Lotus | Electric Cars and Hybrid Vehicle - Green energy - Part 6

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Rubric: Lotus | 7 Мар 2014 | Комментарии к записи LOTUS отключены
LOTUS

W hen the name Lotus is mentioned the man, Colin Chapman comes immediately into mind. The founder of Lotus, Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman, was born of ordinary, parents in the London area of England on May 9, 1928. His father was a hotel manager. His youth was filled with typical English boyhood antics and schooling. By the age of 17 he was entering the University College of London University to study engineering. And, as any story about motorcars would begin, Colin was already travelling about on his Panther 350cc motorcycle. Unfortunately the Panther was short lived and by the University’s welcoming dance the Panther was written off, having been smashed into the door of a taxi. His interest ...

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Lotus Elise Electric Tesla Roadster

Rubric: Lotus | 4 Мар 2014 | Комментарии к записи Lotus Elise Electric Tesla Roadster отключены
Lotus Elise Electric Tesla Roadster

Lotus Elise Electric — Tesla Roadster The carbon-fiber-bodied Tesla Roadster was designed by and jointly developed with Lotus. Final assembly will be at the Lotus facility in Hethel, England, although Tesla. Tesla Roadster: Lotus Helps Create Sporty 135 MPG Electric Car SAN CARLOS, Calif. — In a partnership with Lotus Cars, a Silicon Valley startup firm called Tesla Motors hopes to rock the automotive world with a pure-electric, high-performance two-seater called the Roadster. Tesla lifted the veil of semi-secrecy surrounding the car on Thursday. The carbon-fiber-bodied Tesla Roadster was designed by and jointly developed with Lotus. Final assembly will be at the Lotus facility in ...

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Lotus offers to end ecar silent running • The Register

Rubric: Lotus | 3 Мар 2014 | Комментарии к записи Lotus offers to end ecar silent running • The Register отключены
Lotus offers to end ecar silent running • The Register

Related stories ‘Leccy Tech Lotus has announced a raft of systems designed to solve all your pesky car noise problems. And that includes the owners of e-cars, whose worry is that their vehicles make no noise whatsoever. The systems are being developed in partnership with Harman Becker Automotive Systems — and seem to have all bases covered. Drivers of cars powered by good old internal combustion engines will be able to opt for the Road Noise Cancellation (RNC) and Engine Order Cancellation (EOC) systems, which use a car’s stereo to generate a sound signal that cancels out the noise generated by road rumble and by the engine. RNC apparently deals with noise at frequencies ...

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Fake ‘Shifting’ For Electric Cars Dumbest Idea Of The Year

Rubric: Lotus | 25 Фев 2014 | Комментарии к записи Fake ‘Shifting’ For Electric Cars Dumbest Idea Of The Year отключены
Fake ‘Shifting’ For Electric Cars Dumbest Idea Of The Year

Fake ‘Shifting’ For Electric Cars: Dumbest Idea Of The Year Lotus Evora 414E extended-range electric car prototype Gosh, those crazy electric cars. They’re so different and confusing, eh? We’ve now come across a new and thus-far unparalleled example of just how far people will go to avoid dealing with the realities of electric cars. Which are, of course, smooth, quiet, and torquey, meaning they’re fast off the line. We already know the Gummint plans to require quiet electric cars to get noisier at low speeds, so that pedestrians deeply engrossed in their iPhonePodPads will hear them coming. But this example has to do with the behavior of electric cars from ...

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Lotus Reviews Lotus Cars Edmunds com

Rubric: Lotus | 25 Фев 2014 | Комментарии к записи Lotus Reviews Lotus Cars Edmunds com отключены
Lotus Reviews Lotus Cars Edmunds com

Lotus Reviews — Lotus Cars Founded in Britain, Lotus is very much a specialty outfit, with output limited to high-performance racecars and sports cars known for their sleek and lightweight designs. Though its cars are prized by enthusiasts seeking maximum handling performance, Lotus has never been particularly keen on sales volume, and it rarely has more. Read more Lotus history Founded in Britain, Lotus is very much a specialty outfit, with output limited to high-performance racecars and sports cars known for their sleek and lightweight designs. Though its cars are prized by enthusiasts seeking maximum handling performance, Lotus has never been particularly keen on sales volume, and ...

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Lotus Eigne Concept Car Body Design

Rubric: Lotus | 21 Фев 2014 | Комментарии к записи Lotus Eigne Concept Car Body Design отключены
Lotus Eigne Concept Car Body Design

Lotus Eigne Concept The Lotus Eigne is an electric sportscar concept targeted to young families which combines the typical sportiness of Lotus models with a high level of practicality. The author is David Fearnley, who graduated from Northumbria University. The Lotus Eigne is a concept aimed to offer a more practical sports-car for the Lotus line-up. Designed by David Fearnley with a young family in mind, the Eigne intends to offer a level of practicality while maintaining the Lotus experience. The generously-scaled central space of the cockpit can accommodate two adults and a child . behind the driver thanks to a 1+3 seating arrangement, made possible thanks to the in-wheel electric motors ...

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EVO Electric Electric Car Motor Maker Links with Lotus …

Rubric: Lotus | 20 Фев 2014 | Комментарии к записи EVO Electric Electric Car Motor Maker Links with Lotus … отключены
EVO Electric Electric Car Motor Maker Links with Lotus …

6 Comments EVO Electric, a U.K.-based startup developing a more efficient electric motor for hybrid and electric cars, will be getting a whole lotta attention in Geneva on Tuesday due to a major new partnership. The 3-year-old company has scored a deal with Lotus Engineering, and EVO’s motors [] EVO Electric. a U.K.-based startup developing a more efficient electric motor for hybrid and electric cars, will be getting a whole lotta attention in Geneva on Tuesday due to a major new partnership. The 3-year-old company has scored a deal with Lotus Engineering. and EVO’s motors are being featured in a plug-in hybrid concept sports car — the Evora hybrid — expected to be unveiled at the ...

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Atlanta DC see spike in electric car sales MSN Autos

Rubric: Lotus | 20 Фев 2014 | Комментарии к записи Atlanta DC see spike in electric car sales MSN Autos отключены
Atlanta DC see spike in electric car sales MSN Autos

Atlanta, DC see spike in electric car sales EV charging company ChargePoint releases top 10 list of cities with EV growth — and Los Angeles is not number one. By James_Tate  Feb 27, 2014 9:41AM Surprise, greenies: Electric cars are finding new footholds outside their usual places of power. ChargePoint, the electric vehicle charging station firm based in California, has just released a study tracking the growth of EV sales between the fourth and third quarter of 2013, and it may not be limited to California s metropolitan areas anymore. Number one is Atlanta. The 3,000-plus EVs sold in the Atlanta area over the final quarter of 2013 represent a stunning 52 percent increase in electric ...

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Zap Lotus Team Up on Electric Crossover SUV

Rubric: Lotus | 19 Фев 2014 | Комментарии к записи Zap Lotus Team Up on Electric Crossover SUV отключены
Zap Lotus Team Up on Electric Crossover SUV

Zap, Lotus Team Up on Electric Crossover SUV Back when Lotus Engineering showed off its Aluminum Performance Crossover (APX) concept car at the Geneva show last year, most assumed it was a showcase for the company’s new, lightweight architecture, and nothing more. But news hit the wire this morning that Lotus will use that crossover SUV as the basis for a joint venture with ZAP, the company that came to prominence last year for federalizing Smart cars and selling them in the US, despite being disavowed by DaimlerChrysler. The companies say the all-electric model will challenge the Tesla all-electric sportster in performance, with the equivalent of 644 hp and a top speed of 155 mph — ...

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