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    Ferrari brand guru Dany Bahar poached as new Lotus CEO?

    Dany Bahar presenting the new Ferrari 458 Italia
    Ferrari has announced some changes in senior management, including the appointment of Sebastiano Rio as its new industrial director. But the real news that has people talking is the departure of Dany Bahar. After years as Red Bull chief Dietrich ...

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    Lotus head Mike Kimberley stepping down due to medical issues

    Lotus has announced that Mike Kimberley will step down as the company's chief executive on July 17 due to health problems. Kimberly, who will turn 71 this August, has been enduring back problems for some time and has been advised by doctors to retire in order to maintain his long-term health. In an ...

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    Lotus wants to be on the cutting edge of green

    Lotus may already have one of the greenest line of vehicles, with both the Elise and Exige easily reaching into the 30-mpg range when driven with restraint, but Mike Kimberley wants Lotus to be pioneers of green engineering.Lotus' CEO made comments alluding to the automaker's goal of providing ...

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    Lotus planning 2+2 for London '08, Esprit replacement in '09

    In an interview with EVO, Lotus CEO Mike Kimberley let it fly that two new projects are on their way, and the financial woes that have troubled the niche automaker are finally beginning to dissolve.We were already aware that a new Esprit had been under development for the past few years, and that ...

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    Lotus: 3 new cars on the way

    Lotus announced today that it plans to introduce three new cars in the next few years. Right now, the Lotus range consists of the Elise, Exige, and Europa S. As most of you know by now, North America won't see the Europa. So, what is in store for Lotus?Obviously, one of the three new cars is going ...

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    The future of Lotus

    The new CEO of Lotus Cars, Mike Kimberley, has ambitious plans for the British marque, including doubling production in the next five years.In an interview with Autocar, Kimberley said he's aiming for annual production of around 8,000 units, roughly twice current levels, based on anticipated sales ...

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    Lotus CEO leaves company unexpectedly

    Kim Ogaard-Nielsen is now the former Chief Executive Officer of Group Lotus Plc, with Lotus veteran Mike Kimberley (right) named as Acting CEO, effective Thursday.The move comes as a surprise, as Ogaard-Nielsen had only joined the company in November 2004. In standard press release doublespeak, ...


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