Lotus Drivers Club Online
The Lotus Drivers Club, The Friendly Lotus Club


Welcome to the Lotus Drivers Club Online Community. Please register yourself below with a username and password to allow you to add topics, post information and more. If you are already registered log in below.


Visit our new website at www.LotusDriversClub.org.uk and check out our events calendar for 2009 along with all the latest news, photos and information about the Club.


If you have any queries or questions please email them to lotusdriversclub-cj@yahoo.co.uk

Group Lotus Response to the UK Government Support

Go down

Group Lotus Response to the UK Government Support

Post  Trigger on Wed Jan 28, 2009 2:58 am

Group Lotus Response to the UK Government
Support Announcement for the Motor Industry


Group Lotus plc welcomes the government’s investment boost into green and low carbon vehicle projects in addition to increasing the funding for training of employees in the motor industry. Mike Kimberley, Chief Executive of Group Lotus plc, said, “It has been a long time coming but I welcome the announcement given by Lord Mandelson, today. I am delighted that the UK government has recognised the vital importance to the automotive industry of research into green, environmental and low carbon vehicle solutions. This is an area that Lotus has been working for many years and I am pleased to say that Lotus is now acknowledged as a world leader in the relevant and significant areas of alternative fuels, electric and hybrid technology and of course staying true to the Lotus brand value of creating light weight and efficient vehicles.”

Commenting on Group Lotus business, Mike Kimberley said, “It will be a very tough year for the global automotive industry, but Lotus is reasonably placed compared to some other car companies. We have an ambitious research and development programme and we are very encouraged by the invitation given by Lord Mandelson to Regional Development Agencies to bring forward programmes for research and development into cleaner engines and lighter cars, an area in which Lotus is one of the world leaders.

“We have restructured and prepared our three key areas of business, the manufacture and sale of Lotus cars, world class high technology automotive engineering consultancy and contract manufacturing for third parties, to assist in riding this economic down-turn and to continue as world leaders in advanced automotive technology and low carbon cars of the future.”

27th January 2009

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Have a suggestion regarding Lotus Drivers Club Online? Why not post it here
www.LotusDriversClub.org.uk - www.LotusDriversClubOnline.org - lotusdriversclub-cj@yahoo.co.uk
- - - - - - - - - - LOTUS ELAN M100 S2 #481 - - - - - - - - - -

Facebook: www.facebook.com/lotusdriversclubcj
Twitter: www.twitter.com/M100CPJ
avatar
Trigger
Website and Forum Manager
Website and Forum Manager

Number of posts : 1246
Location : Forest of Dean
Registration date : 2008-07-14

View user profile http://www.lotusdriversclub.org.uk

Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum