotus Range Extender Engine. The agreement is for Lotus Engineering to develop the engine […]

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2010 Geneva: Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid fully revealed

After releasing a teaser last week, Lotus today took the wraps off of the new Evora 414E Hybrid Concept at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. The main goal of the concept is to show high-performance technology mated to a plug-in hybrid drive system and new technologies for enhanced driver involvement. The Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid […]

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