Lotus | EDP Business Awards

Jean-Marc Gales


For 70 years, Lotus has been at the forefront of innovation in the car industry and builds some of the world’s most respected and highest performing sports cars, the benchmark Evora, the iconic Elise and the revered Exige which all deliver a pure, exhilarating drive. Based in Norfolk, for the last 52 years, Lotus is part of the Geely group and employs over 900 staff at its Headquarters in Hethel, where all Lotus cars are hand made by skilled craftsmen and women. Immensely proud of its heritage, Lotus combines the very best of British craftsmanship with cutting edge design to provide customers with an un-paralleled experience.

Lotus has remained true to the ethos of its founder Colin Chapman. Applying his approach to light weight engineering, aerodynamics and beautiful design but using the latest technologies and advanced materials, it ensures that every Lotus is strong yet light, and simply amazing to drive.