Lotus and Williams Advanced Engineering have entered a strategic technical partnership in which the companies will share research and development into advanced propulsion technologies.
Lotus Engineering has extensive and proven expertise in the integration and application of new technologies—for Lotus Cars and many global engineering clients—and is an acknowledged leader in lightweight structures and advanced materials.
Williams Advanced Engineering has acclaimed experience across the automotive sector and beyond, which will continue alongside this partnership. This expertise includes advanced propulsion systems and award-winning work applying knowledge derived from the pinnacle of battery technology during the inaugural four seasons of Formula E into electric vehicles.
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.—Phil Popham, CEO, Lotus Cars
Williams Advanced Engineering takes great pride in delivering innovation for our customers at a rapid pace of development, born from our Formula One heritage. We will be further developing next generation powertrains in this partnership with Lotus.—Craig Wilson, Managing Director of Williams Advanced Engineering