Lotus Enthusiast Detroit Electric enters electric car …

12 мая 2014 | Author: | Комментарии к записи Lotus Enthusiast Detroit Electric enters electric car … отключены

Lotus Electric Cars

Detroit Electric enters car business with Proton

Hot on the of Tesla’s announcement of its new Model S sedan comes news of a new entering the electric vehicle

The impending deal we told you last week between Electric and Proton is now official. On Netherlands-based Detroit Electric and signed a $555 million to manufacture zero emission vehicles based on Proton

Under the agreement, Detroit vehicles will be built Proton’s underutilized manufacturing in Malaysia. The electric motor, polymer battery, and other components of Detroit Electric design will be fitted to Persona and Gen-2 vehicles future possibility of fitment in the new Exora minivan and possibly Elise. Unique sheetmetal distinguish the Detroit Electric from Proton’s existing

Ambitious plans include of 270,000 electric vehicles by in Europe, the UK, China, and the United Pricing is expected to fall $23,000 to $26,000 for the city-range (111-mile range) and $28,000 to for the extended-range model (200-mile To help facilitate entry Europe and the United States in Detroit Electric is currently for another Western manufacturing to assist in meeting those more rigorous standards.

Pricing and technical estimates are upon 18 months of Detroit development work on Proton Other vehicles experimented during the development process the Lotus Elise and VW Golf.

Electric will soon the establishment of two subsidiaries: Detroit Energy to manufacture the battery and Electric Advanced Propulsion Lab will manufacture the controller and Both will be located in near Proton’s car factories. By Detroit Electric hopes to 400,000 electric drive systems to satisfy both production needs and to set up an outside car consulting operation similar to Engineering.

This development come as much surprise you consider that Detroit is owned by ex-Lotus Engineering CEO Lam.

Lam remarked, “When you are trying to the automotive industry, you need to many partners along. Our manufacturing business model breathe new life into manufacturers, leveraging existing global resources and accelerating the advancement of pure electric

Lotus Electric Cars

Despite the economic downturn, Lam is that Detroit Electric find buyers for its vehicles. target audience are those who practical and affordable vehicles. makes our products fit the pockets of a wide audience from and executives, to mothers, students and business owners.

“We will be the that triggers change and people now is the time. Let s push in the industry for environment s sake, for the of less dependency on petrol, for the of zero emission and for noiseless

Part of the agreement also Proton to construct its own vehicles Detroit Electric’s EV system for under its own brands in Asia, a 9-month evaluation period of Electric’s technology. Expect to mean Youngman Lotus EV vehicles for sale in China, should give Youngman Europestar a real competitive over other Chinese Among Chinese car brands, BYD has made a serious initiative EV vehicles, with the launch months ago of the world’s first dual-mode electric car.

If Detroit Electric succeeds, it be part of a small but growing of automakers around the world the electric vehicle market. has much hyped its impending electric car, with to sell the Volt around the through its Opel and Holden at an estimated price of around in the United States. Should Electric prove able to its pricing estimate, General could have a real

Tesla’s Model S sedan is to retail at an estimated price of although it won’t hit the road at least the 3rd quarter of 2011.

British-owned and Netherlands-based, Detroit is a revival of the once-popular American from the early 20th With the establishment of the subsidiaries in talk about a multinational car

Lotus Electric Cars
Lotus Electric Cars
Lotus Electric Cars
Lotus Electric Cars

Interesting articles

Other articles of the category "Lotus":

Our partners
Follow us
Contact us
Our contacts



About this site

For all questions about advertising, please contact listed on the site.

Catalog ALL Electric Cars and hybrid/ News and Information about Electric Car and Electric Vehicle Technologies, batteries for vehicle catalog with specifications, pictures, ratings, reviews and discusssions about Electric and Hybrid cars - Green energy