Lotus and Williams Advanced Engineering start technical partnership

Lotus and Williams Advanced Engineering have commenced a strategic technical partnership in which the companies will share R&D into advanced propulsion technologies.

Phil Popham, CEO at Lotus Cars, says: “Our new technology partnership with Williams Advanced Engineering is part of a strategy to expand our knowledge and capability in the rapidly changing automotive landscape. Applying advanced propulsion powertrains can provide numerous exciting solutions across multiple vehicle sectors. Our combined and complementary experiences make this a very compelling match of engineering talent, technical ability and pioneering British spirit.”

Craig Wilson, managing director of Williams Advanced Engineering, adds: “Williams Advanced Engineering takes great pride in delivering innovation for customers at a rapid pace of development, born from our Formula One heritage. We will further develop next-generation powertrains in this partnership with Lotus.”