Alpine and Lotus announce a technical collaboration that will study several collaboration areas from Formula 1, Formula E and Endurance.
In Press release published by Alpine and LotusThe two teams have signed a memorandum of understanding that will allow the teams to form a technical partnership for the joint engineering, design and development of EV Sportscar by leveraging the resources, expertise and facilities of related entities in France. UK, as stated in the issue.
In addition, it has also been revealed that the two sides will also explore the possibility of offering joint services to combine their engineering expertise. The collaboration will also benefit Alpine’s Motorsport Avenue from Formula 1, Formula E and Endurance.
Alpine has been producing shockwaves in F1 since the start of 2021, the first Cyril Abitbol stepped down There was a predetermined change, and now Lotus is an important partnership with ambitious projects.
“Signing this MOU with Lotus represents a lean and smart approach that we are implementing as part of the new Alpine brand strategy, ”said Alpine CEO Laurent Rossi.
“The two brands have an amazing legacy, and we are excited to start this work together, from engineering-tailored solutions to developing the next generation of EV sports cars.”
“This collaboration is the beginning of a new era with our transformation in which we will line up for the Alpine name and future.”
“We’re putting F1 at the heart of our business, leveraging our in-house expertise and best-in-class partners like Lotus to inject our cars with leading performance, technology and motorization”.
“Today’s announcement marks the first step set for a highly rewarding collaboration between our prestigious brands.” Phil Popham, CEO, Lotus Car.
“We are proud to work with the group Renault in this collaboration – sharing Lotus’ technical expertise and capabilities and leveraging our long track record of successful collaboration.”
“Our companies have a lot in common – from a leading pedigree to a lightweight, championship-winning sportscar who performs as impressively on the road as they do in the motorsports sector.”
“It is a natural fit in many ways, and the co-development of EV Sportscar is extremely exciting for our companies, our fans and customers worldwide.”
“The joint-service element of our agreement will further provide our engineering expertise to those wishing to incorporate our innovations.”