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Lotus Evora Hybrid waiting on UK government funds

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Aug 26th, 2010 at 8:01AM

How many prototypes Lotus builds of the Evora 414E will depend on whether it gets money from the British government's Technology Strategy Board. The TSB funds and supports forays into a broad range of initiatives, including working with Peugeot on fuel cells and Ford on electric vehicles. Lotus, in partnership with three other companies, created the 47-horsepower range-extending engine in the Evora 414E as part of a winning project for the TSB's Limo-Green initiative. Reports indicate that Lotus awaits a £23 million ($35.5M U.S.) disbursement for that project and another, part of... Read More

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