The partnership will concentration on the co-growth of an innovative new battery cell bundle to power the up coming generation of electric sports activities cars from Lotus.
The package deal is set to function in a new sports activities automobile, powered by Britishvolt cells and utilising state-of-the-art electrical propulsion technologies produced by Lotus.
The official style and design sketch provides the initially clues to a new Lotus EV sports auto.
From the formal Press Release:
Britishvolt is the UK’s foremost trader in battery mobile technologies and associated R&D to generate homegrown mental assets. Crucial focuses of the partnership will be quickly-charging, optimising electrical power density and weight reduction.
Improvement operate on the job will reward from the close proximity of Lotus and Britishvolt’s R&D centres of excellence in the West Midlands, the UK’s ‘golden triangle’ of battery excellence. The Lotus State-of-the-art Technology Centre (LATC) opened in Wellesbourne in 2020 as the world-wide headquarters of Lotus Engineering, the consultancy division of the business enterprise.
The collaboration with Britishvolt is one more substantial enhancement in the ongoing transformation of Lotus, from a United kingdom sports activities car corporation to a worldwide and all-electrical effectiveness motor vehicle small business and brand. It follows a £100m financial investment by Lotus in its British isles services, which consists of manufacturing centres at Hethel for the Evija pure electric powered hypercar and Emira sports auto – future-proofing the globe-renowned and progressive British isles large-efficiency car sector and the 1000’s of positions that it supports.
All upcoming Lotus autos will be pure electric and inspired by the Evija, deliveries of which commence this yr as the world’s 1st British electrical hypercar.
Britishvolt is on concentrate on to responsibly manufacture some of the world’s most sustainable, small carbon battery cells on the site of the previous Blyth Electrical power Station coal stocking garden located in Cambois, Northumberland.