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Is the Lotus Europa set to be reborn as a Proton?

Lotus Europa – Click above for high-res image gallery

Lotus to euthanize Europa this year

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REPORT: 15% of Tata Nano reservations being cancelled due to slow fill rate

Tata Nano Europa in Geneva – click above for high-res image gallery

UPDATE: No Chinese-built Lotus on the horizon

Contrary to a report that surfaced Monday, Lotus has no intention of partnering with the Malaysian state-owned automaker, Proton, to build cars in China. This announcement debunks what Jinhua Neoplan has asserted throughout a number of articles in the Chinese press – including the state-supported China Daily.

Europa doesn't live up to its Lotus badge

The world is rife with disappointments, but driving a Lotus should never fall into that category. According to Andrew Frankel over at Inside Line, that's exactly what the new Lotus Europa S is – a cumbersome, unmotivated and unrefined (not in the Lotus way) let down.

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.

Business-class touring: Lotus Europa reviewed

So you have an Elise and are tired of seeing Cayman owners get out of their cars in a couple of seconds, looking all relaxed and happy. You've grown accustomed to wearing knee and elbow pads and have gotten used to those eight Advils a day to help with the aches and pains associated with piloting your little go-kart. You've even began surreptitiously looking at Porsche brochures because the rumored Esprit seems so very far away. Well, this here Europa S might be the answer to your prayers. At le

Longing for London: Lotus Summer Festival

About once a week, one of the members at Autoblog HQ envisions a credit card abusing romp through the UK. The reasons for such idle threats are varied, but some of the catalysts include the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Jeremy Clarkson playing MC at MPH, the variety of not-for-U.S. consumption vehicles available and now the Lotus Summer Festival.