Blog: New Lotus proActive is out
Dave Leggett | 22 December 2009
The latest edition of Lotus Engineering's proActive e-magazine is now out. I interviewed Bob Joyce, Jaguar Land Rover's engineering head for the latest issue. There's also a piece about the two-stroke 'Omnivore' engiine - which can save 10% on fuel, according to Lotus - and an article about augmenting batteries with ultracapacitors.
And, also in the latest issue, we learn that Jacques Villeneuve has a pretty good memory: "My first toy car as a child was a replica model of Emerson Fittipaldi’s Lotus 72, I could say his name before I could say my dad’s!". What a cool thing to be able to say. Mine was, I think, a batmobile.
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