8th September 2023

Lotus Debuts First Four-Door BEV Sportster

Lotus has revealed its first BEV four-door sports gran tourer boasting a fast-charge capability of 93 miles of range from just five minutes on a fast charger. Using the...


5th May 2023

LEVC Begins Pivot to Mass BEV Maker for Geely

London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has unveiled a new, large BEV platform for vehicles ranging from people-movers to commercial vans that it said could also be used by other...


3rd October 2022

Weekly Brief: Porsche IPO Proves its Premium Allure

General consensus suggests that it’s a terrible time for an IPO, what with a worldwide energy crisis, war in Ukraine, record inflation and soaring interest rates. Yet, Porsche went...

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30th March 2022

Lotus Joins BEV Herd with Hyper SUV

For many fans Lotus, once the epitome of performance through simplicity and lightweight, has committed automotive heresy by following the herd into creating a BEV SUV. For while it...


7th March 2022

Aston Martin Joins Lotus in Choosing British Battery Supplier

Aston Martin is following Lotus in staking its electric future on an UK electric battery developer and manufacturer. The Gaydon automaker has signed an agreement to develop bespoke high...


28th January 2022

Lotus’s Second BEV on way with Battery Supplier Contract

Lotus published a design sketch image of its proposed second BEV sportscar as it announced a commercial tie-up with battery cell specialist, Britishvolt. The partnership will focus on the...


21st September 2021

Lotus Unveils Chassis for its BEV Family

Lotus has unveiled its new chassis dedicated to its coming family of BEV sports cars. The new structure has been developed through Project LEVA (lightweight electric vehicle architecture), a...


23rd July 2020

Lotus Tech Center Targets Autonomy and Connectivity

Iconic sportscar maker Lotus is setting its sights on developing advanced autonomous and connected car technology by announcing its new research center. In partnership with WMG (formerly Warwick Manufacturing...


20th November 2019

Electric Only Option for Lotus Evija Powertrain

Only an electric powertrain could achieve the performance Lotus wanted for the 2000hp Evija hypercar. This comes from Matt Windle, Lotus’s Executive Director of Sports Car Engineering. He told...


4th July 2019

Lotus Names Coming BEV Hypercar

Lotus’s forthcoming Type 130 BEV hypercar has been dubbed the Evija which will get a partial unveiling at this week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. The iconic...


16th April 2019

Lotus Reveals EV as First New Car in Decade

Iconic sportscar manufacturer Lotus will reveal its first new model in more than a decade this week in China and it will be a full BEV. The Type 130,...


1st February 2019

Geely Nabs JLR Design Guru For UK EV Plans

Flying in the face of the UK’s Brexit woes, EV focused Chinese manufacturer Geely is beefing up its design studio in the country with the signing of a former...