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What does this company do?

Does anyone have their website or any general information on them.

Why was lotus sold to them?
 

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RacingDynamcs said:
What does this company do?

Does anyone have their website or any general information on them.

Why was lotus sold to them?
Try their website at: http://www.proton.co.uk (it did not have a scroll bar to make it easier to read however - poorly done as other links had scroll bar)

They bought a stake in Lotus in 1996, and recently within the last year increased the stake to 100%. Since Lotus Cars are always in a crunch for money and Lotus Engineering (the true flower of the company) tides things over with their world class contracts with every major car company known - and since Proton had the money and the ambition to leverage the Lotus name brand in a market that seems to matter to Proton - they could and did buy the stake and provide the funding to keep Lotus afloat.
 
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