Monday, November 21, 2011

Lotus Cars History

The British sports car manufacturer, Lotus Cars, creates high performance cars and car parts factory in England. First established in the early fifties, the company was founded by Chapman, an engineer that the name of the new motor company Lotus Engineering Ltd. Two years after the formation of the company, the group split into two, with the Lotus team to successfully compete in F1 racing for many decades. Seven years after their initial formation of the company became Lotus Lotus group of companies, the composition of the section headed road cars - Lotus Cars Ltd, and the section of high-performance cars of the group - Ltd. Lotus Components "

The use of parts of the old track RAF base, the new factory area and the evidence is in Hethel, after moving to the new location in the famous year of English, 1966. In the late fifties, the company had also moved to a modern facility and measured in Cheshunt. The company founder's original Lotus, Chapman, unfortunately died in his mid-fifties from a heart attack. Having transformed not only his beloved company, but his life, Chapman went from a modest beginning as a child inn keepers of a very rich man who had experienced great success in their cars in Formula One circuits. The construction of thousands of cars hit and win the F1 championship seven times, Chapman was responsible for a truly successful company and the group runs.

After starting to buy Lotus mid-eighties, GM sold the company in 1993 to a company of shares owned by Bugatti engine, Artioli. The sale price was thirty million pounds, then see Artioli sell a important company Proton. Proton, a car manufacturing company based in Malaysia was established in 1983, controlled by former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.

One aspect of Lotus lucrative business is consulting services for another car and the engine produces seeking help with the suspension and engine. Often behind the development of four-cylinder engine found in many other brands under the umbrella of GM, Lotus has developed engines for Vauxhalls and Saabs, but outsourcing of Toyota for the iconic Elise model. Lotus is currently divided into two groups, Group Lotus Cars and Lotus Engineering Group.


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