Senior members of the Geely Team visited RA on 22nd August 2018. Geely are the new owners of Lotus Cars, having previously transformed the fortunes of both Volvo Cars and London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) formerly London Taxi Company.
During a visit to Lotus Cars in Hethel, RA were selected as one of just four strategic suppliers for a visit. Eric Fang (Supplier Quality Director), Frank Li (Supplier Quality Manager) and Tony Zhao (Supplier Quality Manager) along with Ross Harber (Senior SQA Engineer) from Lotus met with the RA board and members of the production team.
Mike Theaker (RA Managing Director) said
“It was a real honour and privilege to meet with the Geely Team. We had a very good meeting. We discussed our capabilities and plans for the future, and shared with them details of new technologies currently in development at the Innovation Centre. Eric explained their plans for developing Lotus as a strong global brand, which were extremely positive and very exciting. The future for Lotus Cars looks very bright!”
After lunch the visitors took an extended tour of the March House facility, overseeing production of the Lotus Elise rear silencer, leaving in time for a visit to Carrow Road and an important Championship match for Norwich City. Hope you enjoyed the game!