Lotus Cars will be made in China by its two-year-old owner, Geeley, according to a Reuters’ report.
It quoted Chinese job adverts and public planning notices in Wuhan, Central China which indicated a 150,000 models annually would be assembled in the new factory, possibly SUVs, but also derivatives of their classic sports cars currently assembled in Norfolk.
A new study of 1500 motorists has found many could be risking their insurance cover by not informing their insurer if they had a minor accident and that’s most likely among older drivers.
In the study by LexisNexis Risk Solutions, 58% of motorists said they wouldn’t inform their motor insurance provider about a minor accident, if repairs cost less than their policy excess, 21% would ‘definitely’ or ‘probably’ report a minor incident to their motor insurance provider while only 33% would report a minor, non-claim incident involving another vehicle.
A French delegation of Government officials is in Japan to discuss what happens to Nissan after it fired Carlos Ghosn for alleged misuse of company funds.
The disgraced ceo also heads Renault and the delegation went to Japan to understand what evidence there might be concerning decisions he took at the French business, and now attention is turning to how some US Nissan dealer franchises were awarded.