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    Report: Caterham chairman confirms plans for Renault-based Evoque rival
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    Caterham will be radically expanding beyond its core market of track-day specials with a new Renault-based CUV and city car. Following our initial reports back in November, the new models, which we can only hope are as ridiculously sporty as Caterham's other offerings, have been confirmed by ...

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    Report: Caterham to expand beyond sports cars; city cars, CUVs possible
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    Caterham may be looking to expand its product scope beyond its current offerings. After the company announced an alliance with Renault yesterday, Caterham Chairman Tony Fernandes was quoted as saying the partnership is "the start of a line of products from Caterham." Fernandes went on to say the ...

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    Report: Caterham lineup set to expand under Team Lotus ownership
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    It was only a few months ago that we reported on Caterham's plans to expand its lineup. But a lot has happened since then, particularly for an automaker whose core product range is anchored in a design that goes back nearly six decades. Since the launch of the SP/300.R, Caterham was acquired by ...

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    Rumormill: Fernandes to rebrand AirAsia GP2 team as Caterham, F1 team to follow?
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    With the ink still drying on the contract between Team Lotus and Caterham Cars, rumors are already afoot as to what Tony Fernandes, the proud new owner of both, will do to bridge the divide. Fernandes is still in the middle of a naming rights battle with Group Lotus. The courts were due to ...

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    Official: Team Lotus buys Caterham, celebrates with special Seven [w/video]
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    Caterham Seven Team Lotus Special Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've been waiting a while for official confirmation, and it's finally here: Team Lotus has acquired British sportscar manufacturer Caterham. Both outfits lay claim to Lotus founder Colin Chapman's legacy ...

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    Richard Branson loses F1 bet, will cross-dress as Air Asia stewardess
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    You don't get much higher stakes than Formula One. And while some teams have their own airplanes, there are a couple this season that have their own airlines: Richard Branson's Virgin, and Tony Fernandes' Lotus Racing and Air Asia. As you may recall, the rivalry between the two tycoon-backed ...

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    Lotus Racing to return to classic JPS black and gold livery
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    The relationship between Lotus the automaker and Lotus the F1 racing team only seems to be getting more complicated. The name was licensed by Malaysian state automaker Proton to fellow Malaysian businessman Tony Fernandes for use by his F1 team. Then Fernandes announced he didn't need Proton's ...

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    F1 bosses place bet that involves cross-dressing flight attendants?
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    Things are heating up in Formula One. As you may recall, earlier this year, Lotus head honcho Tony Fernandes jested that he would retire and kill himself if his team was bested by Virgin. A gaggle of reporters recently pinged Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson to see how he felt about Fernandes' oath ...

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    Lotus Cars and Lotus F1 embroiled in naming rights dispute
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    Stick with us here, because this is going to get a little complicated. We have on the one hand Lotus Cars and Group Lotus. On the other we have the current Lotus F1 team. The former – producers of such sportscars as the Elise and the new Elite – is owned by Malaysian state automaker ...

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