Lotus Cars is a British manufacturer of sports and racing cars, famous for its Esprit, Elan, Europa and Elise sports cars and for the highly successful Team Lotus in Formula 1. Lotus Cars is based at the former site of RAF Hethel, a World War II airfield in Norfolk. The company designs and builds race and production automobiles of light weight and fine handling characteristics. It also owns the engineering consultancy Lotus Engineering, which has facilities in the United Kingdom, United States, Malaysia and China.
Barbara Garcia, Head of Manufacturing Programmes at Lotus, has won the Autocar Great Women: Rising Stars Award for Manufacturing. As part of the prestigious Great Women in the British Car Industry Top 100, run by Autocar magazine and the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), the awards celebrate female talent from across the motor industry. […]